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Migrating to a self-hosted WordPress blog


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If you're thinking of moving from a Wordpress-hosted blog to hosting one yourself, here's some tips to help you on your way. This was presented at BlogCamp Birmingham, so obviously you're missing out on the audio!

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Migrating to a self-hosted WordPress blog

  1. 1. Migrating to a self-hosted blog (don’t worry, it’s not rocket science!)Phil Szomszor@theredrocket#blogcampuk
  2. 2. I’m not a rocketscientist
  3. 3. I got a C / D in GSCE Double Science
  4. 4. So, this is going to be nice and simple
  5. 5. Only because if it wasn’t, I wouldn’t understand
  6. 6. “Why go self-hosted when I’ve already got asuccessful blog?”
  7. 7. Time to lift off?Take off!
  8. 8. Select a web host
  9. 9. Select a domain provider
  10. 10. Love your control panel
  11. 11. Buy a theme
  12. 12. Select theme
  13. 13. Geek Alert!Google Webmaster tools
  14. 14. Set your permalinks
  15. 15. Plutonium pluginsPost Author Zemanta AAddThis Social Bookmarking Widget k WP-Table Reloaded i Social Links Google Analytics s Contact Form by m BWP Google XML Sitemaps e t WordPress Mobile Pack
  16. 16. Any questions?Phil Szomszor@theredrocket@talktalktips