en WordPress.com Forums › Support transferring existing domain name Author Posts November 28, 2012 at 2:37 pm #1082047 gingerbreadfarmMember how do I transfer my domain name to wordpress The blog I need help with is gingerbreadfarm.wordpress.com. November 28, 2012 at 2:39 pm #1082146 gingerbreadfarmMember Hi. How do I transfer my existing domain name to my blog? Will transferring make it also a website?? Thanks. G. November 28, 2012 at 3:26 pm #1082156 auxclassMember You can’t transfer the domain name registration but you can map your domain name to your blog here – then your domain name will show in the browser address line when people visit your site http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/map-existing-domain/ You already have a web site – it is your blog – a blog is just a special type of web site – the easiest way to get a “real” web site is to just tell people that you have a web site and skip the part about it being hosted on a blog platform :) November 29, 2012 at 12:29 am #1082211 gingerbreadfarmMember Thank you so much for your response, Auxclass. Much appreciated! G November 29, 2012 at 12:35 am #1082213 timethiefMember @gingerbreadfarm Also see > Using WordPress.com to Create a Website http://en.support.wordpress.com/using-wordpress-to-create-a-website/ http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/custom-menus/ November 29, 2012 at 2:35 pm #1082227 gingerbreadfarmMember Thanks timethief! G December 4, 2012 at 9:26 pm #1082267 timethiefMember You’re welcome. Author Posts The topic ‘transferring existing domain name’ is closed to new replies.