How to purchase new domain without need to upgrade existing?

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    I’m trying to buy a new $5 upgrade domain to my page to replace a different free domain assigned to me when I open my WordPress account. The new domain I want to attach to my site is available. When I click on the add a domain (the one i want to purchase and use) I get prompted to pay for both, the original free on that I want to replace and the new one I want to buy. Bill shows up as double. Any idea how I can buy a new domain without needing to buy the original free one?

    The blog I need help with is

    #3080783 says:

    Every site comes with a free address with in the URL. You can hide the part by registering a new domain if you have purchased a plan.

    When you say the bill shows up as double, do you mean the cost is doubled or that it just shows both domains? When you upgrade from a free plan to Personal, Premium etc you are given the option to create a custom domain. This exists alongside your free domain. If you ever decided not to renew your upgraded plan/custom domain then you could return to your free domain. To upgrade a free plan:



    Hi there,

    It looks like you’ve since had help with this via live chat, so I’m marking this thread as resolved, but let me know if you still need any help with this.

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