Upload your site files
Step 3 of the Move a Managed WordPress site to an unmanaged WordPress account series.
Required: Your new hosting account must be setup and WordPress must be installed and working to complete the rest of the steps in this series.
To upload your WordPress site content, access your new hosting server to upload the site files.
- Connect to your new hosting account using a file manager or an FTP client like Filezilla. Each hosting provider has a preferred way of doing this. If you're unsure how to do it, ask your new hosting provider for instructions.
- Replace the wp-content folder in your new hosting account by uploading the folder you downloaded previously in Download your site files.
- Download and install the Filezilla FTP client.
- Find more information at WordPress.org.