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    Question Moving website/Domain from 1&1 to Wordpress, Moving Email from 1&1 to Zolo.. how?

    I have realised how out of touch I am on this sort of thing.

    So I have a personal website on 1&1. I hate them BTW!

    I want to move the domain to a Wordpress site I will create (happy to ditch the old site and rebuild), I know I will need to keep 1&1 as the registrar thats OK.

    I want to move my email too, to Zolo which is free to have your own domain as the domain name, which I have. Once all is working I'll be cancelling my 1&1 subscription (less the registration).

    So what do I actually need to do to make these things happen and what is the order of play? I'm more frightened of the ends not matching up and I lose the domain or worse the email address, or I miss something meaning I can't close down 1&1 or something like that.

    All help greatly appreciated!

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    Where are you hosting your Wordpress? For your email, just set up your new mail accounts on the new service and change your MX records. Be sure to backup first.

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    Hosting on WordPress.com not self hosting I don't have a server and really not looking to pay any more than I am.now for thing change

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    Domain mapping is a paid upgrade that costs $13.00 per domain, per year. Complete the purchase to begin the mapping process.

    Pointing your own domain at a hosted wordpress is a pay-for upgrade... but they do give you full step-by-steps: Map an ExistingDomain — Support — WordPress.com



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