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Transfer your website — a step-by-step tutorial
First things first, you'll need to purchase the Creator package from IONOS.
Once that's done, log in to your account, select your specific package and click on Create Website. You can now choose your preferred template.
After clicking on Start with this design, the website builder will launch into view.
Now, select the sub-item Content in the website builder. Click on Import Content to import your existing content from another domain. The wizard recognizes images and data such as addresses, telephone numbers, and opening times.
To migrate your content, simply enter the URL of the old website in the next step. The wizard will now recognize all the content elements on the original website. You just need to confirm your selection or restart the import if not all objects have been found.
You can also import photos from your Facebook page by simply entering your profile URL.
In the Content menu you will see an option to Manage Images. You will find all of the images and graphics that were imported from your previous website in the section From old website.
Now you can incorporate the individual images into the new design. The website builder also allows you to design appealing picture galleries too.
You can also import an existing blog to your new website. To do this, switch to the Blog menu in the website builder and select Import Posts, then enter the RSS feed of your old blog. This will be a URL with an XML file (i.e., with the extension: .xml).
Once the import is complete, you can find all your posts under Manage Posts. Either choose selected posts to share on your new website or publish all articles at once by clicking on the corresponding button.
Once you've transferred your old website, and you now host with IONOS, you can edit, modify, and add new content.
Because all the content elements from your old website are now fully integrated, you can easily edit these images or files to customize them further. Just choose the ones you want and add them to your website.