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  1. Hi, I am confused. When I enter my address into internet explorer to view the site, or when I click 'preview' after adding a blog post I get diverted to Joomla and then cannot view my site or people cannot access the site on the www. Can you help?

    The blog I need help with is

  2. - the name servers are pointing to Blue Host and the site on Blue Host is powered by Joomla

    There is no domain mapping for

    What are you trying to do and what is the base WordPress.COM blog you need help with

  3. Hi, when I am logged into and make changes, add a blog, put in a new page and click 'preview' it used to show me how the page would look prior to publishing. Now it sends me to this Joomla site and I cannot see the blog page or new page in web view. I am relatively new to all this hence my confusion. The site is hosted by Blue Host, I edit in wordpress but cannot seem to bring up the site as a normal website. I want to be able to edit pages, add blogs and then view the changes how they look once on the www. Make sense?

  4. 'sorry, what does 'there no domain mapping for' mean?

  5. WordPress.COM and WordPress.ORG are completely separate.

    We provide support only for free hosted blogs here. Support for your website is provided on the WordPress.ORG support forums and they are here If you don't have a username account at, click that link and register one on the top right hand corner of the page that opens, so you can post to the correct support forums for your software.

  6. Makes a bit of sense - however:

    The site is hosted by Blue


    The site you are asking about does not seem to be hosted on WordPress.COM so you need to make friends over at WordPress.ORG the keepers of the software you are using.

    This site is for support of sites hosted on WordPress.COM. You should address your questions to WordPress.ORG the keepers of the software you are using:

    For more on the difference:

  7. 'sorry, what does 'there no domain mapping for' mean?

    A domain name can be mapped to a blog hosted at WordPress.COM so that the domain name appears in the browser window - i.e. would display when visitors went to your blog

  8. Thanks a million, will check it out. What the heck is Joomla then and why does this come up when you search for chamoiz?

  9. What the heck is Joomla

    It is a software package for building web sites - similar to WordPress.ORG software but designed for a different type of web site

  10. @auxclass
    [off-topic] Suffering with eye infection hence not around much. Hope to be better by week's end. [/off-topic]

  11. Cheers again. think I will by the 'blah blah for dummies' collection!!

  12. @petran007
    I apologize for misdirecting you to when in fact your software is Joomla software. auxclass will assist you. Once again - sorry.

  13. @TT - was wondering where your great copy and paste info links were today - hope you are better soon - get well soon & take care

  14. @petran007

    Both WordPress.ORG software and Joomla can be used to build web sites - you can use either one it looks like on Blue host - the choice depends on what you want to do with your web site - I have put a link to Joomla below that should help you a bit

    Good luck with your site

    What do you want to do with your web site?

  15. I want the site to simply be a place where I can post ideas, thought and comments around helping parents with their childrens financial education. Provide a blog. Provide an email connection for subscribers etc. Like yours I would like it to be a useful goto place for information on learning and education on various children, and some adult I guess issues on financial education.

  16. OK - then you could map your domain name to a blog here - then you don't need to know how to be a web master - having a mapped blog here is about as simple as it gets:

    My site costs $ 13.-- US/ year for mapping and $ 30.-- US/ no ads upgrade (WordPress.COM pays the bills by putting ads on blogs here) - I decided I did not want any ads on my main site -

    Limits - I can't sell my own ads on my site - but then if you just want to share info (as I do on my site) then this is a good place to be - the hosting is free so you can signup for a blog here and test the software for free if you want - 3 GB of storage space and unlimited bandwidth (so if one of your Posts goes viral at 1,000,000 page views in a day your site does not crash)

    @timethief has a bunch of info on how to do things on her web site:

    See also

    And you have access to this great help forum

  17. Thanks Capt, you have been a great help. Do you have subscription to your site?

  18. You be welcome & good luck

    Yes you can subscribe to my site - page down next to the video of how not to launch your boat and the subscribe icons are in the sidebar on the right side of the page

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