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Registering a .org domain to my current blog

  1. ceraphotography

    I am having a really tough time upgrading my website. I've learned I can only access certain themes if I have a .org domain. I am now really confused on how to add this domain to my current .com site. I registered with Dream Hosting 30 minutes ago, but them realized I might be able to do all this within WordPress. I cancelled my hosting with Dream Hosting, but Word Press still shows that the .org domain is already registered. How do I get past this hurdle?
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  2. A domain won't change your features here. What they mean by ".org" is that you'll need to install WordPress from on a hosting provider, like Dreamhost. You can use any domain name, even, with your self-hosted blog by changing your nameservers to point to your hosting provider:

    If you're interested, we do offer an upgrade called Guided Transfer (available in the Store section of your blog's Dashboard) where we take care of everything for you:

    Otherwise, you'll need to install WordPress from on a hosting provider. We have some recommendations at

    Once that's done, you can move your content following this guide:

    To clear up any confusion, and are two different entities. has complete support and documentation sites for self-hosted/installed versions of WordPress at:

    We do offer yearly and one-time premium support packages for self-hosted WordPress sites through our VIP program, available at

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