Website Migration

Website Migration is nothing but whereby a website undergoes substantial changes in areas that can significantly affect search engine visibility — typically changes to the site’s location, platform, structure, content, design, or UX.

If you have decided to move your website to another platform or make any changes to the website, we at COD Trees will help you not only to do it but always try our best to make you out the different types of services we provide in this genre.

Types of Website Migrations

Protocol change

Protocol change is basically migrating a website from HTTP to HTTPS is an example of a protocol change.


These are nothing but minor design changes to a complete website revision with major changes in code and copy.

Domain name change

This scenario usually takes place when an enterprise is rebranding, relaunching and they want to switch from one domain to another. For example, to

Subdomain or subfolder change

When a company chooses to move from one cc TLDs into subdomains or subfolders. Likewise to
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Site structure changes

These changes are basically improvements to the layout of the site. It generally affects URL structure of the page and the internal reference.

Top-level domain change

This case happens when a company decides to either launch the business abroad or limit it to a certain country. For example, to or vice versa.

Content Migration

Rewriting, content management, consolidation which might have a major role on the visibility of organic search.

Mobile setup changes

Things such as shifting to indexing applications, mobile setup, or developing a PWA website are often called partial website migrations.


This scenario usually takes place when a website is switched from one platform to another. For example switching from Shopify to WordPress or PHP to WordPress and vice versa.