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Cancelling my blog but keeping my Domain name

  1. Hello,
    I would like to transfer my blog domain name: to a new host that will allow for me to have a fully customized wordpress site using

    How can I go about transferring my domain name and its posts & subscribers ?

    If not possible, how can i go about terminating my blog and taking my domain name with me?

    The blog I need help with is

  2. and are completely separate.

    1. Hire a web host

    2. Set up a install and equip it with a theme and plugins.

    3. To move your content you need to create an XML export file of your content. It will not include the theme and widgets as they cannot be exported. Export your content out of your blog and import it into the install.

    4. is the top level domain here and all blogs hosted by are on sub-domains. Purchase a site redirect upgrade from
    Or if you have domain mapping then see here and here

    5. Transfer subscribers See

    6. Set your blog visibility to private. To change blog visibility to private go to > Settings > Reading scroll to Blog Visibility and choose option 3 . See the guide here

    Alternatively you can purchase a Guided Transfer and Staff will do the move and set up for you and have different log-ins and run different versions of themes with same names. If you don't have a username account at WordPress.ORG click and register one on the top right hand corner of the page that opens, so you can post to the support forums there and receive advice from WordPress.ORG bloggers.

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