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  • Resolved grmindyjean


    I’m horrible at the technical terms, so bear with me! 🙂

    When I was still hosting my blog at I had paid to drop the wordpress part of the domain. A few months after, I switched my blog to a self-hosted site at

    Now that I’m at the .org site, I don’t want to keep paying the yearly fee at the .com site. What steps should I take to resolve this and still keep everything that was published before I transferred to self-hosted?

    My guess was from the dashboard, go to settings > domain, then click delete under actions. I wanted to confirm this is correct OR find out what I need to do.

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  • Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep

    Did you buy your domain through

    There are (possibly) a couple things going on.

    1) Paying for using a custom domain with (that’s $17 a year). That you should be able to cancel.

    2) Paying for your domain name (usually about $10-$90 a year, depending on the TLD). That, if you did it THROUGH, you should NOT cancel, as you would lose your domainname.
    Moving a Blog

    Andrea Rennick


    Customer Care at Copyblogger Media and Studiopress

    (this thread needs moving – it’s not multisite. 😛 Not sure where to move it tho.)



    Forum Moderator

    How about Misc?



    @grmindyjean – your case was 10 months ago, any resolution yet? I had the same problem now after asking me to upgrade a new domain without the ‘wordpress’.

    Do I need to reblog all contents from blog into my new self-hosted blog?

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