Domain name

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  • #2989413

    Hi there. I am trying to start a new blog/website. I want to name it reflected.wordpress.com but I keep being given the name reflected2017.wordpress.com
    How can I get rid of the ‘2017’ part? I have checked but the name ‘reflected.wordpress.com’ does not seem to be used by anyone else.

    Thanks

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

    #2989602

    moohwaan
    Member

    Hi there,

    It is a site name https://reflected.wordpress.com/ , If it does not used by anyone else will look like this .

    #2989604

    justjennifer
    Moderator

    Hi there, WordPressdotcom sites never expire. Currently, an existing site can remain inactive regardless of when the last post was made.

    If there is an open comment form or contact form on that site, you can try leaving a comment there. If the site owner replies and agrees to transfer the site ownership to you, they can follow this guide to do so https://en.support.wordpress.com/transferring-a-site-to-another-wordpress-com-account/

    If they do not reply to your query, there is nothing further that can be done. WordPressdotcom will not turn over an existing site to another user.

    #2989672

    Hi bruceferrington,

    reflected.wordpress.com is currently owned by other account so you won’t be able use this name for your site. As justjennifer mentioned, you can contact the current owner but the decision to transfer ownership is theirs. We don’t make changes to site without the owners permission even if they don’t appear to have used the site in a while :)

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