HELP ! Domain Mapping?
First off – I am a total NON-geek. So, if you would, please be very detailed in your answer. Thanks!
I need to transfer (map?) my existing http://www.cjscountrydance.com to the page I just created on WordPress (cjscountrydance2.wordpress.com). I do not need any of the information from the original site transferred.
I DO need any mail being sent to “(email redacted)” to route to me at countrydanceteacher@ gmail.com.
In 2004 a young lady who was just starting out as a graphic designer offered to build me a website. (I paid her to develop it). She was working (her “real” job) at the same place I was. the site: cjscountrydance.com
I have no access to do any updates, if I need an update or correction, she charges me $50 to $100 and in may take 6-months to see the change.
Recently a friend introduced me to WordPress. I’ve built my own website using their AMAZING tools.
Now I want to get the cjscountrydance.com to direct to the new site.
NOTE: I did have access to my emails, but I don’t have access now because I – REALLY – screwed-up and changed the “DEFAULT Email” to my new email address which ended up locking me out (since I don’t have a login or password set up for that email address).
I need to get this “fixed” before my annual fee is due to me previous provider (Your-Site.com) in mid-July
Can you HELP ? ? ? ?
Blog url: http://cjscountrydance2.wordpress.com/
Clarification regarding email addresses:
my old address (email redacted) has been used for over 20 years, so I need to be sure that anything sent to that email will re-direct to my current email address.
To map your domain to a WordPress.com blog, see these instructions:
In a nutshell, you have to change the “name servers” on the registrar’s end, and purchase domain mapping on our end.
Email will be more involved – during the transfer, you may lose access to your mailbox for a few hours, and some email may get bounced. I suggest you do this transition during a weekend or any other time when you’re not usually getting a lot of emails, to minimize the damage from downtime. Read more about getting your email to work here:
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