Deleted custom domain name accidentally – can I get it back?

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    katehuggett
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    Hello,

    I deleted my wordpress account this evening but also managed to delete my domain name and now it says it is unavailable! I was sent an email by a wordpress staff member who gave me one warning about deleting a domain name but thought it would just apply to wordpress and didn’t really understand that it would mean I wouldn’t be able to use it on any site! I realise I’m an idiot, and very new to this whole website game.

    Is there any way I can get this domain back? Its a custom domain name and I’ve seen other posts on these forums where its been possible to restore them. Help!

    Thanks so much.

    :))

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

    #3041711

    Hi there,

    I’ll be happy to contact the registrar to see if we can restore katehuggett.com to your account, but I cannot guarantee that we will be able to get the domain back. If I am successful, I can send you a manual payment request form for you to repurchase the domain.

    I will let you know once I hear back from the registrar.

    Let me know if you have any questions.

    Thanks!

    #3041715

    Good news! I have retrieved your domain katehuggett.com back from our registry partner and was able to restore it under your account again. So, you should be all set!
    I have sent a manual payment for the fee and subscriptions. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!

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