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  • I’m trying to move a blog over from to I purchased a bluehost account and installed wordpress 2.1 on it. Now my problem is that I don’t know how to login to my wordpress account (where I can access “my dashboard”). Do I need to delete my old blog? Btw, the domain I want to use was set up to link to my account awhile ago. I did that through “Options>Domain” on my account.

    I’ve read through the codex and can’t figure it out still.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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  • No, don’t delete your account. Once it’s gone, it’s gone and you can’t get it back.

    When you installed the wp software, it should have created an account and emailed you your acocunt information. Did you get it? Where in the install procedure are you at?

    Thanks drmike. I actually got it to work last night. It turns out the problem was that I had to change the nameservers listed in my original domain hosting service (the one I signed up with via Once I switched over the nameservers to and, it was only a matter of time before my domain pointed to bluehost. So, basically, I’m able to login to my account now.

    I am trying to move from to

    I purchased a godaddy account and installed wordpress 2.1 on it. Now my problem is that the install url is not working for me:

    I’ve changed my name server from to my host’s name server already. I’ve also configured the wp-config. But I didn’t see anything moved.

    Please help.

    Changes to nameservers “may take 24-48 hours to be visible on the Internet” according to the e-mail I just got from WordPress after making the changes at Automattic’s manage-your-domain site.

    If you care about rankings, you should delete your blog.

    When moving to Bluehost your images will not transfer
    “You would need to do a Backup of the images, files and database from WordPress and upload that to your site here. The transfer does not happen automatically. It needs manual upload.”

    Since you can’t backup from .com, your images will not be in your old posts.


    Actually they will be. allows hotlinking of images.

    Just don’t delete your blog.

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