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3 Easy Steps to Transfer Your Blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org


I’m so happy you want to transfer your blog to WordPress.org and start on the path to making money.

It will first be coffee money, then Targetย money, then mortgage money! And hopefully, one day your hubby can quit his job and ya’ll can work at home together! ๐Ÿ™‚ That’s the dream right?

Here are the simple steps to transferring your blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. I’ll keep it short and simple, I know you have kids yelling in the background and a baby who is about to wake up (because I do!).

Step 1:

Start your blog here if you haven’t yet.

Step 2:

Log into your old blog at WordPress.com. Export your files. See the image below. This works on WordPress.org as well.

Export WordPress.com Files

Step 3:ย 

Your export file will have a .xml extension.

Step 2 Exported File

Step 4:

Log into your NEW WordPress.org blog and import your file. See the image below.

  • Remember to check the box to import your attachments and images

Step 3 Import File to New WordPress.org Blog

Voila! You’re all done! Now you just have to customize and make your site pretty! ๐Ÿ™‚

Helpful Tip: On your old WordPress.com site, change your front page to have a big link to your new site so readers are quickly redirected to your new, pretty WordPress.org blog! Or if you want to redirect the old site to the new site, you can do it here. Congrats!!


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