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  • Hi, here’s my problem.

    I am actually using for my blog. I bought a domain name on that is

    I want to move from to

    I bought a domain name on that is This is the same domain name on and

    First, I downloaded the wordpress package. I modified the information on wp-config.php with my SQL infos that godaddy gave me. Then, because FileZilla does not want to connect (I don’t know why, it gives me the ECONNREFUSED response), I used the FTP tool that godaddy offers to transfer the wordpress package on my site.

    When I type on my web browser, it happens to show my blog on with the “no page found” message.

    I think it’s maybe because my domain name on and is the same. Then why godaddy would have allowed me to buy this domain ?

    I don’t know what to do next, i’m just stuck in here. Do I have to buy a new domain name ?

    I’m confused with all this. I’m a beginner using wordpress…

    Thank you for your help,

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  • Oh ! Sorry. A mistake have been made.

    I said “When I type on my web browser, it happens to show my blog on with the “no page found” message.”

    And i wanted to say : “When I type on my web browser, it happens to show my blog on wordpress.COM with the “no page found” message.”




    Forum Moderator

    You need to contact the folks at and ask to have your domain mapping reverted back to GoDaddy.

    Ask them to cancel my domain name then ? And it will automaticly return to Godaddy ?



    Forum Moderator

    Please try asking your question on

    Go Daddy


    Go Daddy Support

    You would not actually be able to register the same domain from two different places. My guess is that your order at was for either a domain transfer or Domain Buy Service. These services aren’t actually a registration for a domain – they are options for getting a domain that is already registered elsewhere or by someone else. To find out exactly what you ordered, you should contact our Support staff who can review your account with you. Contact information is here:

    Your domain is currently using WordPress’ nameservers. That means that it’s hosted at This explains why you couldn’t connect via http://FTP... you were trying to connect to’s servers, not’s. So, if you want to connect the domain to your Go Daddy hosting, you will need to change the nameservers to the nameservers for your Go Daddy hosting. The necessary nameservers are listed in your Hosting Control Center (click the ‘view’ link in the DNS area).

    Keep in mind, though, that changing nameservers does not mean that the domain name has actually been transferred into your account. Unless you actually purchase a transfer (this may be what you ordered before) and complete the transfer process, the domain will continue to be managed by WordPress. This means that you would need to continue paying them each year to keep the domain. If you choose to keep the name at, be sure you don’t forget to renew it.

    Whether you keep your domain registered through (change just the nameservers) or transfer the domain to, the WordPress Domain Management article that you linked can help. We have our own article to assist with transferring domains as well –

    I hope this information is helpful to you. Remember, if you have any questions about your account or how to proceed, our Support staff is always available to you.

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