Is it possible to Install a new version 8 theme on my webhost next to an old site using 188.8.131.52 and rebuild/transfer from old to new?
So I have an old site that is running 184.108.40.206 on Bluehost using the Slate theme. I feel the need to start over fresh with version 8 with a new theme. I'm thinking of just building a new site from the ground up using version 8 and taking content from my old site piece by piece.
My old site is not that big, only about 9 pages and no eCommerce. Maybe I could set the new theme up along side the old one and just start building pages, blocks, etc. and do a lot of copy and paste, etc.
Is this strategy possible? What is recommended for my situation? Is there a better way? How do I go about doing this? (not even sure where or how to start)
I have limited experience, but was able to get my existing site up many years ago by myself and with the help of the community.
Thanks for anyone giving me their opinion or helping me figure out the right steps to take.
I really appreciate it!
Thank you for your reply!
I have created a subdomain. I have unzipped 8. I have created a new MySQL database. I am unable to get to an Install page. I just get Internal Server Error, with 500 Internal Server Error.
I have read a number of answers on the forums, and watched some YouTube videos, but I can't figure this out. Your help is appreciated!
Oh. Also, we use bluehost, which has caused issues of its own.
Thank you in advance!