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I have a domain name, and a WordPress account. The domain name isn't hosted anywhere at the moment. I just want to set it up so that my WordPress blog uses the domain. According to the WordPress help page on this issue, I have to do the following:

Update your domain’s name servers to the following. Make sure to remove any existing name servers that are already there.

NS1.WORDPRESS.COM
NS2.WORDPRESS.COM
NS3.WORDPRESS.COM

So, this is the only thing that I need a server for - if I even need a server at all? Is there a really simple way I can do this for free? Or for very cheap?

I'm a bit ignorant about this stuff: I do Ruby on Rails coding, but I don't get involved in the really technical stuff to do with servers and DNS and what have you.

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You don't need a server (that's what WordPress.com is for). You can change your DNS adresses from the domain registrar's site (the usually have an admin panel of some sort).

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ah, i'd hoped that might be the case. thanks! will reply if i have any problems :) –  Max Williams Jun 14 '10 at 18:46
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Don't forget that if you do this your domain name can only be used for Wordpress. E-mail or anything else for the domain won't work. –  Alnitak Jun 14 '10 at 19:34
    
good to know, thanks alnitak. –  Max Williams Jun 15 '10 at 17:43
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