Switching from Wordpress.com to Wordpress.org

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Rock84, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Rock84

    Rock84 Registered Member

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    Hey guys, I'm wondiering how difficult, or if it's even possible to tranfer a blog from the free hosted wordpress.com to the self hosted version, and not have to start all the SEO work again?
     
  2. nufaman

    nufaman Elite Member

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    B) Moving to a self hosting Wordpress.org blog from Wordpress.com

    Just sign up for a new web hosting plan with a good web hosting company. For hosting a Wordpress blog you will need a MySQL database and PHP -

    Install Wordpress -

    If you have more than a few posts on your Wordpress.com blog and don't want to just copy and paste them on your new self hosted WP blog, do the following:

    In your wordpress.com blog admin panel go to Manage > Export and download the export file. Then in your wordpress.org admin panel click Manage > Import and upload the file.

    Good luck with your newly hosted WP blog
     
  3. ksaris

    ksaris Junior Member

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    I think you could do some sort of redirect, but mainly you want to seo the new site and begin again, but this time should be easier because you have a start. Not sure...