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Transferability from Common Hosts

 

For transfers to HostGator Shared, Reseller, VPS, and Linux Dedicated hosting.

Here are some hosts we can migrate (transfer) your content from. Because different hosts have different structures, we may not be able to transfer all of the content from your old host. For example, we can often transfer the website, but not always the email. The chart below helps identify what can be transferred for common hosts.

Terms:
Transferable

This column indicates whether we can transfer your website content or not and, if so, whether a proprietary system prevents us from transferring everything.

Full Backup

This column indicates whether or not we can make a full cPanel backup of your old hosting account and use that to transfer your content. This method of transferring your content transfers the most items.

Email

This column indicates whether we can transfer your email during the transfer process and, if not, whether it might be possible to transfer it afterward.

Key:
 TransferableFull BackupEmail

This host's main plans should be transferable (please note that some hosts continue to add proprietary methods which can not be transferred).

If your account meets the requirements (under 4GB and has enough free space), we should be able to create a backup. If your old host supports cpbackup-excludes and is over 4GB, we can also create a backup and will have to download the files manually.

We should be able to obtain your emails during the transfer process; however, these are not guaranteed.

This host provides a proprietary method to obtain content. Not all content is transferable.

Proprietary services, we can only use their proprietary backups to obtain content. Not all content may be available.

We cannot obtain emails during the transfer process for these types of accounts. It may be possible to move the mail afterward using Fetchmail.

 

We are not able to complete a full backup. Due to this, we can only download website content and databases.

 

This host's plan does not provide transferable content.

This host's plan does not provide transferable content.

This provider does not support any known email format.

Chart:
HostPanelTransferableFull BackupTransfer Email
1&1non-cPanel
1&1 eshopnon-cPanel
1&1 MyWebsitenon-cPanel
A Small OrangecPanel
Blogger / Blogspotnon-cPanel
BluehostcPanel
Cloud Accessnon-cPanel
DreamHostnon-cPanel
Dudanon-cPanel
GoDaddynon-cPanel
GoDaddycPanel
GoDaddy Website Tonightnon-cPanel
Google Sitesnon-cPanel
Homesteadnon-cPanel
HostGatorcPanel
HostGatornon-cPanel
HostMonstercPanel
HostNinecPanel
InMotioncPanel
Intuitnon-cPanel
iPagenon-cPanel
IXwebhostingnon-cPanel
JustHostcPanel
LiquidWebcPanel
LiquidWebnon-cPanel
MediaTemplenon-cPanel
Network Solutionsnon-cPanel
NetFirmsnon-cPanel
Microsoft Office Live Small Business / Microsoft 365non-cPanel
Rackspacenon-cPanel
Site5cPanel
SMCing.comnon-cPanel
SprycPanel
Squarespacenon-cPanel
VistaPrintnon-cPanel
webs.comnon-cPanel
Website Tonightnon-cPanel
Weeblynon-cPanel
Wixnon-cPanel
WordPress.comnon-cPanel
Yahoo!non-cPanel

This is not a complete list of hosts we can transfer content from. We can transfer from most web hosts. If you have questions about transfers, please contact us via phone or Live Chat, and we can assist you.

Sites We Cannot Transfer

We cannot transfer from hosts that do not allow access to your website files (typically by FTP) and/or databases and/or the data in those databases. Without access, we cannot copy and transfer your site.