Site Transfer

Free Website Transfer

If you already have a website with another hosting provider, you can transfer it to Canadian Web Hosting with little effort. Our special website promotion transfer will save you time and money when switching hosts.

The promotion includes:

Free Website Transfer

Our special transfer team will move your content and databases from your current provider.

Free Compensation of unused months

We will compensate up to 6 unused months with your previous host, if you leave before expiration. We will add the remaining months to your current Canadian Web Hosting account for free. You won't lose money by changing hosts.

Transfer Promotion Terms and Conditions

  • The transfer promotion applies to customers who purchase any Standard Linux or Windows plan located at:
  • This offer is valid to any customers who purchase services for at least a year.
  • This offer is not valid to resellers or affiliates.
  • The customer must provide proof that the account(s) that are transferred must be registered with the previous host for more than 30 days.
  • The customer should request this transfer promotion by emailing our sales dept at sales@canadianwebhosting.com within 7 days after initial signup.
  • The customer should present cancellation notice to previous hosting account and provide document showing the expiration date of the previous account in order to receive compensation for the months remaining with the previous hosting provider.
  • Canadian Web Hosting will credit up to 6 months of unused hosting with previous host to the new Canadian Web Hosting account. This will be done when acceptable form of proof of hosting services with previous host is received. These can be the following: credit card statement showing the charge for prepaid hosting, welcome email from previous host showing start date and plan length, payment receipt showing start date and plan length, or any other document showing start date and plan length.
  • The promotion does not have any cash value and cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions.

Website Transfer Terms:

  • The customer must email our technical dept at support@canadianwebhosting.com with the ftp, control panel login details, MySQL login details, database export tools, etc from the previous host in order to expediate the transfer process. All additional assistance that may be needed during the transfer, which includes but is not limited to: contacting its previous host in case of technical problem on its side, etc.
  • We cannot guarantee successful transfer if any of the following conditions is present:
    • If the website uses a different MySQL version than what Canadian Web Hosting currently uses (currently MySQL 5+)
    • If the website uses a different PHP version than what Canadian Web Hosting currently uses (currently PHP 5+)
    • If the website uses a different server settings that are different from Canadian Web hosting
    • If the server of the previous host continuously experiences time outs during the transfer
  • Email accounts and messages can only be transferred if the previous hosting account was managed with cPanel version compatible with Canadian Web Hosting cPanel (currently using 10+ and 11+).
  • FTP accounts can only be transferred if the previous hosting account of the customer was managed with a cPanel version compatible with Canadian Web Hosting cPanel.
  • Subdomains, addon domain and parked domains should be additionally recreated on the Canadian Web Hosting customer's account if the previous hosting account of the customer was NOT managed with a cPanel version compatible with Canadian Web Hosting cPanel. This should be requested additionally by the customer, as it is not included in the website transfer.
  • The website transfer can take up to 7 days to be completed after all necessary information is provided by customer.
  • Website content greater than 2 GB cannot be transferred for free as part of the transfer promotion.