WP hosted domain to new server problems (.com to .org) (4 posts)

  1. Jack
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I don't have much experience with wp.COM, but I'm helping out one of my clients to set up a wp.ORG instal and am having problems.

    They created a wp.COM site to play with wordpress (test.wp.com). Then they bought a domain name through WP so that when you go to test.wp.com it would redirect to homepage.com.

    They finally got a host to set up a wp.ORG site (it's under the domain hompage.com), but when I try to access the dashboard of homepage.com/wp-admin, it directs me to the original test.wp.COM dashboard/login.

    I've tried to find a codex on this but I feel like I hear different things and I'm not sure what i need to do (including this WP one). Any suggestions or threads that tell me what I need to do in my case?

    - My client already has his main email set up for homepage.com so I don't want the site down, if possible (I tried just changing the nameserver to the host information and the email stopped working)
    - Can't get to the FTP on the host because (I think) the domain is still on wp.COM?

  2. Krishna
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Didn't you change the DNS settings?

  3. Jack
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Sorry, but I'm not sure how to do that. Can you tell me or send me a link?

    And I just realized the site is down...I will need to fix it so that my client can receive email.


  4. Krishna
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Go to your host and find out your name servers, and go to your domain registrar and replace the current ones with the new ones.

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