How to Properly Move from Weebly to WordPress

Many fresher choose weebly for their website because it’s simple to make a site without technical knowledge.

After some time many of these realize that weebly has limitation that effects on the growth of their website, and they decide to move to something  more strong and smooth. So many choose wordpress, and it’s a best platform to next website.WordPress Technical Support

In this blog, we will show you how to move properly weebly to wordpress.

Step 1

To start, you need two things:

  1. A domain name
  2. A webhosting account

Bluehost, an official WordPress recommended hosting provider has agreed to offer our users a free domain name. After this you need to install wordpress.

Step 2 Export Content

For content exporting, you will need a tool (Weebly to WordPress Importer). It’s a free online tool that import your content from weebly and converts into a wordpress import format.

Step 3. Import Weebly Content

It is a time to import content into wordpress. Login to your admin area and head over to Tools » Import page.

You will see a list of importers available for different platforms. You need to scroll down to WordPress and then click on the ‘Install Now’ link. Once it is installed, you need to click on ‘Run Importer’ to launch it.

Go ahead and click on ‘Choose file’ button to select the export.xml file you downloaded earlier. Next, click on ‘Upload file and import’ button to continue.

Congratulations, you have successfully imported content from your Weebly blog to WordPress.

Step 4. Setting up Redirects

First you need to login to your Weebly account and go to the Domains page. Click on the domain name then on domain settings page click on the change button next to nameservers option.

You need to enter your new WordPress host’s nameservers. Replace with your new WordPress site’s domain name. It will refresh and redirect to your WordPress website.

Step 5. Setting up Permalinks

You will need to visit Settings » Permalinks page. Scroll down and select ‘Custom structure’ option and then add /blog/%postname% in the text field next to it.

Now you need to add .html at the end of URLs for your WordPress pages.

Now you need to visit Settings » Permalinks page and click on the save changes button to update your permalink structure.

We hope it will help you to migrate weebly to wordpress. For more help & support contact – WordPress Technical Helpline Number







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