Newbie trying to understand how to move to

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    In December ’11, I purchased my domain name, so as to drop the Ok, now I think I am ready to tackle more customization for my site, which the .com won’t allow, but I am not understanding if I have to repurchase my domain name from, say, Hostgator. Or can I keep the domain that I purchased from WordPress? Thanks, I’m fairly new to techy stuff, and trying to wrap my mind around it all.

    The blog I need help with is



    You can keep the domain name you have now. If you’ve registered your domain through and now want it to point to a blog or website hosted elsewhere then you can do this by updating the nameservers.



    Ok, I think I can manage that! Next question….I have it set up to automatically pay for the new domain name annually. Will that still work once I move to Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

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