Ok so you’ve been a user of WordPress.com for a while now. Things have been pretty nice so far, but you’ve come to a point where you’re ready to go beyond WordPress.com. You want to install plugins and customize your themes. You want to really start monetizing your site and be in full control. Well you are at the right place. While today’s article won’t discuss the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, we will take a look at a question that a lot of users have been asking us: how to move your existing WordPress.com blog to a self-hosted WordPress.org site. In this step by step tutorial, we will show you how to properly move your blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. We will cover how to transfer all of your WordPress.com content to a WordPress.org site (yes this include images). We will also cover how to keep all of your search engine rankings along with how to redirect your existing users to your new site. Are you ready? Let’s … [Read more...] about How to Properly Move Your Blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org
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Video Transcript: WordPress powers over % of the web, making it the most popular content management system in the world. But between the need to choose hosting, buy a domain, and set up the rest of your site, it could be costly and time consuming. Luckily, with WordPress.com, you can sign up for an account and have a website in minutes. And the best part? It’s completely free. In this video, we’re going to show you how to set up a great-looking free blog using WordPress.com with no steps skipped. Let’s get started. The first thing we’re going to do is navigate to WordPress.com and click on the Get Started button. You might notice that there is a Compare plans button as well, and while there are paid accounts on WordPress.com, we’re going to be signing up with the free for life plan. First we’ll be asked some questions about the website we want to create. We’ll name the site Joe’s Tech Blog, and then we’ll be asked the topic. You can … [Read more...] about How to Make a Free Blog on WordPress.com (Step-by-Step Video Guide)
WordPress.com and WordPress.org WordPress.com is a commercial, free of cost, content and business hosting platform with certain sets of limitations. Although it allows you to host your site for free, you may need to upgrade for fulfilling specific requirements by paying a certain amount. WordPress.com updates your site regularly and protects it from spamming without much hassle. It lets you select a sub-domain which is free. A typical, free WordPress site with sub-domain that may read like ‘yourwebsitename.wordpress.com’ … [Read more...] about Difference between wordpress.org and wordpress.com
No FTP/SFTP to upload files or manage files No SSH access No phpMyAdmin access to make database edits Now, depending on how involved you are with hosting your site, you might not care about any of those things (leaving them out is part of what makes it so hands-off). But if you like the ability to work directly with your server and database, these restrictions are probably a deal-breaker for you. … [Read more...] about WordPress.com Business Plan Review: A Worthy Self-Hosted Alternative?
In the SETTINGS option, you will get a drop down list with options like General, Writing, Reading, Discussion, Media, and Permalinks. In these options, you have to navigate to Permalinks and just click on it. In the permalinks, you should just select the “Day and name” to choose it as the permalink structure. In short, follow Settings>> Permalinks>> Day and name. … [Read more...] about How to Move a Site from WordPress.com to WordPress.org?