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Moving From WordPress.com To WordPress.org — 48 Comments

  1. Thanks again Tandy xox

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    • Anything I can do to help just shout xx

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  2. Your flatbread looks absolutely wonderful! Perfect with any meal or as a snack!

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    • Thank you so much, and thank you for the visit 🙂

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  3. Good advice!
    Especially about the Plug-in, it is such a pity to lose things like followers, categories, tags, etc.

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    • Losing my followers was the worst!

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  4. Thanks soo soo much!! I’m thinking of doing this but completely terrified. I’ve even considered hiring someone to do it for me. Part of my fear is that the style of blog I use is not on wordpress.org.. so I don’t know what theme to choose. Which server host did you choose and are you happy with them?? xx

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    • Hi Barbara. Would you like me to check to see if your theme is on .org? Pop me an email to let me know. WordPress offer a guided transfer which is worthwhile if your budget allows it. My host is Take a Byte here in South Africa and I’m very happy with them. If you could use them it would be fantastic! Have a great day xox

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  5. Hi Tandy, Thanks for this.
    I will have to remember this post if I decide to transfer. It was very considerate of you to put it up.

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    • It is my pleasure. I hope to do a few more this year on this theme 🙂

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  6. Is this your .org site now.. I’m on org.. It is a litle more difficult as you can’t do a few things available on the .com site.. But still good!!

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    • Hi, this is my .org site. What can’t you do here that you can do on .com? Have a great day 🙂

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  7. Such a helpful post, Tandy . I wish I’d seen something like this before I did the move!
    Amanda sharing the blog ♥ Cookbook Review – Delicious Home Cooking by Valli LittleMy Profile

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    • Me too Amanda, which is why I wrote it. The techies like to keep the behind the scene stuff to themselves 🙂

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  8. Wonderful post and tips–thank you

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    • My pleasure Usha 🙂

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  9. That’s very helpful Tandy! I’m sure lots of people appreciate this 🙂
    Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella sharing the blog ♥ Cabin & Co, BlackheathMy Profile

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    • It is something I would have appreciated when I moved 🙂

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  10. Smashing tips, Tandy. What are the advantages of being .org instead of .com?
    kateshrewsday sharing the blog ♥ Comment on A dog through a glass, dimly by lameadventuresMy Profile

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    • Good idea for another blog post – the advantage of being on .org is that you can accept advertising 🙂

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  11. Thanks for this very useful post! Great post!

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    • It is my pleasure Sophie 🙂

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  12. Thanks for the info Tandy! It sounds complicated… 😉
    Cheers!
    G

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    • Parts of it is! Have a great day 🙂

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  13. Great info Tandy and it could not have come at a more perfect time as far as I am concerned! Are you glad you made the move? If you had to do it again, what would you have done differently? I was informed about the jetpack plugin for followers but I still have concerns. I have my posts/data in a new QA data base now in my new theme and it is going to take some time for cleanup and getting things the way I would like it.

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    • Hi, I will send you an email with some of my thoughts. I don’t regret it at all! This blog was what I would have done had I known this at the beginning 🙂

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  14. Thanks for the tips!

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    • my pleasure 🙂

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  15. These are GREAT tips, Tandy…when I moved mine to a self-hosted place, I cried. It was crazy for me and I wish I had this handy dandy helper then, lol. Happy New Year!!!
    The Squishy Monster sharing the blog ♥ Cookies for my NeighborMy Profile

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    • I had some issues which is why I wrote this post. it would have been so helpful to me in June 🙂

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  16. Such a thoughtful and useful post, Tandy. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to make the move as I’m not technical and “it all sounds Greek to me”. 🙂

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    • you have to be a bit technically minded but not much as a lot of things are ‘done for you’ and wordpress do offer a transfer service 🙂

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  17. Thanks for these great tips!
    Joanne sharing the blog ♥ Recipe: Vegetable Eggs Benedict {eat.live.be}My Profile

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    • My pleasure!

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  18. Thank you for this my friend, I plan to do this in my holidays after finishing school 😀

    Cheers
    CCU

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    • Good luck, and let me know if you need any help!

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  19. You made that sound so easy! Maybe one day. Thanks Tandy.

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    • It was easy in hindsight 🙂 Have a great day Tammy 🙂

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  20. Some great advice here, thanks Tandy!

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    • my pleasure Tanya 🙂

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  21. I’m thinking about moving as well. But I’ve not decided yet. Good luck 🙂
    Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today sharing the blog ♥ Brioche!My Profile

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    • If you need help Marta, let me know 🙂

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  22. So kind of you to post about all this experience! Have a Happy and Prosperous New Year!
    Katerina sharing the blog ♥ Chocolate Tart with Marrons GlacérsMy Profile

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    • It is my pleasure Katerina, and thank you for the visit 🙂

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  23. Yes! I’ve been waiting for this post. I am still deciding whether to move to WordPress.org but if I do, I’m sure this post will be invaluable. Thanks for sharing your experiences.

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    • Shout if you need any help migrating, if you decide to do so!

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  24. So kind of you to put all this information together Tandy, thank you.
    🙂 Mandy xo

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    • My pleasure Mandy 🙂

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