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    Do I need Godaddy Wordpress hosting for a Wordpress.com site?

    I adopted the role of managing my kids school's simple website.  It has been hosted via Wordpress.com for several years.   The website dropped a few weeks ago, and we come to find out that the site has actually been hosted on a GoDaddy account that had been prepaid, but is now lapsed and the person who set it up is no longer part of the picture.   We got that resolved, but I am trying to figure out why we would need to host anything on a GoDaddy hosting site?   This is 100% a Wordpress.com site, so why add another layer of crap and expense to host it via GoDaddy?

     

    This is not a high volume site at all.   Can I rid the goddady hosting?   

     

    Advice or suggestions welcome.

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    Super User III
    Super User III

    Re: Do I need Godaddy Wordpress hosting for a Wordpress.com site?

    Hey there @NeedAdvicce,

     

    That doesn't make a lot of sense. If the hosting was on GoDaddy and the site went down when the hosting lapsed, that means it's not on WordPress.com. It sounds as if it was a self-hosted WordPress site. 

     

    What's the current URL?



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    Re: Do I need Godaddy Wordpress hosting for a Wordpress.com site?

    For Find Out Actual Problem. 

     

    I would like to know that currently which plan you have purchase for your website hosting?

     

    What Error Message Coming When You Try to Login?

     

    I hope you will resolve the website problem as soon as possible.