Domain name change, is it possible?

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  • #1607329

    piffito
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    I have a blog that goes with inachkova.wordpress.com.. I want to buy a domain and but I don’t know how to redirect it to ivanachkova.com. Could you tell me if this is possible?

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

    #1607479

    timethief
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    Yes this is possible.

    You must be logged in as Admin http://en.support.wordpress.com/user-roles/#administrator under the exact same username account that registered the blog to access the blog’s dashboard at > Store > My Upgrades.

    In order to map to a domain one must have an underlying .wordpress.com subdomain blog to map from and the domain name you desire must be available for purchase.

    As you have registered a .wordpress.com blog you log in as Admin 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. See here if you do not own a domain http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/

    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.

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