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Moving website to new host hints needed

Discussion in 'Free Shared Hosting' started by JimG, Jan 14, 2019 at 2:13 AM.

  1. JimG

    JimG Hosting Client

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    Plano, Texas, US
    I am moving my website to InstaFree and experiencing some issues (most likely my own inexperience).

    Background: My current host does not support ftp exporting/importing of web pages, so I need to recreate my website here. The original website was created using their homegrown website builder.

    I have installed WordPress here and have an initial website created. I do not want to update the DNS pointer until I can manually recreate my website here. I have tried to access my minimal website using the shared IP address without success.

    Can anyone help me with accessing my InstaFree website using the shared IP address?

    TIA,
    Jim
     
  2. Bryan

    Bryan Administrator

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    Hi Jim,

    Unfortunately, WordPress doesn't really play well with IP addresses, I hate to say. It really likes domain names. You might be able to get something, you might not.

    To access your website, you will want to use https://ip/~username

    Hope that helps. :)
     
  3. Konstantin

    Konstantin Premium Hosting Client VPS Client

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    You can try some plugins however use at your own risk.

    Welcome to InstaFree. Trust me, you won't look back.
     

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