How to move from Blogger to WordPress [Without Losing Data]

Many people start their blogging career from google blogger. I also started my first blog in google blogger.

After getting some traffic and revenue, I thought of moving from Blogger to WordPress.

Today I will teach you the best method to migrate from Blogger to WordPress without losing any data.

This method will not affect your google ranking and SEO of your website.

Why you are moving from Blogger to WordPress ?

  • Not SEO friendly
  • Lack of speed
  • Poor Design
  • Not affiliate friendly
  • Often errors occur
  • Don’t support Plugins.
  • No user friendly
  • A lot of limitations

35.2% websites are using WordPress as Content Management System.

4 Easy Steps to Migrate from Blogger To WordPress Without Losing Data

Before migrating from Blogger to WordPress, you should need a faster and secure web hosting. Don’t make a mistake while choosing a hosting.

Siteground hosting powers my website. If you have a decent budget, you can go with Siteground. Otherwise, check this recommended hosting companies.

Export Blogger theme

Blogger to wordpress Moving Guide

You can easily export your blogger data by going to your blogger Studio.
Blogger setting >> Other.
Click on “Backup content” option in the import & Backup Section

Blogger to wordpress data exporting

Now you will see a popup
Click on Save to ” Computer Button

All the data of Blogger will be downloaded as a xml file.

Import Blogger Data to WordPress

Importing Blogger Files to wordpress.

Now we are going to import the XML file to WordPress.To do this you should log in to your WordPress website.

In WordPress, Click on Tools<<Import
Now click on “Install Now” Under Blogger

How to move from blogger to wordpress without lossing data

We successfully installed Blogger importer.
Now click on “Run importer” button at the top.

Uploading blogger data to wordpress
Now drag drop or Upload the xml file downloaded from the blogger to WordPress.

If your upload limit is too low, please contact your hosting provider they will help you.

After uploading, WordPress will ask you to Assign Authors for the post. If you want, you can easily add multiple authors.

Assigning authors after moving bloggger data to wordpress
Click on submit button.

Now all the content migrated from blogger to WordPress.You can check post by going to all post option in WordPress


Now we imported all the post

Setting Premalinks in Wodpress

Changing Permialink in wordpress like blogger

Now we want to change the URL structure.

We have migrated from blogger to WordPress with content from blogger.So we need to change the permalink (URL structure) in WordPress like a blogger.

They should have the same URL structure. Otherwise, it will severely affect SEO.

For this you have to go to settings<<Permalink
Now choose custom Structure and add following structure

/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%.html

Now our permalink looks like Blogger’s URL.

Redirect Your Traffic From Blogger to WordPress

Blogger to wordpress traffic redirection

We need to take care of SEO so we should adequately redirect traffic from blogger to WordPress.

Redirection is to make sure that your audience gets correct navigation towards your post. It will help search engines to realize that you have moved from Blogger to WordPress

You can easily redirect Traffic From Blogger to WordPress Using a Plugin

Steps to Redirect Traffic from Blogger to WordPress

1.Install blogger to wordpress Redirection plugin.
2.Now go to Tools<<Blogger to wordpress Redirection
3. Click on configure
4. Click on “Get Code

Code to redirect traffic from blogger to wordpress

5. Now you will get a code,just copy that code and past it in blogger

Steps for pasting code

Go to Blogger studio click on theme and choose edit.
Pasting code for redirection from blogger to wordpres

Now delete all the codes in the blogger and past the code copied from the plugin and press the save button.

Blogger to wordpress traffic redirection successfull

Hurry! Now we successfully redirected the traffic from blogger to WordPress.

Rss Feed
If you are using RSS feed, you should update the RSS settings; otherwise, your subscribers won’t get the latest update.

Adding feed URL to blogger

Go to Blogger Settings << click on “other

Under the Site Feed title you will see 
Post Feed redirect URL<< Click on Add

Now type your wordpress site feed Url
It will look like this.
[ http://yoursitename.com/feed ]

Summary

we successfully migrated from a blogger from WordPress without losing traffic

note: we should manually setup pages

Steps involved

1.Choose Best Hosting

2.Download XML file from blogger

3.Upload XML file to wordpress

4.Redirect traffic from blogger to wordpress

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