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  1. chamberalliance

    When I click on the site or view, all I see is the generic site. However, when I click on edit, all of my information is still present on the pages.
    Blog url:

  2. You currently have your domain directed to a self-hosted blog, which is separate from your blog.

    If you'd like to work with your blog, you'll need to login to the blog through

  3. chamberalliance

    I built my blog/website under my and it showed all information perfectly. Then I registered my new URL ( and had the wordpress site redirected to the new URL. I then purchased hosting from GoDaddy.

    All I can see when I click on the new URL is the generic site. However, my data is still intact when I get into the site and click on edit.


  4. OK, so the real question is, do you want a blog hosted here or a blog hosted on GoDaddy?

    First, review this:

    Now, if you want a blog hosted here, you'll need to map your domain here following this guide:

    If you want a blog on GoDaddy, you'll need to transfer your content following this guide:

  5. chamberalliance

    When I click on either the purchased URL or wordpress URL, it doesn't go to my site information.

  6. It looks like you purchased the Site Redirect upgrade:

    This means that your old blog now redirect to your custom domain which connected to your third-party hosting with an installation of WordPress.

    If you want the contents of you old site to be transferred to the new host, you can achieve this by following the steps described in this guide:

  7. chamberalliance

    Does this mean I have to go to contact my host, GoDaddy, and get their information (FTP, etc.) to transfer my files to them?

  8. That's not necessary, this article explains how to do the content transfer using the WordPress interface:

    1. In 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. Make sure that you choose the option to Download & import file attachments.

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