Testing

There are at least three ways to do anything on a server, and testing is no different; there are four methods I can think of off the cuff to test migrated websites. And I only…

Post Migration

Your final sync has been finished, DNS has been updated, and you are live and kicking on your new server. Congratulations! But you aren’t done! There’s a host (pun intended) of important considerations for your…

TTLs

Great. A three letter acronym. You might say, “I’m inundated with acronyms. Why should I care about this one?” One word:┬ápropagation. DNS propagation is the enemy when changing IP addresses during a migration. This is…

Control Panels

There are a great wealth of web server control panels available for server administrators. I’ll probably get heckled off stage by some readers, but I think that they are super convenient for the novice (and…

What the heck is DNS?

Unless you have full control over your server and the routers it is connected to, you will probably have to change the DNS for your site as part of the migration. Most people don’t need…