WordPress.org (self hosted WordPress)

Are you currently using WordPress.com? It is only possible to install themes on “self hosted” WordPress sites (also known as WordPress.org). If you want to use our themes, you will need to upgrade first.

If you have any questions about WordPress or the information on this page, you are welcome to contact [email protected] 🙋‍♀️

How to transfer from WordPress.com for free

Simply purchase a hosting plan from Bluehost, then we handle the rest! We recommend ‘Choice Plus’ for best results, however any plan from this page will be suitable. By using this link we earn a commission which covers our time to setup WordPress for you.

All hosting plans come with a 30 day money-back guarantee for extra peace of mind. So you can try it out and see how you like it.

The good news is that we can also complete the transfer process for you for free!

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What’s included?

Our FREE* upgrade service includes the following:

  • Keep all your content (e.g. posts, comments, pages and images).
  • Keep all your subscribers and followers.
  • Keep the same domain name and all your links.
  • Expert SEO settings tailored for your site.
  • 1 to 1 direct support via email and our ticketing system.
  • Access to 20 premium WP101 tutorials (example).

Why upgrade to WordPress.org?

  • Use any themes/plugins (thousands to choose from).
  • Keep all the same features as WordPress.com.
  • Use any Monetisation tools you like (e.g Google Adsense or Skimlinks).
  • You’re free to earn 100% revenue from any ads.
  • Improved site speed and SEO.
  • 100% control over your content.
  • Awesome free plugins such as Page Builders, newsletter popups and SEO tools.
  • Write about any topics without limits.
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*How do I qualify for a free migration?

There are just 3 very easy steps to qualify for a free WordPress migration:

Step 1 – Purchase a WordPress hosting plan using this page.

Step 2 – Purchase any of our WordPress themes.

Step 3 – Use this form to send us all the required information for the transfer.

I did it! Now what?

Great! We will complete the migration and theme installation for you within the next 3 days. You will be notified as soon as the site is ready and you can start customizing your shiny new pipdig theme!