This article contains information about moving your WordPress.com blog to your hosting account.

If you have a WordPress.com blog that you wish to move to your new hosting account, you can do so by following these instructions:

 

1. You first need to have both open and active web hosting and have WordPress installed, up and running before transferring your content.

2. In Wordpress.com blog, go to Tools > Export and download the XML (WXR) file to your computer.

3. In your new WordPress admin area, go to Tools > Import > WordPress and upload the file you downloaded in step 1. Make sure that you choose the option to Download & Import file attachments.

 

Note: The above assumes that you are using the latest version of the WordPress software.

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