Here is a list of helpful steps for readers on moving from host to host:

  1. Order your Gridhost Hosting account.
  2. Receive your welcome email.
  3. Backup all files for an old hosting account (Full backups) to ensure no data loss. (optional but highly recommended). Your previous host can help you with this.
  4. Copy/Upload files to your new Gridhost Hosting Account
  5. 5. Make sure everything is up and running correctly by going to
    http://serverIPaddress/~yourusername/ 
    (replacing items respectively with your server IP and account username)
  6. Wait for your domain to come alive (about 3 - 6 hours for new domains - transfers can take 24 - 48 hours)
  7. Cancel your old hosting