How do I delete a new URL?

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  • #552069

    lynnarm
    Member

    I just registered a URL for my new blog, but instantly decided to change it. However, it won’t let me. Does anyone know how to do this so that I start all over again and stop getting the message, “This URL and name already exists?”

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

    #552255

    macmanx
    Staff

    Are you trying to change http://therockincupcakecafeblog.wordpress.com/ to [somethingelse].wordpress.com or [somethingelse].com?

    #552262

    lynnarm
    Member

    Trying to change it to (something else).wordpress.com

    #552265

    macmanx
    Staff

    Unfortunately, we can’t change blog URLs at this time.

    What you’ll need to do in this case is register a new blog by visiting http://wordpress.com/signup/ while logged in, then transfer your content following this guide: http://en.support.wordpress.com/moving-a-blog/#moving-between-wordpress-com-blogs

    #552267

    lynnarm
    Member

    But I don’t have any content yet.

    #552270

    lynnarm
    Member

    OK, I tried to register a new blog: rockincupcakecafe.wordpress.com. It said that it is “reserved” and may be available in a couple of days. This is the blog URL that I want, and I did sign up for it. However, I cannot access it, as it said it is “reserved.” If I am the one who reserved it, how can I start blogging on it?

    #552273

    timethief
    Member

    @lynnarm
    Blog names are “reserved” for those with matching usernames.
    If you own the corresponding username then Staff can help. If not then they can’t.

    #552275

    lynnarm
    Member

    I do own the corresponding username. So can you help me?

    #552280

    auxclass
    Member

    This should help: http://en.support.wordpress.com/register-a-blog/

    The instructions also seem to cover what to do and the steps if you have a user name that you want to convert to a blog site.

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