SiteGround: Free Website Migration!

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My web hosting company, SiteGround, is currently offering a great deal to anyone who would like to migrate their WordPress website to their service that includes free website migration. This promotion ends on September 8, so if you have been thinking about switching web hosting providers but have been putting it off because of the hassle that is involved, you will want to act now. When I moved to SiteGround this past March, I used their Website Migration service and the transfer was totally painless and problem free.

I wrote about my decision to change hosting providers back in March shortly after I switched to SiteGround. Check out how my Google crawl rate increased with the increased speed I got after making the transition in Googlebot Loves Me Now. Besides the increased speed I’m getting from SiteGround, their support is second to none. Support tickets I create are answered quickly by people who actually know what they are talking about, unlike my experience with my previous hosting provider. I couldn’t be happier with my decision!

Disclaimer

I was so impressed by SiteGround after switching to them, that I became an affiliate marketer for them. Should you choose to click on the links in this article to migrate to SiteGround, I will earn a small commission from them which helps to keep this website running, but does not cost you anything extra. You can’t beat free website migration when it comes with such a great hosting company!

Promotion Details

Web Hosting

SiteGround hosting accounts purchased between the promotion run dates of September 1st to September 8th come with the following additional benefits.

Free Website Migration

SiteGround will migrate one website to your new account free of charge. You can claim it in the getting started wizard upon your first login, or later by visiting the Support Tab in the User Area.

Free Domain Transfer

One free domain transfer can be claimed per account purchased during the promotional period, given that no free domain has been registered during sign-up. The domain transfer can be claimed by visiting the Add Services Tab -> Domain Transfer. It must be claimed by October 8th.

The free domain transfer must be for one of these tlds: .com, .net, .org, .biz, or .info. For clients from certain countries, the local country-specific domains may also be available for free.

Free Hosting For Early Switch

SiteGround will compensate up to 6 months of hosting time, matching the remaining term you have prepaid with your previous hosting provider.

  1. The free hosting bonus must be claimed by October 8th.
  2. The compensation is valid for shared hosting accounts with a plan length of 12 months or more.
  3. The plan with your previous provider must have been purchased before September 1st, 2016.

Once you are a SiteGround customer, you can claim your free months by visiting Support Tab -> Billing Assistance -> Claim Promotional Hosting Bonus in your User Area. You will need to submit an acceptable form of proof for prepaid hosting services, which can be any of the following: credit card statement showing charge for annual billing; welcome email from the web hosting company showing start date and plan length; receipt showing start date and plan length; or, any other document showing the starting date and the period of the account.

Please allow up to 5 business days for our billing specialists to review compensation requests.

Barbara J Starmans is a social historian, freelance writer and obsessed genealogist living in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada and has been doing genealogical research for the past 35 years. She is a graduate of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies in Toronto, Canada with professional learning certificates in General Methodology and in English Records and recently become an instructor for them with an intermediate course on Social History.

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