My blog is finally self-hosted. And I promised to write how the migration had gone. This post will be about migrating a blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, using Bluehost as a host. Overall, my transition was smooth. However, it could have been faster if I only knew all the steps along the way. Frankly, they turned out to be more than I had imagined.
I tried to find articles by self-hosted bloggers that would explain it all. Bad luck with the googling, I guess. Because most blog posts I read on the topic would depict it as a 5-minute thing, a couple of clicks here and there – choose a new host, export your content, install WordPress, import content. Simple, right? It is simple indeed. But what if you: