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Hassle-Free Migration

Hassle-Free Migration

Hassle-Free Migration

One of the barriers to preventing a hosting customer, moving their website from one provider to another is the worry about transferring their existing data.

This concern is not without a firm basis. The hosting industry is still quite a technical process, and dress it up how you like, moving from one host to another is not always an easy process.

It is not made any more straight forward, by the fact that no one website transfer is the same. It even varies depending on the whether your domain name is a .co.uk or a .com!

Many people are put off by this, and end up sticking with a service, that they may not be happy with, or that they are paying too much for.

Campaign For Simple Transfer

At Hipposerve we believe that transferring your website and digital data should be as easy as switching mobile phone or utility provider.

This would make the industry fairer and enable customers to have a better choice of providers and hold their existing providers to account over a substandard service.

However, in the absence of an appetite for this in the industry, it is our aim to make the process as simple as possible for customers wishing to switch to Hipposerve.

The Transfer Process

The website transfer, or migration, process is typically in five stages.

  1. Transfer of website files
  2. Transfer of any databases
  3. Transfer of any hosting settings
  4. Transfer of any email accounts (if applicable)
  5. Transfer of the domain name.
  6. Website optimization

However, each one of these can vary, depending on the existing installation. As a result we perform a complete audit of the existing host  to ensuring that the process is as smooth as possible.

Hassle-Free Migration

Your Migration Journey

Backups

Before we do any work on either your old or new site, we will create a backup of your database and website files. This means that should anything go wrong, we can revert your site to exactly how it was before.

Test Test Test

We will test your new installation fully before it goes live to minimize disruption. We can’t guarantee that there won’t be some downtime due to DNS issues beyond our control.

Optimization Checks

We will examine your site to see if there is anything we can do to improve its performance and security. If there is, we will let you know. If you are interested we will complete this work for free.

Hassle-Free Migration

How Long Does the Transfer Take?

We have completed hundreds of transfers and no two are the same.

The time taken for the transfer to complete depends on a number of factors.

  1. The size of your website, the larger it is, the longer the work will take.
  2. The complexity of your installation
  3. If any optimization work is required.
  4. If you require any email transfers

There are also elements beyond our control, such as the time taken for your existing host to release the domain name (some take ages), and the time taken for the DNS servers to propagate.

As a rough average, transfers tend to take between 5 and 7 days.

In Summary

Moving from one hosting supplier to another should not be a difficult process, but it all too many cases it can be. The hosting industry has a long way to go before a website transfer can happen in a few clicks — it is still an involved process.

We aim to take the hassle out of this process with our comprehensive FREE hassle-free migration service.

Full details f this service can be found here.

About Us

We have over 20 years experience of the industry each, either on the technical side, in support or in sales. This wealth of expertise across the industry makes us ideally placed to serve our customers.

Having experienced first hand poor customer services from a number of different hosting providers, customer satisfaction became the number one priority when we founded the company.

Our aim is to make your hosting experience as straightforward as possible, so you can get on with using your site as a promotion tool, or concentrating on your business.

Hippo Benefits

As well as amazing prices, great service and excellent customer support, you can also take advantage of:

1) A Free Hippo on many of our products
2) 99p domain names, which are free on selected hosting plans.
3) Free hosting for registered UK Charities
4) Free website migration
5) Free Professional Email for 1 year on selected hosting.

 

 

Ordering

Ordering a hosting package is a fully automated process which can be completed from our website. If however you wish to discuss package options with us, or any other hosting related query;  just drop us a line at our support desk.

 

Information Mode

Hippo Value

Monthly Plan

£5.99
per month
£5.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Value

1 Year Plan (Save £12)

£4.99
equiv. per month
£58.88 payable today
(renews @ £5.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Value

3 Year Plan (Save £108)

£2.99
equiv. per month
£107.64 payable today
(renews @ £5.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Select

Monthly Plan

£9.99
per month
£9.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Select

1 Year Plan (Save £12)

£8.99
equiv. per month
£107.88 payable today
(renews @ £9.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Select

3 Year Plan (Save £144)

£5.99
equiv. per month
£215.64 payable today
(renews @ £9.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Awesome (Popular)

Monthly Plan

£15.99
per month
£15.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Awesome (Popular)

1 Year Plan (Save £12)

£14.99
equiv. per month
£179.88 payable today
(renews @ £15.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Awesome (Popular)

3 Year Plan (Save £180)

£10.99
equiv. per month
£395.64 payable today
(renews @ £15.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Ultimate

Monthly Plan

£19.99
per month
£19.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Ultimate

1 Year Plan (Save £12)

£18.99
equiv. per month
£227.88 payable today
(renews @ £19.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Ultimate

3 Year Plan (Save £144)

£15.99
equiv. per month
£575.64 payable today
(renews @ £19.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Value

Monthly Plan

£5.99
per month
£5.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Value

BLACK FRIDAY (Save £28.75)

£3.59
equiv. per month
£43.13 payable today
(renews @ £5.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Value

3 Year Plan (Save £108)

£2.99
equiv. per month
£107.64 payable today
(renews @ £5.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Select

Monthly Plan

£9.99
per month
£9.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Select

BLACK FRIDAY (save £47.95)

£5.99
equiv. per month
£71.93 payable today
(renews @ £9.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Select

3 Year Plan (Save £144)

£5.99
equiv. per month
£215.64 payable today
(renews @ £9.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Awesome (Popular)

Monthly Plan

£15.99
per month
£15.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Awesome (Popular)

BLACK FRIDAY (save £76.75)

£9.59
equiv. per month
£115.13 payable today
(renews @ £15.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Awesome (Popular)

3 Year Plan (Save £180)

£10.99
equiv. per month
£395.64 payable today
(renews @ £15.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Ultimate

Monthly Plan

£19.99
per month
£19.99 payable today
(Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Ultimate

BLACK FRIDAY (Save £95.95)

£11.99
equiv. per month
£143.93 payable today
(renews @ £19.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Hippo Ultimate

3 Year Plan (Save £144)

£15.99
equiv. per month
£575.64 payable today
(renews @ £19.99p/m. Prices ex. VAT)

Suitable For:

Personal websites with a few pages and a smaller number of visitors who stop by occasionally.

Community websites with info based pages and more visitors who stop by regularly.

Startups and SMEs looking to showcase their business. For a growing number of visitors.

Websites where you are selling items or services on-line or sites with lots of visitors and pages.

Example Customers:

Bloggers, Actor Showreel, Train Enthusiast, Poet, Voice Artist

Karate Club, Dance School, Rambling Association, Local Theatre, Yoga Club

Removal Firm, Life Coach, Recruitment Firm, Antiques Company

Accountant, Legal Firm, Financial Services, Competition Site, Car Accessories Shop

WordPress Optimised

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Free Domain Name

50% off Hippo Email

Free Hippo Pro Email

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4

Free SSL Certificate

Free Site Migration

Free Hippo

cPanel® Control Panel

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LiteSpeed® Webserver

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SSD Storage

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Storage Space

5GB

Unmetered

Unmetered

Unmetered

Bandwidth per Month

5GB

10GB

Unmetered

Unmetered

Databases

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Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Enhanced Performance

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Support Level

Silver

Silver

Gold

Platinum

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