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Migrating your existing Orchard Core site to DotNest

We're glad you're thinking about moving your existing Orchard Core site to DotNest! Running your site on DotNest can save you from a lot of maintenance headaches. The process shouldn't be too complicated:

  1. Make sure DotNest offers everything your site needs. If you miss some module or theme badly you can request it too!
  2. Export content on the old site and import it into your DotNest site with the Deployment module. Make sure to remove any references to modules that are not available on DotNest.
  3. If you're using a custom theme, adopt it to DotNest, see the theming docs.
  4. That's it!

Contact us if you're unsure whether your site can be moved to DotNest or not! Also, get in touch with us if you have a lot of content or media and would request our assistance in the migration.

Since DotNest runs Orchard Core in a way that you can too, you can move your site to another hosting option too if you decide so.