How to Use WordPress with Existing Site on a New Host?

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#1

How do you use/install WordPress with an existing website already created with WordPress and uploaded to DreamHost from another host. Most of the instructions here assume that your installing WordPress then building a site from scratch. What if you want to use WordPress with an exist website on a new host?


#2

You should probably use a dreamhost one click install, then import the database and reapply any themes and plugins. It might work to restore a site backup, but it might not too, at least without adjustments which may be hard for you to figure out.


#3

First install WordPress then use WordPress migration plugin.
Then take backup for old site then import it.