Moving Between WordPress.com Blogs

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Moving Between WordPress.com Blogs

You can change your current blog URL to another WordPress.com URL with the Changing a Blog Address tool if the URL is still available.

If you already own the blog, please follow these steps:

  1. Log into the old blog, go to Tools → Export, and download the XML (WXR) file to your computer.
  2. In the new blog, go to Tools → Import → WordPress, and upload the file you downloaded in step 1. After you upload the file, you can choose the option to Download & import file attachments if you want to move your media files.

Moving from WordPress.org

If you are moving from a self-hosted blog using the WordPress.org software, you can move your blog to our WordPress.com service with the following steps:

  1. Register a WordPress.com account and blog athttp://wordpress.com/signup/
  2. In the old blog, go to Tools → Export and download the XML (WXR) file to your computer.
  3. In the new blog (on WordPress.com), go to Tools → Import → WordPress and upload the file you downloaded in step 2. After you upload the file, you can choose the option to Download & import file attachments if you want to move your media files.Read more from the source 
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