1. The files and all important information have to be downloaded and saved. 2. The new website will be uploaded to a dummy website, making sure all is working fine. 3. New server location will be set up with same domain name as old. 4. All files will be migrated to server using IP address and any WP migration tools necessary. Once it's all tested and ready to go live, old domain will be pointed to new server location. 5. Testing and any necessary link adjustments will be made.