Domain and Hosting Questions

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    I’m a noob at all this website stuff and I desperately need one that’s done well. I recently bought my domain through through wordpress’ free hosting service on, but after much consideration, I think it would actually be better to pay for self-hosted service. I understand that that there are significant differences between and I would like to know if it is at all possible to switch my domain to a self-hosted service, and if so, how do i go about doing that?

    The blog I need help with is



    This guide explains how to transfer the domain name to another registrar.

    You might also want to contact us directly about this at:



    If you are inside the 60 day ICAN no transfer period you can keep the registration at WordPress.COM and just change where the name-servers are pointing to your new host.

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