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i have a small doubt. i have brought a domain name from godaddy eg:-www.btechgirls.com

i have a wordpress blog eg:- btechgirls.wordpress.com

now i want to use custom domain(www.btechgirls.com) for the blog i have i heared it charges me money for custom doamin is it correct

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Yes it does - $12-17 a year.

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If you want the blog to appear that it is really hosted on btechgirls.com then yes, it will cost you money. It looks like $12/year since you already own the btechgirls.com domain. See: http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/

For no additional money you should be able to redirect the btechgirls.com to btechgirls.wordpress.com through GoDaddy. When a user is looking at the blog it will still be at btechgirls.wordpress.com but you can use btechgirls.com for promo, links, etc.

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I successfully did this with my blog through WordPress. I just had to redirect the domain in the GoDaddy tools. –  SchwartzE Jan 12 '11 at 20:59
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