Move to Self Hosting – A Guide

Happy Friday, dear readers! Since my post on my consideration of moving to self hosting generated so much awesome conversation from my readers, I wanted to share this page that has published that walks you through moving to self hosting.

You can find the article here. I am not sure how it didn’t pop up in all my initial searches on how to make the switch, but I found this extremely helpful. Most of the literature I had already read was geared towards new bloggers wanting to start their blog as self-hosted, rather than those of us who want to transfer an existing blog.

I love the fact that has offered this handy tutorial on all the steps needed to transition one’s blog successfully to self-hosting. For those who don’t have the time or desire to do it themselves, they even offer to handle it for you for a one time fee of $129. Rather steep, but it does promise a lot of benefits for those who don’t want to get their hands messy. I like programming and getting my hands messy, so I probably won’t opt for this service.

I’ve decided I definitely am making the switch. Now I am just researching which host I’m going to fork over the money to (lol) and how to make the transition as seamless as possible.

Happy blogging!

xoxo Charlotte


    • I thought so as well, but I could have sworn I read something in the link I posted that made it sound like it’s possible to still show up in the Reader. I clearly still need to do more homework 😉


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