Transfer my WordPress.com Blog to WordPress.org (6 posts)

  1. v1tamind
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have two questions.
    1) Can I transfer my WordPress.com Blog to WordPress.org? If so, how is it done?
    2) Can I sell my own advertising spots on a WordPress.org Blog?

    Thank you in advance to everyone who can help me. If you can steer me in the right direction I would be very grateful.

    Thanks again,

  2. Samuel B
    Posted 3 years ago #

    it's fairly simple
    assuming you have a domain name and a web host, you set wordpress up - either manually or with host's one click install

    after you have it installed, set up theme and plugins you want go to wordpress.com blog
    dashboard - tools - export
    export the file to your pc

    now log in to .org blog
    dashboard - tools - import
    import the file you saved from .com

    that's about it and of course you can sell anything you like on your site

  3. v1tamind
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Excellent advice Samuel! Thank you so much. I will give it a try and let you know how it turns out.
    BTW, do you have your own Blog on wordpress.org that I could check out?
    I would like to see how some more experienced people have set up their .org blogs.
    Any great samples would be very much appreciated.
    Thanks again!

  4. Samuel B
    Posted 3 years ago #

    my sites are private but look at the "Your WordPress" section for examples of newly created blogs

  5. brentpok
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You can do it easily. Just do on YouTube. Then search your 1st question. You will see your solution with video!! I think that will be great. To sell your site you can contract here sell anything.

  6. kamalgaur
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Now my username.wordpress.com blog has become the mainstay of my http://www.username.com page. How do I shift it to a link under http://www.username.com/blog and publish a separate landing page for http://www.username.com?

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