recovering a deleted blog domain url

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    Okay, SO, when I deleted my HOSTED domain I deleted my wordpress from it. and yes, I knew deleted forever, but I didnt realize I could never recover it outside of that domain. I didnt realize it would not be released, trapped forever in limbo OR that I could use it outside of the old domain if I just kept it.

    so, yes, WP still has it. if I understand correctly its still associated with my email address, so I could prove it had been or is still mine, even though deleted. and technically, WP could reactivate it even though TOS states their policy is not to, in general, reactivate.

    I think that you should be able to reactivate the WP url that you deleted. and yes, I know all the content is gone. well I deleted all the content before I deleted the WP from the domain I used to have. I wrongly thought that the WP url would be trapped by the old domain and if and when someone else purchases that domain I did not want them to have my WP url too.

    so, what can I do? since it is possible, to reactivate a deleted blog url, and my email address should still be associated with it, how do you get WP to have heart and do it? honestly it seems odd to me that one can not do this. Even facebook lets you reactivate a deleted account page. So, comeon WP, its 2013.

    Id like my back please. Though, oops, lord I hope I didnt use the old domains email address for it. Pretty sure not. but I have no way of checking now. :-(

    The blog I need help with is



    BTW the blog I need help with is not its divadesigns being a term I use globally for several things. which is why Id like it back. branding is about continuity. so no, you cant just pick another name and through it up like sphegetti in the ceiling and hope it sticks. consistency is key.



    typos, sorry, meant * spagetti * throw

    #1273757 is no longer available.
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    Deleted blog URLs are not recycled, regardless of who registered and deleted them
    Deleting a site permanently removes it and you’ll never be able to reuse its address. If you delete a blog you will not be able to get it back and no one else will be able to use that blog address. You must be sure you never want to use the blog again if you delete it. There are multiple warnings given that blog deletion is permanent. A verification link is sent in an email and must be clicked to delete a blog. If you clicked it and the blog was deleted it’s game over.

    However, you can register another blog with a similar name.

    Or you can register a domain via a domain mapping upgrade and it will not matter what the underlying address is.


    You have two separate email address settings at

    Blog notifications for the admin (like comment moderation, Likes, new subscriptions, etc) are sent to the email address at Settings -> General in the Dashboard.

    Personal notifications (like comments on your post, subscription emails, and upgrade renewals) are sent to the email address at Users -> Personal Settings in the Dashboard.

    Try changing it at!/settings/ first.

    If that doesn’t work, try Users -> Personal Settings in your blog’s Dashboard.

    Issues Changing your E-mail Address >

    Note: After the change you will receive an confirmation email. Please be sure to check your spam/junk mail filter in your email client, if you cannot locate it.

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