Posted by : Bloggerwits Friday, December 19, 2014
To Migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress is a very tough decision for a blogger while Migrating from WordPress.com to WordPress.org is quite an easy decision. In first decision, we are very conscious about our Google ranking, which include old URLs, Pagerank, RSS Subscribers and his/her followers etc. We normally created a free blog on BlogSpot and with the passage of time we are getting serious about it and want to make it a self hosted blog, which give an easy access for themes choices and plugins.
You will be probably worried about the following Goals
ü I need to import all posts, comments and pages.
ü I want to maintain the permalinks for posts and pages.
ü I want to maintain my feed subscribers.
ü I want to maintain my Google ranking, which includes old URLs, Pagerank, and RSS Subscribers.
ü I want to keep my old followers etc.
If you want to move your BlogSpot blog to self-hosted WordPress blog, then you have come to the right place, because this tutorial will help you to properly move your BlogSpot data to self-hosted WordPress blog. It’s a step by step tutorial, just follow the steps and if you got any problem during importing of blogger data, just leave a comment or free to ask.
Step1. Sign-in to WordPress
Once you Signed-in to WordPress blog. Just do few setting before import the data. Go to Settings and click on Permalinks. Here you have to select the Post name option and Save changes.
Step2. Select Imports under Tools
Here you can import data to WordPress site from sites like Blogger, Blogrolls, LiveJournal, RSS, Tumblr or even from the WordPress site as well. Just go to Tools option and select Imports. In imports you will find the Blogger option, just select it.
Step 3. Install a Blogger Importer Plugin
Once you select the Blogger option it will recommend you to install a Blogger Importer Plugin, just Install it and Activate, now click on Authorize button.
Step4. Grant Access
Now it will direct you to Google Grant Access point, where you can click on the Grant Access button for authorization.
Step 5. Import the data
Here just simply click on the import button and now it will import all your data, which include pages, images, comments, etc.
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