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Migrating a HUGE WordPress blog

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If you don’t have full server access to take a MySQL dump and a wp-content dump in order to migrate a blog, you can still do it using the native WordPress export feature, splitting the export .xml file into smaller components using a WXR splitter, then using the native WordPress import feature to upload the archives. Continue reading

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How to change your display name on wordpress.com

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This is coming up for me every now and then as a question from the perplexed.

It’s obviously not quite as obvious as it could be. Continue reading

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