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Taking over a subdomain

  1. davidspencerdotca

    How do I take over the subdomain of a blog that is no longer being used or updated?
    I have not been able to make contact with the owner of the blog
    I run a group that would like to take over the name and blog.
    What steps should I follow?

    Thank you.
    David Spencer
    Blog url:

  2. davidspencerdotca

    I also read this document
    Recycling Blog Names

  3. There is no expiration date on blogs unused or otherwise. If you can make contact on your own with the owner of an unused blog then there is a means of a consenting blog owner to transfer the blog to another username account. In the case that there is no contact information Staff will not breach the privacy policy and provide you with an email address.

    You can register another blog with a similar name.

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

  4. davidspencerdotca

    Since I am not able to contact the blog owner, I'll create a new blog with a different name.

    Thanks for your clear concise answers.

  5. You're welcome.

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