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Move posts from to a hosted on own server?

  1. Hi.

    Right now I'm having my blog hosted at ( but I'm getting irritated by the restrictions of not being able to install plug-ins, themes but most of all, not being eable to embedd whatever I wish in the posts ( for example).

    So I'm toying with the idea of installing the wordpress cms on my server instead, but here's my question: Is there anyway to back-up my posts from my and easily import them to my own wordpress.ORG-setup, keeping my comments, formatting and most importantly, date of publishing?

    I appreciate the help.


  2. Yes, if you do a search of the FAQ for "export" this is what you find:

  3. Thank you very much!

  4. You're welcom. Remember, though, your shortcodes like [youtube=URL] won't work and will have to be re-coded.

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