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How to migrate an existing WordPress.com site?

This article provides you with information on how to export a site from WordPress.com and import it to your hosting package.



Export Site

  • Login to WordPress.com Dashboard.
  • Click Tools.
  • Click Export.  
  • Click Download Export File.


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Import Site

   **Before beginning this process, make sure WordPress is already installed on the domain.

  • Login to the New WordPress Dashboard at the new domain name.
  • Click on Tools and then select Import.  
  • Scroll down the page to the bottom.
  • Click the link that says WordPress.


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  •  Click Browse and open the file that was exported.
  •  Click Upload file and import.


  •  Create or select the author for all posts.
  •  Mark the checkbox for import file attachments.


  •       The WordPress site has now been imported.
Updated on March 6, 2023

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