WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) used to create a website or blog. The WordPress platform is free and open source software that can be downloaded and installed on virtually any web hosting account.
If you have a blog that you want to move to a new host, there are several steps that you will need to take.
First, you will need to uninstall WordPress from your old host. To uninstall WordPress, log in to the admin area of your blog and click on the “Plugins” tab. From here, locate the “WordPress” plugin and click on the “Uninstall” button next to it. Once WordPress has been uninstalled, you will need to transfer all of your content over to your new host.
To do this, you will first need to export all of your posts and pages using the Export function in WordPress. Once the export has been completed, you can import the files into your new host using a file hosting service such as FileZilla or Uploaded.com.
Once all of your content has been transferred over, you will need to reconfigure WordPress so that it is using the new hostname and domain name. To do this, log in to your blog administration area and click on the “Settings” button.
From here, navigate to the “General” tab and enter your new hostname and domain name into the appropriate fields. Once these fields have been entered, press the “Save Changes” button and restart WordPress for the changes to take effect.
Finally, you will need to remove all of the old posts and pages from your old blog before moving over any content. To do this, use the Remove Posts function in WordPress or use a script such as WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache. Once all of the old posts have been deleted, it is time to move over any content that you want to keep onto your new blog. To do this, upload the files using a file hosting service and then enter them into your blog administration area under the “Posts” tab.
Press the “Publish” button next to each post and then press the “Delete Older Posts” button if desired. Finally, rename all of the posts and pages that were previously exported using their original title tags before publishing them again.
Overall, transferring your WordPress blog is an easy process that can be completed in just a few minutes per post/page. It is important to keep in mind that not all features or plugins will work on a new host so it is recommended that you check with your new provider before starting any migration work.