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Blog Name Locked Out

  1. Hello

    I started a blog on at the address however I deleted this blog as had planned to switch to a self hosted wordpress installation. I have however changed my mind but have discovered that I can no longer recover the name soupandco. Is there anyway to reclaim that name even if it is linked to a new blog?
    Blog url:

  2. No I'm sorry that's not possible. It's unfortunate that you deleted the blog by using these instructions that include 3 warnings and require clicking a verification link in an email. The warnings and verification email state that deleted blog URLs are not recycled.

    You can register another blog with a similar name.

    Or you can register a domain via a domain mapping upgrade and it will not matter what the underlying address is.

  3. Thought that was the case but just wanted to check. Thanks for the quick response.

  4. Sorry it wasn't the answer you wanted to hear and you're welcome.

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