Want to buy a domain

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  • #1241839

    Well, My blog URL is wehavescience.wordpress.com, a lot of people know this URL, if I buy a domain, like wehavescience.com, what will happen if someone search for wehavescience.wordpress.com? It will be redirect to my new domain or not?

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

    #1241948

    auxclass
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    if you buy wehavescience.com AND map it to your blog here then both URL’s will work and search engines will after a while just send traffic to wehavescience.com – all the old bookmarks will work forever

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/map-existing-domain/

    #1241949

    timethief
    Member

    The reason one purchases domain mapping is so when their .wordpress.com blog links are clicked anywhere on the internet they are seamlessly directed to the same content under the domain URLs. See http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/
    Read first > http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/#important-notes-before-upgrading

    After you make the domain mapping purchase here > Dashboard > Store > My Upgrades and do the set up it can take between 24 – 72 hours for domain name propagation to take place throughout the internet. You can view the DNS changes here > http://www.whatsmydns.net/ What’s important during that stage is to be patient.

    #1241951

    timethief
    Member

    @auxclass
    good afternoon :)

    #1241958

    Actually, if I buy a domain like blabla.com, automatically if I search for blabla.wordpress.com will be redirected to blabla.com or I need to pay something? I didn’t get it well.

    When you create your WordPress.com blog, we create a site address for you, such as example.wordpress.com:

    You can also register a custom domain, such as yourgroovydomain.com. Then, when visitors arrive, they’ll see your custom domain in their browser’s address bar instead of the original example.wordpress.com site address:

    Note that example.wordpress.com will still work, but all of your traffic will be redirected to yourgroovydomain.com.

    I just need to buy a domain, right?

    #1241969

    Well, I just bought a domain! ;) hihi, so, when I try to go to wehavescience.com, the browser says it didn’t find the site.
    Do I need to wait a time for it works?

    #1241989

    timethief
    Member

    Always read the threads you post into please. After you make the domain mapping purchase here > Dashboard > Store > My Upgrades and do the set up it can take between 24 – 72 hours for domain name propagation to take place throughout the internet. You can view the DNS changes here > http://www.whatsmydns.net/ What’s important during that stage is to be patient.

    #1241993

    Yeah, I am sorry!

    It is working now, thank you guys for helping me!

    see ya.

    #1241996

    timethief
    Member

    You’re welcome and best wishes with your site.

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