en WordPress.com Forums › Support Getting someone else’s URL name? Author Posts August 3, 2009 at 11:29 pm #386835 braingutsMember Hi I’m looking to start a political blog called Gloves Off and would like to have a url name, but someone has the name i want and they haven’t updated since 2005. What can I do about this situation? August 3, 2009 at 11:41 pm #387064 thesacredpathStaff No, wordpress won’t take their blog away from them and give it to someone else – even if it sits for 10 years. Leave a comment on the blog and see if the blogger is willing to transfer it over to you. August 4, 2009 at 3:56 am #387127 thesacredpathStaff This FAQ covers the above subject: http://faq.wordpress.com/2006/05/07/recycling-blog-names/ . August 4, 2009 at 7:45 am #387193 justjenniferModerator /nod to tsp. (Another really important FAQ that doesn’t have a Support counterpart, which is frankly quite odd, as this question is asked again and again.) August 18, 2009 at 1:56 pm #387256 20thcenturyvoxMember But you are speaking about an unused blog names what happen if the name that you want has been archived or suspended for a violation of our Terms of Service. It would be possible for me to get this subdomine Also its the same that my bussines August 18, 2009 at 2:46 pm #387258 thesacredpathStaff Doesn’t matter, once a blog is deleted (whether by staff for TOS violations or deleted by the blog owner) it is gone. Author Posts The topic ‘Getting someone else’s URL name?’ is closed to new replies.