For sites on the Ezoic platform, publishers have access to the Wordpress Hosting app. This app allows publishers to host their sites on Ezoic's servers, free of charge!
*Requirement: Content Management System must be WordPress.
There are 2 different ways to transfer your site to Ezoic hosting*
In order to get started go to the 'Settings' section of your dashboard.
Scroll to the WordPress Hosting section and click 'Get Started'
Once there simply choose your preferred option.
Option 1: 'Transfer Site' (Via SFTP)
Once the tech team has transferred over your original site to the staging site we will notify you. Please verify that your staging site looks and functions correctly by going to the Wordpress Hosting App and using the staging cookie.
Turning on the Staging cookie for your browser allows you to browse your staging site instead of your live site. If you are using Cloudflare, it also turns on development mode. Turning off the staging cookie allows you to browse the live site as usual and turns off Cloudflare's development mode.
If everything looks good on your staging site, then you are ready to 'Switch DNS'!
If you have to manually transfer your site, there are different ways you can do so. You could use a WordPress plugin to do most of the work for you. Example plugins are:
We would recommend following our guide on this process for the manual transfer here.
If you decide to move your site away from Ezoic's free WordPress Hosting at any point, all you need to do is amend the value of this record in your Ezoic Dashboard to point toward your new host's server IP after completing the transfer of your site's contents to the new host (who will provide instructions on how to do this):