Movin to wordpress.org

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  • #98176

    decoyegheist
    Member

    Hello i would like to run my own wordpress.org server, but i have a couple of questions.
    Maybe someone can help me…
    Will i still have the Stat view i had here, i mean it is important for me to take the stats i already had, with me.
    Will links i set onto other blogs or people posted onto forums, to artikels i wrote on my domain http://www.decoyegheist.wordpress.com still work when i import them to wordpress.org?
    Does RSS still work, and will the readers who already have subscribed to my feed still get updates?
    Will feedburner still work after i change the servers?
    Will technorati still work after i change the servers?
    Is it possible to do all this somehow if it wont for for any reason?

    #98431

    mark
    Staff

    Will i still have the Stat view i had here, i mean it is important for me to take the stats i already had, with me.

    No, any new stats would start from zero (unless you can give the start number) and the way you view stats here would not be there either

    Will links i set onto other blogs or people posted onto forums, to artikels i wrote on my domain http://www.decoyegheist.wordpress.com still work when i import them to wordpress.org?

    No. They will go to the wordpress.com blog.

    Does RSS still work, and will the readers who already have subscribed to my feed still get updates?
    Will feedburner still work after i change the servers?

    You will need to give them your new feed address I think**

    Will technorati still work after i change the servers?

    Yes, but you might lose rankings for a while**

    ** Someone with more experience will be along soon to give better information.

    #98432

    drmike
    Member

    If they’re pulling their feed directly from the blog, they’ll have to change the URl on their end.

    If they’re pulling via Feedbruner, you change the URL yourself with Feedburner.

    Promote your move for a week or so ahead of time. If they can’t take the hint by then….

    #98444

    decoyegheist
    Member

    Thanks, for all those answers so far, but it got some more questions here, what about google, the things that google lists, does it have to crawl all this again?
    Or do simply change the server and will it be found the same way?

    #98445

    drmike
    Member

    Same answer. It depends on what URL the end user has. if it’s directly to the blog, they’ll have to change it. If it’s to a service that you’ve set up for folks, you have to change it for them.

    #98457

    what about plugins that i have been using in my WP.com blog, all my posts have those square bracketed tags for googlevideo, digg etc. Can i download the exact WP.com plugins when i move over? (is there a list of the exact pugins they use somewhere?)

    #98462

    timethief
    Member

    You can get plug-ins for your wordpress.org blog by asking for help at http://wordpress.org/support That being said, there are some widgets that are made only for wordpress.com multi-user blogging platforms. And these will not be available for use on your new wordpress.org blog.

    #98481

    drmike
    Member

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugins

    The wp.com ones are different as it’s a different platform than regular wordpress.

    And, dude. Let’s watch the multiple posting, ok? Zero need for it.

    #98489

    mark
    Staff

    The best place to ask about what is available is at the link TT gave.
    That is the same place where you will get the support for your blog elsewhere.

    #98512

    decoyegheist
    Member

    Is it possible to have the blog stats overview wordpress.com had?
    I mean the one you where seeing under blog stats and feedstats here?

    #98530

    timethief
    Member

    No the stats program that’s beta at wordpress.com is not available for wordpress.org blogs (different software) but there are other stats programs over there that are. Please go to http://wordpress.org/support and ask your questions there.

    #98541

    drmike
    Member

    There’s a number of stats programs available. You may want to take a look at http://codex.wordpress.org for assistance.

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