While installing a WordPress Blog into your Ausweb hosting account can be simply done using Fantastico Deluxe, there are some occasions where you want to transfer an existing WordPress Blog to your Ausweb hosting account. This may be because you already have a WordPress Blog hosted elsewhere and are changing hosting providers or you have a WordPress Blog that you have developed on a test server.

The process involves 4 steps

1. Delete spam comments from your database
2. Export (or dump) your existing MySQL database, then create a new database and import the data.
3. Upload your existing WordPress Blog files to your hosting account.
4. Change your WordPress Blog configuration settings.

Before starting this process it is a good idea to backup your existing site and database, just in case there is a problem.
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