Should I delete .com blog after move to .org with Jetpack?

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  • #1064377

    Hi. I started my free .com blog and have now created a functioning self-hosted .org blog. I did not have a custom domain in wordpress.com but obviously now have a custom domain (adventuresinbob.com).

    I have installed Jetpack and linked my .org to my .com account.

    I saw an answer to a previous question stating that the best way to redirect people from the .com to the .org would be to put a final post up and also some text in a side widgit.

    My question is, as I only had 3 posts, only a few replies, and only a few subscribers, what do you think of deleting the .com blog altogether? Will this adversely affect my Jetpack connection?

    Thank you for your help wonderful WordPress people!

    The blog I need help with is adventuresinbob.wordpress.com.

    #1064497

    timethief
    Member

    option 1
    Provided you are logged in under the username account that registered the blog you can delete it by using these instructions. http://en.support.wordpress.com/delete-site/
    Please note that deleted blog URLs are not recycled.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/recycling-blog-names/

    option2
    You can make the blog private and use it as a test blog and backup blog. http://en.support.wordpress.com/settings/privacy-settings/
    You can hide it from dashboard display as well. http://en.support.wordpress.com/my-blogs/#my-blogs-dashboard-visibility

    #1064498

    Hey, thanks timethief. I didn’t know about those options – wonderful.

    I assume, because you haven’t mentioned it, that neither of these options will adversely affect my Jetpack connection.

    #1064501

    timethief
    Member

    I don’t think so but I know diddly squat about JetPack.

    #1064502

    Okay, thanks tt. :)

    #1064503

    timethief
    Member

    I flagged this for a Staff response so we can hear the answer and I can sleep well tonight . lol ;)

    #1064509

    kardotim
    Member

    Deleting your WordPress.com blog won’t affect your current self-hosted .org site. If you want I can move the followers that were on your WordPress.com blog, to your .org site.

    Looking forward to your reply.

    #1064526

    If you do that for me, Tim, you will have engineered some happiness right here. :)

    #1064527

    kardotim
    Member

    All your followers have been moved.

    Cheers :)

    #1064528

    :D

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