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#20337 (In Topic #4743)

Community saint

Hi I want to register my site, but I need to know this before I go ahead.  I currently have a site set up on your servers.  Can I register this for now, so I can continue developing and building the site and when I'm ready have it moved to an independent server and domain?


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As our hosting service is very new this isn't well tested, but yes. You are able to take a backup that contains an 'SQL dump' and your custom files, which can then be placed on top of the files from our manual installer, so that together a complete website is formed. Some reconfiguration would then be done to make it suitable for the new server.

If you register than we'll assist you and make sure it all goes smoothly for you :).

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