cannot log into dashboard – domain issues
I cannot log into my dashboard – says website is unavailable. I have a domain name that I recently changed te nameservers for – to wordpress. It’s been 72 hours and cannot access my wordpress account to make the changes there.
You forgot to post the essential URL starting with http:// and we cannot even begin to help you without it.
No Domain Mapping Found – There is no domain mapping upgrade for michellefyfe.com. If you would like to use this domain you will first need to set up domain mapping.
In order to map to a domain one must have an underlying .wordpress.com subdomain blog to map from. If you have registered a .wordpress.com blog you log in under the exact same username account that registered the blog and purchase a domain name by purchasing an annually renewable domain mapping upgrade for the blog.
If you do not own a domain name then see here http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/
If you already own a domain name see here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/map-existing-domain/
Dashboard > Store > My Upgrades is where you do the primary blog set up knowing it can take between 24 – 72 hours for domain name propagation to take place throughout the internet. You can view the DNS changes here > http://www.whatsmydns.net/ What’s important during that stage is to be patient.
Yeah, I get that. The problem is I cannot log into my wordpress account to do the upgrade. I have had a blog there for a few years and just cancelled my monthly Hostgator account that was hosting it. Would like to just get wordpress to do it. I had my hosting company, hostway, change my nameservers but now cannot get into my dashboard to purchase the upgrade. Anyway to do that?
The problem is I cannot log into my wordpress account to do the upgrade.
What is the URL of the underlying free hosted WordPress.com blog?
Just to be crystal clear about this WordPress.COM and WordPress.ORG are completely separate and have different logins. http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/
My url is http://www.michellefyfe.com/Blog I didn’t know there was a difference actually, but when I go to wordpress.com and log in, my blog shows up under “my blogs”. But when I click on blog admin, I get the error message “This webpage is unavailable”.
I have a wordpress.com account. Today when I try to log in it says”Warning! Domain mapping upgrade for this domain not found. Please log in and go to the Domains Upgrades page of your blog to use this domain. ” But when I log in – I still have no access to my dashboard – I can go to the store link at the bottom of the page. But when I press the GET A DOMAIN button, nothing happens! Still stuck.
It would help if I could get into my actual dashboard for my blog…
Hi Michelle, let me see if I can clear this up for you.
Your previous blog was a self-hosted WordPress.org blog, which is different from blogs hosted here at WordPress.com. You can read about the differences here: WordPress.com and WordPress.org
You could see the link to your blog under “My Blogs” in your WordPress.com account, because your self-hosted blog was linked to your account via our Jetpack plugin.
However, that doesn’t mean that the blog is hosted here at WordPress.com. The link under “My Blogs” will just direct you to the WordPress.org dashboard for your Jetpack-linked blog. Since you cancelled your old hosting account and no longer have access to your WordPress.org dashboard anymore, I went ahead and removed the Jetpack-linked blog from your account to avoid further confusion.
If you’d like to have your blog here at WordPress.com, you’ll need to log in to WordPress.com and create a new blog at this link:
Then, you can use your custom domain with your WordPress.com blog by purchasing a Domain Mapping upgrade, as described here: Map an Existing Domain
Since your domain’s name servers are already pointed to WordPress.com, you can skip that step in the instructions.
If you exported your content from your WordPress.org site, you can import it into your new blog with our WordPress importer: Import
Please let me know if you have any questions about that!
You’re welcome! I see that you registered your new blog and got your custom domain working with it — it’s looking good so far! :) Please let me know if I can help with anything else.
It’s a learning curve! Is there any way to transfer over my posts? If not, I will start from scratch, but if possible….
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