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Let's say I buy a custom domain myblog.com and I host at wordpress... if I access the dashboard page on my blog, will it have wordpress.com in the URL?

I want to be able to manage my blog behind school firewall.. thanks

  • How does your school firewall work? – hakre Feb 9 '11 at 22:35
  • I dunno anything about that ;) they probably block wordpress.com – user3047 Feb 9 '11 at 22:39
  • I'm guessing it just blocks anything matching *.wordpress.com – nobody Feb 9 '11 at 22:40
  • So you probably should ask your question more directly, like: How can I run a blog on worpdress.com even if my schools firewall is blocking *.wordpress.com? – hakre Feb 10 '11 at 1:36
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  • try blogging by email
  • have your analytics and stats on google analytics or outside source
  • have comments emailed to you

that will leave very few things to be done thru administration

to bypass security system try VPN or use of proxy

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Yes, administration will still be under the wordpress.com subdomain.

While content will be domain mapped, administration is done through your wordpress.com subdomain - and attempts to access wp-admin under your mapped domain will redirect to the wp.com subdomain.

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  • shame. Any idea how to fix/buypass that? – user3047 Feb 9 '11 at 22:36

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