Can I access and redirect my domain name after I deleted my blog?

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  • #139819

    Hi,

    I was wondering if someone might be able to help me.

    I bought the domain name http://www.richardhalford.com for my WordPress.com blog. But then I got totally into WordPress and started building themes and templates and wanted to host my my own blog. I have now set up a WordPress installation with bluehost and set my domain name as richardhalford.com. I then thought I should delete my site on WordPress.com so as not to get things confused.

    And that is where I think I have gone wrong. I deleted my blog which was mapped to richardhalford.com and now I can’t access my domain name through WordPress – Options – Domains as per the FAQ instructions. And the domain name manager site was only accessable through the WordPress interface.

    What can I do to access my domain name and release it to BlueHost – ie get the release code. Any help would be immensely appreciated. My site and domain name are integral to my job hunting and I need gainful employment … urgently

    Many thanks in advance

    Richard

    #140076

    judyb12
    Member

    Contact staff: they are the only ones with back-end access. Email support[at]wordpress.com

    #140082

    cronies
    Member

    Ya can also contact the support team on http://wordpress.com/contact-support/ when they reopen.

    #140114

    timethief
    Member

    @cronies
    For future reference. The Support team is Mark. Mark can be reached three ways:
    (1) Support button – top right hand corner of any admin side blog page during working hours;
    (2) http://wordpress.com/contact-support/
    (3) email support [at] wordpress.com

    #140117

    cronies
    Member

    Kthx.

    #140118

    timethief
    Member

    You’re welcome. Maybe you’d like to learn the answers to common questions found in the Beginner’s Guide. It’s here https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic.php?id=11280

    #140119

    cronies
    Member

    Why are ya askin’ me that¿ *confused*

    #140121

    trent
    Member

    I think Timethief is just trying to help you out cronies. Thanks TT for that ;)

    Trent

    #140122

    timethief
    Member

    Because if you want to answer questions on the forum then I thought you would like to know that many people ask questions that are already answered in the FAQs, forum searchbox and the Beginner’s Guide. :)

    If you read up on them you can be sure to have the correct answers almost all of the time and to be able to answer the questions asked very quickly.

    special smile for trent :)

    #140123

    cronies
    Member

    I’ve read it. :)

    #140125

    timethief
    Member

    Thumbs up! I’m a speed reader but I could not have read the information at every link provided in the Beginner’s Guide in less than 10 minutes.

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