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Migrating a Joomla Website to New Hosting When it Uses Admin Tools and Sh404SEF

A lot of people seem to have continual problems with this one.  Let me set the scene.

  • You wanted to change hosting providers.
  • You moved your files and database over to your new hosting.
  • You tried to access your migrated website using the temporary URL given to you by your new hosting company, and….. oh. Bother. Server 500 errors galore, or the page doesn’t load, or a host of other “funnies”, which are decidedly unfunny.

If you’re using Akeeba’s Admin Tools and/or Sh404SEF, here some nice little tips to help make everything a little smoother.

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