Domain name confusion

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    I upgraded my account to have my url be through WordPress and it said that the domain was available. After contacting GoDaddy who the domain is hosted through they said that someone already owns that domain and I can not use it for my blog.

    I may be misunderstanding how this process works but I am extremely confused on what to do next. If there is anyone who can give advice or help I would appreciate it.


    Blog URL: (but want it to be if possible)

    The blog I need help with is



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    The domain has already been registered by someone else. These domain are still available:, and .

    To register one of these, go to Store > Domains on your blog’s dashboard and follow the steps there.

    Let us know if you need any help.



    i registered a domain as . I do not know why the dotcom was spelled out in the url and I want to delete that one and change it to How do i do this .. i changed it in the dashboard my blogs and changed it and it comes up i a browser under that url but how do i get rid of the previous account so there is no confusion? Thanks



    To change a blog URL ending in, please follow these steps. Another alternative is to purchase a custom domain name to take “wordpress” out of the domain altogether.

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