I made the mistake of not realizing that wordpress.org and wordpress.com are not the same thing. On wordpress.com (before the realization), I bought shrutigoins.me. One I realized what I had done, I signed up for a hosting service (hostgator) and changed my nameserver settings on wordpress.com to point to hostgator. This was all Saturday.
I know it takes 24-72 hours, so that may be the reason it's not live yet. However, when I go to shrutigoins.me (to see if it still fails), the URL bar says http://www.shrutgions.me. Is that OK? I don't know if that's the domain that I bought or not - I know it shouldn't matter, but some hosts require (I believe) that you setup a redirect. Is this something I need to do - and can do now?
Also, I received an email from wordpress.com about in order to complete my domain mapping upgrade, I need to update my DNS settings to wordpress FROM hostgator. So, it is seeing that I am using hostgator.
Do I need to do anything to make this work, or am I just waiting?
(For reference, I'm going to shrutigoins.me/default.html since I know that page exists.)