WordPress.com is a good blogging platform to start your career with. But over time, when you realize the real potential of blogging- for expressing yourself, for growing your business, and/or for making money, you will want to move your WordPress.com blog to a self-hosted WordPress (WordPress.org) blog. To do that, follow this detailed guide to move your free WordPress.com blog to your own server. In this tutorial you will find answers to following questions: Can you switch from WordPress.com to WordPress.org? How to start a WordPress.org blog? How to move from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress without losing any search traffic? Do you need to cancel your WordPress.com subscription after moving? If WordPress.org and WordPress.com terminology is confusing for you, you should read my earlier guide on the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org (aka self-hosted WordPress). Now that you and I are on the same page, it’s time for you to make that big … [Read more...] about How To Move Your WordPress-com Blog To WordPress-org on Bluehost or Other Hosting
Best way to migrate a wordpress site
Earlier I have shared a guide on moving WordPress site manually and it was one of the most read tutorials of ShoutMeLoud. Today, I’m extending the series by adding a new way to migrate WordPress site to new server and this time; it will be easier than the last time. I have tried and tested this method on few of my sites, and migration happened within few minutes and without any problem. In this guide, I will be taking help of a free WordPress plugin call Duplicator, which let you migrate WordPress site in few easy steps. You can use this plugin to: Migrate WordPress site from one server to another Migrate locally developer WordPress to live server Clone live server WordPress site on your local desktop server For this tutorial, I will take example of moving the site from one live server to another. It was unplanned move, as for long I wanted to move away from HostGator and wanted to try SiteGround hosting. Since Siteground is a non-EIG hosting and I heard … [Read more...] about How To Use Duplicator WordPress Plugin to Migrate WordPress Hosting: DIY Guide
Blogging is really a proven way to make money. I’ve been making decent income from blogging for over 5 years now and I can say that anyone with hard work can make money blogging. If you are one among them who wants to make the most out of their free time, blogging is a great way to not only make money but to boost your online influence. So if you are looking for ways to create a free blog, this detailed guide is for you. If you are looking for ways to create a free blog, I highly recommend you to consider using Blogger blogging platform as it not only easy to set up but you can start making money from AdSense as well. Here’s a one stop guide for people to create a free blog on blogspot and start making money from AdSense. Before diving into the details, we will first answer few important questions. Few basic questions most people have before creating a free blog on blogspot Can I use AdSense on free blogspot blogs? Of course, you can make money from blogspot blogs. Even … [Read more...] about How to Create A Free Blog On Blogspot And Start Making Money
Whenever I talked about WordPress hosting, I always mentioned that WordPress is memory hogging CMS, and you should always go for a Webhosting, which is optimized for WordPress hosting. Mnay newbies make mistae by picking the hosting based on price which is not the right decision as you should consider both Price & hosting quality to make the right decision. Here are those webhosting which has proven to be best for WordPress & is also affordable. If you are looking to move WordPress site to new hosting, this guide will help you understand what all files to move & how to do it yourself. Before we move to the steps of moving WordPress hosting, let me share the backstory behind writing this DIY tutorial. One of my WordPress clients wanted to move WordPress blog from Dreamhost to Hostgator, as Hostgator is one of the best alternatives for Dreamhost. Here I will share the complete step by step tutorial to move WordPress site to a new host. In this case, … [Read more...] about How to Move WordPress Site to New Host: Zero Downtime
I have talked a lot about Advantages of blogging and small guide for Business Blog in the past. Today, I will be talking about one of the important blogging question for a business Blog. If you have a Website and you have not integrated a Blog yet, you are missing out a hell lot of free traffic and revenue. Having a Blog along with Website will help you to get organic traffic via Search engines and you can use your article to get extra edge on social media sites. Along with this, you can establish yourself as an expert in your niche. Many businesses who have a Website and still they have not integrated a Blog, they should consider adding it as soon as possible. Content marketing is one of the best way to drive traffic and it’s incomplete without a Blog. Now, when ever I talk about Blog, my preferred platform is WordPress. WordPress is not only easy to use but for Blogging it has many advantages which we have outlined before. In this guide, I will be telling you ways to integrate … [Read more...] about How to Add A Blog To Existing Or New Website?