Move a Managed WordPress site to an unmanaged WordPress account
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Note: Sometimes Managed WordPress just isn't the right fit for a customer site. Recommend a change of platform only when the customer can't achieve a goal using MWP. If customers can't move the site on their own, offer Expert Services to assist.
There may be instances in which Managed WordPress doesn't meet your needs or you want to move to another host provider, follow these steps to manually move a Managed WordPress site to a non-managed WordPress environment.
- Download your site files
- Export your site database
- Upload your site files
- Edit SQL file for import
- Import your site database
- Make final edits
Note: Give yourself 30-60 minutes to complete all six steps.