Need help? Check out our Support site, then


DNS not working

  1. Using WordPress.com as my domain provider for a WordPress.org blog, metsploration.com (a result of a guided transfer). I am attempting to set up Outlook.com custom email, and was told to add an MX and TXT records. I have added the records as instructed and waited, but still get the message (from microsoft) "You need to prove ownership of this domain by creating a DNS record. Use the settings below."

    The blog I need help with is metsploration.com.

  2. The blog you specified at metsploration.com does not appear to be hosted at WordPress.com.

    This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you'll find help at the WordPress.org forums.

    If you don't understand the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, you may find this information helpful.

    If you forgot to include a link to your blog, you can reply and include it below. It'll help people to answer your question.

    This is an automated message.

  3. You need to change the MX & TXT records on your new site at Godaddy. That is because metsploration.com. is pointed to Godaddy, your visitors never get to WordPress.COM, your visitors go straight to your new site on Godaddy

    Godaddy should be able to help you with the format or the folks at WordPress.ORG

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic

Tags