Published on February 8, 2017 by WPBeginner

Switching from Weebly to WordPress? Want to properly move your Weebly content to WordPress? We created an easy tool that will help you migrate from Weebly to WordPress.

The best part is that you can do it yourself without hiring any developer or having any coding knowledge.

Most users that start their site on Weebly do it because it was recommended from a friend or they saw a commercial. As you get more versed in blogging, you learn about the limitations of the Weebly platform and want to switch from something more powerful like WordPress. In this video we will guide you how to properly move your website from Weebly to WordPress.

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In this tutorial we will cover:

– Setting up Web Hosting
– Getting a Domain Name
– Installing WordPress
– Exporting Content from Weebly
– Importing Weebly Content to WordPress
– Testing the Weebly to WordPress migration
– Choosing a new theme

Transferring your site from Weebly to WordPress can seem like a dangerous endeavor but we will guide you through the transfer as simply as possible.

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Items mentioned in this video:

– Weebly to WordPress Importer (located at weeblytowp.com)

This tool imports all of your Weebly Content to WordPress
It imports all of your Weebly users to WordPress
It imports all of your Weebly pages to WordPress

Simply put it is the best Weebly to WordPress importer in the market, and the best part is that it is 100% free.

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Jennae Numo
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Jennae Numo
7 months 3 days ago
Hello, I created my site on weebly and now I have restored a backup for the same domain on WordPress. I don't want to transfer any content from weebly. I'm just trying to use my WordPress installation backup when I go to my URL. Instead my weebly site comes up and I can't find where to delete the weebly site. Now I have to CMS systems using the same domain. Would you tell me how to get rid of the weebly site please? I don't really want to start over with the wordpress site, I can't distinguish which files are… Read more »
Jennae Numo
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Jennae Numo
7 months 3 days ago
Hello, I created my site on weebly and now I have restored a backup for the same domain on WordPress. I don't want to transfer any content from weebly. I'm just trying to use my WordPress installation backup when I go to my URL. Instead my weebly site comes up and I can't find where to delete the weebly site. Now I have to CMS systems using the same domain. Would you tell me how to get rid of the weebly site please? I don't really want to start over with the wordpress site, I can't distinguish which files are… Read more »
Tobias Hussey
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Tobias Hussey
7 months 16 days ago

Hi. I'm recieving the same issue that on either WXR or TXT I recieve the error message 'Could not find any content in your weebly blog to export. Did you enter the correct URL?' . My domain is SSL certified. Could this be the issue? Thanks for your help in advance!

Tobias Hussey
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Tobias Hussey
7 months 16 days ago

Hi. I'm recieving the same issue that on either WXR or TXT I recieve the error message 'Could not find any content in your weebly blog to export. Did you enter the correct URL?' . My domain is SSL certified. Could this be the issue? Thanks for your help in advance!

Arie Ortiz
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Arie Ortiz
7 months 19 days ago

How about going from WordPress to Weebly?

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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
7 months 16 days ago

We do not have a tutorial for that.

Arie Ortiz
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Arie Ortiz
7 months 19 days ago

How about going from WordPress to Weebly?

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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
7 months 16 days ago

We do not have a tutorial for that.

Matthew Roblin
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Matthew Roblin
8 months 5 days ago

Great video. I have a business website on Weebly. The site currently has good search results amongst my competition, but i'm wondering if transfering from Weebly to WordPress will hurt my SEO much?

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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
8 months 4 days ago

It should not hurt your SEO and it gives the option to add tools to improve your SEO

Matthew Roblin
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Matthew Roblin
8 months 5 days ago

Great video. I have a business website on Weebly. The site currently has good search results amongst my competition, but i'm wondering if transfering from Weebly to WordPress will hurt my SEO much?

WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
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WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials
8 months 4 days ago

It should not hurt your SEO and it gives the option to add tools to improve your SEO

Sweet Southern Savings
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Sweet Southern Savings
8 months 14 days ago

I moved from Weebly to self hosted in June. I had someone do it for me but with this I could have done it myself!

Sweet Southern Savings
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Sweet Southern Savings
8 months 14 days ago

I moved from Weebly to self hosted in June. I had someone do it for me but with this I could have done it myself!

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