I have completed migrating TechBanyan to much powerful servers. This is part of the testing process to ensure writers can write and that the WordPress dashboard editor is correctly visible and functioning as per the design.
I can clearly see the Visual and HTML editor page. If you have problems correctly viewing the dashboard or editor, try refreshing a few times. Closing the browser and clearing the cache also might help. If not give me a buzz and weâ€™ll look into it.
I will further continue to test the server and see if anything breaks. If you spot any differences, good or bad, let me know.
For the record, I have gone with a web hosting company called Server Point (formerly known as A+ Hosting) and I am using their XEON servers.
As part of the upgrade, I have had to update the IP address of the site as well. This update process usually takes about 24 to 48 hrs to have the cascading effect across the world.
To enable this migration, I exported the database using PhpMyAdmin and then imported the database on the new servers. The import and export was failing initially because the internet connection at my place was not the best. I tried it like thousand times but for the life of me I couldnâ€™t figure out why the DB export and import was getting only partially done. Eventually I decided I will spend the weekend in a library to get a handle on this thing and within first try it worked.
Apparently when migrating big databases (over 4000 posts), it is important to have excellent internet connection. Thanks toÂ Warner Library, I was able to get my job done in the most time efficient manner. This example underscores why it is so important to have excellent infrastructure in place to facilitate and grow business.
Had I been in some other part of the world or even in the country of my birth, I am not sure if I had similar options available to me.
PS: Incidentally, the second half of the process was completed in Greenburg Public Library.