Already Have a Website and You Want to Come to HostBaby?

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Welcome!

We want to make your transition to HostBaby as smooooth as possible: No downtime, No email loss, no headache.

Which one of the following applies to you?

I have a website that I want to move to HostBaby (as is)

No Problem!

1. Sign up at http://hostbaby.com. Choose "Full Developer Account"

Don't worry this won't affect your current site.

2. We'll then send you instructions on how to access your web-space with us via your FTP client of choice. Let us know if your site needs a SQL DB, so we can create a blank DB for you from here to migrate to our servers.

3. Once you've uploaded your site, we'll send you instructions on how to change your DNS (Domain Name Servers) to point to us.

However, there are a few things to consider before changing your DNS! If you have Email hosted with your current host, those addresses will shut down during your DNS change. We've created a general "check list" of things to watch out for before you change your DNS:

http://hostbaby.org/wiki/DNS_change_Checklist

So, be sure to make sure you're set for this move before you make it! If you have any questions or concerns about changing your DNS to host with us, don't hesitate to ask!

NOTE: Don't cancel your old hosting until 48 hours after the DNS change. This will insure that there is no downtime for your users.

ANOTHER NOTE: Keep in mind that some hosting services, like Bandzoogle, Wix, etc, will own rights over your site design if you made use of their site-builder tools. These sites will NOT be allowed to move here, as the design itself belongs to those companies; much like our templates are our property and need to remain here.

I have a website but I want to use your amazing Wizard tools to build a new site

We know you're going to love the Wizard. You can update your site any time of day or night without calling on a developer. Yay!

Here's how to get started:

1. Sign up at HostBaby.com Choose "Wizard Account" (Don't worry, we wont try to purchase your domain name if you already own it).

2. We'll set you up with a Wizard site and a Pre-DNS login. This means you can work on your site in the background without disturnbing the site you currently have online.

3. When you have gotten your Wizard site to a point where you're ready to unveil it, let us know, we'll send you instructions on how to change DNS (Domain Name Servers) so your website is pointing to our servers.

However, there are a few things to consider before changing your DNS! If you have Email hosted with your current host, those addresses will shut down during your DNS change. We've created a general "check list" of things to watch out for before you change your DNS:

http://hostbaby.org/wiki/DNS_change_Checklist

So, be sure to make sure you're set for this move before you make it! If you have any questions or concerns about changing your DNS to host with us, don't hesitate to ask!

NOTE: Don't cancel your old hosting until 48 hours after the DNS change. This will insure that there is no downtime for your users.

I have a website, but my developer is building a new site I want you to host

1. Go ahead and sign up at HostBaby.com and select Full Expert Account.

2. Email us. Let us know that you need Pre-DNS access to our servers so you can upload the new site.

3. When you're done, let us know and we'll instruct you on how to point your domain name to our servers.

However, there are a few things to consider before changing your DNS! If you have Email hosted with your current host, those addresses will shut down during your DNS change. We've created a general "check list" of things to watch out for before you change your DNS:

http://hostbaby.org/wiki/DNS_change_Checklist

So, be sure to make sure you're set for this move before you make it! If you have any questions or concerns about changing your DNS to host with us, don't hesitate to ask!

NOTE: Don't cancel your old hosting until 48 hours after the DNS change. This will insure that there is no downtime for your users.