Technical FAQs

This section houses questions about how to use Migrate Guru.

How to perform a migration with Migrate Guru?
Migrating a site (or a multisite network) with the Migrate Guru plugin is a fast and simple process Install and activate the plugin (either automaticall...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 5:22 AM
How do I migrate a multisite network using Migrate Guru?
When you install the Migrate Guru plugin on a WordPress multisite network, it automatically becomes network activated. This means you can use it as-is, to mi...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 5:24 AM
Where do I find my site’s cPanel details?
Your cPanel details are the details you use to log in to your hosting account. If you’d like detailed instructions on where to find this information for Bl...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 6:40 AM
Where do I find my site’s FTP details?
Your site’s FTP details should be available from your hosting account’s dashboard (generally under ‘domains’, but this varies from host to host).  If yo...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 6:43 AM
Do I need to have WordPress installed in the destination to migrate my site?
Yes. Migrate Guru automatically takes the database credentials of your destination site from its wp_config file, so it only works if you have WordPress inst...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 7:35 AM
Do I need to have a fresh WordPress install on the destination?
Fortunately not! You can use Migrate Guru to rewrite an existing WordPress installation (as long as it's in a different location, i.e. different domain...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 7:40 AM
What if there is malware on my original site (source site)?
If there's malware on your original site, we suggest that you get it cleaned up before you perform the migration. Migrate Guru is simply a migration pl...
Mon, 7 Aug, 2017 at 7:44 AM