en WordPress.com Forums › Support Blog URL Author Posts January 26, 2013 at 6:06 pm #1136705 ianhemmingwayMember I set up ianhemmingway.wordpress.com but I really want ianhem.wordpress.com. When I go to change the URL I’m told ‘that site already exists, but when I visit ianhem.wordpress.com it advises the site is deleted. How can I get it? Thanks, Ian The blog I need help with is ianhemmingway.wordpress.com. January 26, 2013 at 6:10 pm #1136833 timethiefMember Deleted blog URLs are not recycled. http://en.support.wordpress.com/delete-site/ http://en.support.wordpress.com/recycling-blog-names/ You can register another blog with a similar name. http://en.support.wordpress.com/register-a-blog/ Or you can register a domain via a domain mapping upgrade and it will not matter what the underlying .wordpress.com address is. http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/ http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/register-domain/ Author Posts The topic ‘Blog URL’ is closed to new replies.