The website transferring process can be automated, which will save you a huge amount of time and will let you see a test version of your new site.
But you still have to prepare your current website before migration, to be satisfied with the website conversion results. In this presentation, you can see a 3-phase checklist to make your CMS migration perfect.
CMS Migration Checklist: This Is What Professionals Do in 2020
How to migrate as smooth as possible
What is Website
PROCESS CAN BE
WILL SAVE YOU A HUGE
AMOUNT OF TIME
IT IS ABOUT CHANGING CMS PLATFORM.
SO HERE IS 3-PHASE CHECKLIST TO MAKE
YOUR CMS MIGRATION PERFECT.
BUT YOU STILL HAVE TO PREPARE
PREPARE THE NECESSARY
Automating various migration-related
tasks can save you a great deal of time
PLAN TO MIGRATE
DURING A SLOW PERIOD
Avoid losing any traffic, it’s important to
make sure that if you do lose traffic, you
lose it when business is already slow.
CRAWL YOUR WEBSITE
You need to crawl your old website and
get complete data of all URLs, page titles,
meta data, redirects, broken links, etc.
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Map the data
Test your migration
Set up target system
Transfer the content
Make system changes
Based on the results of the test
migration, make any required
changes to your system configuration,
migration method, or data.
Think of what has to be done on a
new CMS before transferring the
content into it.
Testing is a key element of every
migration project. Select a large enough
data sample and perform a trial
migration to spot any possible errors or
Consider the data architecture on the
source and target systems, identify
differences, and decide how you want to
Manual Content Migration
It involves a person or team of people doing the work of
copying and pasting a site’s content from one platform to
- Human capital is costly.
- As with anything that people touch, the potential for
human error exists.
-For large amounts of content, manual migration is
simply not feasible.
This method is obviously better:
- You won't lose anything.
- It provides the possibility to easily map your
- You can test the process and secure the whole
process with the migration insurance.
-Additional options you may include 301 redirects,
SEO URLs, metadata, attachments, etc.
Y o u c a n c h o o s e :
Observe Search Console Crawl & Server Logs
Once you went live, you should closely observe the crawl stats that are now
available in the Search Console. For the first 2-3 weeks, you should keep an eye
for reported crawl errors from your tools and take necessary actions (such as
implementing 301 redirects on all possible 404 errors).
Perform data and system optimization
No matter how thorough your preparation was, there will surely be a few
things you will have to adjust after the data transfer.
Measure Website Speed
Every millisecond counts, so you need to review closely. Every webmaster
knows that fast site speed is an SEO ranking signal across the devices.
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