Contrary to popular belief, WordPress.com and WordPress.org are two very different platforms. Both with their own unique points of appeal, but with substantial differences that must be taken into account.
Your own unique requirements will determine which suits your business better, but there are several major advantages of switching to a self-hosted WordPress.org website:
Your Own Custom Domain
By migrating from WordPress to a self-hosted WordPress.org website, you’re able to register your own custom domain. This immediately gives your website an enhanced sense of credibility, authority and uniqueness. Essential, if you plan on taking your WordPress website beyond the realms of simple blogging.
Flexible Development Options
There’s also much to be said for the flexibility of having your own self-hosted WordPress.org website. Along with thousands of incredible themes, add-ons and extras to enhance and improve your website, there’s also limitless scope for the creation of custom themes and plug-ins.
Better SEO for Improved Visibility
A self-hosted WordPress website opens the door to limitless optimization opportunities for SEO purposes. From plug-ins to extensions to more general on-page strategies, you’ll have every opportunity to climb the SERP rankings with a powerful SEO strategy for your WordPress website.
Opportunity for Monetization
Whatever type of blog or website you run, it’s easy to monetize a self-hosted WordPress website. It’s up to you and you alone to decide which advertising materials appear and where, which could quickly transform your blog into a successful business.
WordPress is Constantly Evolving
If all this wasn’t enough, WordPress is the world’s leading CMS and currently powers approximately one in every three web sites worldwide. That’s round 75 million websites in total - all tapping into the power and versatility of a platform of that’s constantly growing and evolving.
Whether ready to go ahead or simply considering a self-hosted WordPress migration service, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Contact a member of the team at Kudometrics today for more information.
WordPress has a series of features and functions to facilitate migration to a self-hosted WordPress website. However, if you are planning on migrating a larger or more complex site, it can be challenging process. Particularly when moving images, embedded videos, URLs and so on, professional support is essential.
Here at Kudometrics, we can assist with all aspects of your WordPress migration project from start to finish. Unlike some, we tailor our services to create bespoke solutions from scratch, in accordance with the requirements and budgets of each individual client. Whatever your expectations and financial restrictions, we’ll help you transition to a self-hosted WordPress website in a safe, streamlined and seamless manner.
Our WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress migration packages typically include:
Installing WordPress on the web host of your choice
Making required changes to the domain name server
Launching your WordPress.com site on the new server, including images, if any
Recommending and setting up a suitable theme for your site
Installing useful plugins for SEO, sitemaps, redirection, automated backup, security, caching, stats, etc.
One month of post migration support to give you extra traction that could make all the difference
For more information or to discuss your requirements in more detail, contact a member of the team at Kudometrics today.
When conducting a self-hosted WordPress migration, nothing matters more than safety, security and seamlessness. If running a business, you also need to keep downtime to an absolute minimum.
Here at Kudometrics, we approach every website migration project as if it was our own. From start to finish, you can count on our meticulous attention to detail to deliver a flawless result at an affordable price. What’s more, we also carefully plan every step of the move, factoring in all possible contingences to ensure a smooth and seamless transition.
Our three-step self-hosted WordPress Migration solutions are executed as follows:
Consultancy and visualization
The first and most important step involves getting to know our clients, their businesses and their objectives. By establishing your vision for your future self-hosted WordPress website, we’ll be in a much better position to help you achieve your goals. If there’s an alternative platform that suits your requirements better, we’ll discuss the alternative options with you.
We’ll handle the complex logistics of the migration on your behalf, ensuring the project is completed as promptly as possible. Even when migrating more complex websites to WordPress, we can typically complete the process within 72 hours.
Testing and optimization
Upon completion of the migration, we’ll thoroughly test your new self-hosted WordPress website to ensure everything runs as smoothly and securely as can be. Should any further optimization efforts be required, we’ll be happy to provide the ongoing aftercare you need to ensure your website performs at its best.
From start to finish, we’ll provide the objective support and consultancy you need to make the best possible decisions for your business.
For more information or to discuss your requirements in more detail, get in touch with a member of the website migration team at Kudometrics today.