en WordPress.com Forums › Support Name exists but blog is deleted Author Posts May 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm #1289741 palestinepicsMember Hi, I want to create a blog, but when I fill in the name it says ‘Blog already exists.’ But when I enter the blogname.wordpress.com it says ‘The authors have deleted this site.’ So how come I still can not use that name? May 31, 2013 at 7:56 pm #1289833 timethiefMember There is no recycling of deleted blog URLs. http://en.support.wordpress.com/recycling-blog-names/ However, you can register another blog with a similar name. http://en.support.wordpress.com/register-a-blog/ Or you can register a domain via a domain mapping upgrade and it will not matter what the underlying .wordpress.com address is. http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/ http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/register-domain/ June 3, 2013 at 1:33 pm #1290026 palestinepicsMember Can’t I regain access to the deleted URL I referred to? Since it was my own domain.. Author Posts The topic ‘Name exists but blog is deleted’ is closed to new replies.