ManageWP is a Software as a service (SaaS) for being able to manage multiple WordPress sites. MainWP is a self hosted solution which is not SaaS based. It is very easy to change over from ManageWP to MainWP to manage all your clients’ sites. First, you will need to install MainWP Dashboard to create a Dashboard site to manage all of the connected sites. It is always recommends to use a fresh WordPress install for the MainWP dashboard site. First you will need to install the MainWP dashboard plugin, then activate and walk through the steps of the setup wizard.