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WiX to WordPress Migration Plugin: How-It-Works

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  1. WiX to WordPress Migration Plugin: How It Works

  2. Why Switch to WordPress? • Open Source • Free • Very easy to use • Flexible Great range of plugins Many design solutions Easy updates Community support

  3. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your WiX website 2. Install WordPress 3. Set up custom URL structure for WP Find more info inthis article

  4. Migration SetupStep 1. Download the plugin Go to    and download the plugin.

  5. Migration SetupStep 2. Install Plugin • Go to WP admin panel -> Plugins -> Add New • Upload file, you downloaded previously • Press “Install Now” Button

  6. Migration SetupStep 3. Register an account Register your CMS2CMS account

  7. Migration SetupStep 4. Connect your Sites • Specify Your WiX Website URL • Press ‘Continue’ Button

  8. Migration SetupStep 5. Select Migration Preferences and Start Free Demo Conversion You’ll be Redirected to CMS2CMS website, where you may select extra options: • Migrate Media - to have images moved • Make URLs SEO friendly - to have internal links formed according to the rewrite rules on WordPress. • 301 Redirect - receive a set of rules to redirect Drupal URLs to WordPress URLs • Clear Target website data - delete all content from WordPress website

  9. Migration SetupStep 6. Start Full Migration • Only one mouse click separates you from the new WordPress site. • After you click 'Start Full Migration', your WiX pages will be moved to WordPress. • You'll receive an email notification as soon as the transfer is complete. • You'll be able to check the results and enjoy your new WordPress website!

  10. What to Do After Migration? 1. Set appearance & description When you migrate, your WordPress website has the default theme installed (currently, it’s Twenty Twelve). To personalize it, set up the suitable theme and template for your website.Don’t forget about the tagline - by default, it says “Just another WordPress blog". To change the tagline, go to Settings -> General in WordPress dashboard. 2. Add functionality Install the necessary plugins, like SEO, backup, security etc. You can access WordPress plugin directory right from your dashboard. Go to Plugins ->Add New.Use search function or browse by tag to find the needed plugin. 3. Take care of SEO • set up 301 permanent redirects (you can do this using redirection bridge you'll get from CMS2CMS after migration). • monitor your site for 404 errors and fix them. • create Google Webmaster Tools account for the new site • generate and submit to Google your new XML sitemap. Click here for more info. 4. Test your new site Make sure all the functions are working properly, pages and posts are displayed correctly and all forms (registration, contact, login etc function well).

  11. Enjoy Your Brand New WordPress Website! Migrate your site now - it's never been easier!