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Web DatabaseThere are many web hosting options today, you only need to know what your site requires and match it with a viable web host like iPage hosting. Two of the most important things you need to consider when looking for a web host that has most impact to your site and your budget are:

checkAffordability
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Panel SettingsFortunately, iPage web hosting offers both so, if you’re looking to see if you can transfer your site to iPage – Yes, you can. But before doing so there are a couple of things you need to check on with your current web host. Make sure to review the terms and conditions that apply to your service term.

512x512 (7)You also need to check what type of site transfer you prefer like if you only want to transfer your domain name or domain registrar and retain all your files with your current web host or if you want to transfer all your files and databases and completely relocate them to your iPage storage.

Once all is clear, verified and no further fees are involved, then, you can commence your transfer to iPage web hosting by taking the first step –sign up to iPage hosting.

Your iPage Hosting Plan

ipageBefore we discuss the steps to complete for your transfer to iPage let’s take a closer look at your iPage hosting package. iPage is a veteran in web hosting bringing over a decade of expertise along with its affordability and unmatched quality.

notiThis is why iPage is the widely preferred web host by both web developers and users.

Now, signing up with iPage includes the following basic products and service in an iPage hosting package:

icon_drive_altUnlimited storage space
icon_loadingUnlimited bandwidth
icon_mailUnlimited emails
icon_like_altFree domain registration (for the first year)
icon_lockFree SiteLock Security
icon_toolsFree site building tools
icon_starFree marketing credits
icon_cursorFree point and click site builder
icon_cartFree online store
icon_pencil_altFree blog
icon_documentsFree script library
icon_wallet_altAnytime money-back guarantee

freelancerAnd if you want to add more features to your site you may certainly do so with iPage’s add-on features. These optional features include the following: an automatic site backup and recovery, premium SSL certificates, domain privacy, as well as directory listing and SEO services.

notiYou can opt to have it activated anytime but be reminded that fees will apply as these are extras to your basic hosting package.

Transferring your website to iPage

iMac OSXIn transferring your site to iPage you can opt for the simple online configuration or the complex process involving downloading, uploading and reconfiguring your website. You only need to confirm with your previous web host which is possible and within service terms with them.

notiOnce that is settled then you may continue on with your site transfer to iPage with the assumption that you already have signed up.

You may refer to the below guidelines to complete your process as follows:

checkUnlock your domain name with your previous web host (Done manually).
checkLogin to your iPage hosting account. Then go to the control panel.
checkGo to the “Domain Central” and enter your domain name to be transferred under the “Add Domain Name” field.
checkClick “Add” button.
checkFrom the Domain Central list get your domain name and click on “More Info.”
checkEnter your authorization code in the text box.
checkClick on the “Transfer to iPage” button to continue the process.
checkOnce instructions are received on your iPage administrative email, finish and confirm the transfer request.

bookmark_512Once completed you can continue and begin managing your website with iPage hosting. For further queries you may visit http://www.ipage.com/ or contact the iPage support team via chat, email and phone 24×7.