Moving to Self-Hosted

The Journey Begins

After almost ten years with blogger, I finally decided to move to a self-hosted site. I have vague memories of looking at WordPress back when I was first getting started and deciding to go with Blogger because WordPress looked too confusing.

Live and learn.

Deciding to move my blog was a nerve-wracking experience. Add my procrastination into the mix and yes, it took awhile.

First I bought my domain name. I used Hover, which came highly recommended.

Then I hemmed and hawed for a couple of months before finally signing up at Siteground, another highly recommended site.

Was able to talk with someone in chat and they told me how to pay with PayPal instead of a credit card, which was nice.

You’d think I’d be free and clear at that point, wouldn’t you?

Nope.

Nothing is ever easy.
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