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  • I have a blog on which is originally
    I purchased the Domain Mapping upgrade in order to get my blog onto

    Today I went to and downloaded WordPress. I’m trying to follow the directions in order to host my blog on so I can install some plugins and update the CSS. I’m just very confused. I’m not sure if I needed to purchase the Domain Mapping at all.

    Through my host (GoDaddy) I created a database for my blog. I’ve also input all this information into the wpconfig.php as explained in this document:

    Now I’m trying to go to so that I can complete the installation of my blog. However, instead of the screen popping up so I can install, its redirecting me to

    Do you know what I’m doing wrong? How can I get my blog hosted on without any forwarding? I had my nameservers as,, and as it told me to do when I signed up for the domain mapping. I thought this may be the problem so I changed them back to the nameservers that GoDaddy gave me and it’s still not working.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

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  • Actually, since you now host your domain at, then the name servers should be the name servers assigned by Godaddy so visit your domain registrar and change your domain’s name servers to the Godaddy name servers.

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