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  • Hi,

    Let me explain my case. I had a blog called Then i purchased a domain and mapped the blog to I posted no. of blogs and comments on

    I have now shifted to bluehost. I mapped the dns to bluehost and installed wordpress over there. Now is empty!!

    My question is how do I shift my blog and comments from to bluehost? I know i have to shift my files and database but from where? I am clueless about it even after reading the tamba tuts. Where are my old file and db kept?

    thanks. Please help!!

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  • Log into your account and under the Dashboard for that blog go to Manage > Export. Once you have an export file go in your WordPress admin to Manage > Import; scroll down to the WordPress option.


    Is that all i need to host on bluehost? I heard people discussing to transfer database and all blogs comments by downloading them. Some sql file and dunno what else..

    What is the format of this export file?

    Ok i did what Kafkaesqui i have a problem..i lost the garland theme i had earlier. Moreover now the tags show numbers instead of the actual tags.

    what do i do?

    what do i do?
    Start reading and learning…
    There are thousands of free themes:
    Make sure you pick one that is compatible with WP 2.3.3 and displays the tags properly. (Although you can always add the necessary template tags: the_tags

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