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Changing name of wordpress blog site

  1. I recently set up a wordpress site thinking the name would be photosfromjoe and the address: photosfromjoeblog.wordpress.com.

    It appears that somehow the site has morphed to photosbyjoe. How can I either eliminate the site and start over or change the name to photosfromjoe?

    The blog I need help with is photosbyjoeblog.wordpress.com.

  2. Hi there,
    As you own the matching username and the site has not been registered yet it is reserved for you to register.

    When we register a username account the matching blog is reserved for our future use. It cannot be obtained by anyone other than the person who has registered the matching username account.

    If and only if you have registered the matching username account log out, clear your browser cache https://en.support.wordpress.com/browser-issues/#clearing-your-browser-cache and cookies https://en.support.wordpress.com/browser-issues/#clearing-wordpress-com-cookies. Then log in under the correct username account and as the blog is reserved for you and you will register it after logging in under the correct username account.
    https://signup.wordpress.com/signup/?user=1

    However, if you changed your username then the blog URL will not be available for use under the new username account.

    If you don't succeed, type modlook into the sidebar tags on this thread for a Staff follow-up. How do I get a Moderator/Staff reply for my question? https://en.support.wordpress.com/getting-help-in-the-forums/#how-do-i-get-a-moderatorstaff-reply-for-my-question Please subscribe to this thread so you are notified when they respond and be patient while waiting. To subscribe look in the sidebar of this thread, find the subscribe to topics link and click it.

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