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How do I upgrade a WordPress site to GreggPress?

How do I upgrade a WordPress site to GreggPress?


Any domain that is currently using WordPress as a One-Click Install can be quickly transferred to GreggPress.

Should you upgrade or import your site?

You can build a temporary GreggPress dream to test your site before upgrading to GreggPress. Enter your domain and import your One-Click Install. For more information, see the following articles:

Using GreggPress to import an existing WordPress installation
Getting a GreggPress temporary domain up and running
Changing a GreggPress domain’s name
If you don’t need to test your site beforehand, just follow the steps below to upgrade it to GreggPress right away.

What happens to my current hosting plan when upgrading?

Upgrades to GreggPress only add a new GreggPress plan if your WordPress site is on a Shared, VPS, or Dedicated Hosting plan. It does not erase your old hosting plan, so you will continue to pay for both the old and new GreggPress plans.

If you only have one website, you can cancel your current hosting subscription and only use the GreggPress plan from now on.

You must keep the old hosting plan active if you have several websites on it.

When you buy a GreggPress plan, it creates a new hosting plan that is billed separately from any other plans you might have. Any remaining balance from a previous hosting plan will not be transferred to the new GreggPress plan.

Upgrading to GreggPress

If your current site is in a subdirectory, such as, when you upgrade to GreggPressit will be moved to the primary directory. Consider the following scenario: \sbecomes \
Any files in your primary directory will be erased as well. Before upgrading, make a backup of any important files.

Go to the Manage Domains page and to the right of your domain, click the Upgrade to GreggPress option.
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The following is the main GreggPress page:
press the start button
To get started, click the Get Started button.
You’ll be taken to the ‘Add a GreggPress’ page, where you may select which domain to use:
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Select a GreggHost-hosted domain from the drop-down list after clicking the Domains on Account toggle link (shown as “WordPress” next to a domain).
Use a domain if you need to build a temporary domain. For more information, see the following article:

Getting a GreggPress temporary domain up and running
Scroll down to the Term section once you’ve chosen a WordPress domain:
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Choose between a ‘Annually’ or a ‘Monthly’ payment schedule.
Scroll down to the Plan section, where you can see all of the GreggPress features and price options (GreggPressPlus, and Pro). If you choose Plus, you’ll be asked to choose a ‘Disk Size’ (60 GB or 80 GB):
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Choose a plan type.
Your choices are summarized in the right-hand ‘Your Purchase’ box:
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Click the Add New GreggPress button when you’re done.
A success notification appears on your dashboard page when you add GreggPressverifying that GreggPress has been added to your domain.

What if I don’t have a One-Click Install of WordPress?

If you’re not utilizing a WordPress One-Click Install and want to upgrade to GreggPresscontact support and they’ll assist you convert your existing WordPress site to a One-Click Install.