Just a two weeks ago I’ve bought new domain and today I can confirm that entire content from old site hosted at wordpress.com has been moved to new site. According to this I would like to share a few thing about this. If you think that this process is difficult you are wrong. Even If you have a lot of posts and your are not IT guy migration process will take just a few minutes! Check this out how to move your site from wordpress.com to own domain.
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Now when you own hosting and domain you can use provided scripts to install WordPress site. Of course BigScoots has scripts for many other solution, but I just needed this one. Now we can start migration. First we have to go our WordPress blog and export our content. It’s very simple:
Just go to tools and press Export. You will be able to save the file with content to your PC. Now, after that we import the file into our new site. To do this first we have install plugin “WordPress Importer”. After that in your own WordPress site, new option “Import” will appear:
Of course also other engines can be used (see above). When we press WordPress we will be able to provide path to our exported file. And after that, just in few moments your new site will be ready to use.