Your "web guy/gal" should be able to help you with all of these steps.
If you have BridalLive's Marketing Tools on your website or if you have email templates with links to the Website Forms forms (i.e. Appointment Scheduler, etc), you will need to take the following measures to ensure that no broken links exist once your new site goes live:
Step #1: Move your Website Forms pages to your new site
If you've chosen to implement the Appointment Scheduler, Appointment Request, Feedback, Interview, Testimonials, and Lead forms, they will need to be moved. If you can keep the same URL, that would be the easiest. If not, you will need to change the links in your Email Templates (both MailChimp, if used and BridalLive) and/or set up redirects (see next step). Any web designer can make these changes for you.
Step #2: Setup Redirects
Your web designer should do this as a best practice. Since many of these pages are indexed by search engines, you will want your visitors to be taken to a new page instead of showing the visitor an error. Insist that redirects are set up for your Website Forms links.
Step #3: Test, Test, Test
Once your new site goes live, test the following things:
- Submit your Appointment Request Form and verify that it arrives inside of BridalLive
- Book an Appointment on your calendar and verify that the emails sent out have valid links and all of the images are there.
- Complete the Interview (if you use it) and verify that it arrives inside of BridalLive
- Complete the Feedback form (if you use it) and verify that it arrives inside of BridalLive
- Login to your MailChimp account and preview all of the Templates and Autoresponder. Verify that all links work and that all of the images appear.
If you follow these steps, you should have no problem migrating your site. Please keep in mind that the BridalLive technical support policy does not include ongoing maintenance and changes to email templates.