Oops! Renewal problems!

Oops!

You might have noticed my domain name being down a couple of days, all I can say.. I’m still here!

It seems like I ran into a little hiccup with my automatic domain renewal, at my domain provider, and I’m sorry that the end result was me being off line and looking like I had completelyΒ disappeared.

As you can see, I’m still here, with no intention to go anywhere πŸ˜‰ At least I will be here, as soon as the update have gone worldwide, which I have been told could take up to 24 hours. So by tomorrow December 21st, all should be back.

If not! Please let me know, so that I can yell at somebody πŸ˜‰

Again – I’m sorry!

Note to myself: Double check, no triple check, next time an domain renewal is due…

 

18 thoughts on “Oops! Renewal problems!

    1. Dang it! It’s probably a DNS thing, they told me it could take up to 24 hours before everything was corrected worldwide. So by tomorrow… hopefully everything is back to normal.

      I hope…

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    1. Thank you πŸ™‚ now if they could just hurry replicating the fix worldwide so everyone can read my blog again, I’ll be real happy πŸ˜‰

      I can read it at my end, but Nancy at “Spirits Lights The Way” had trouble earlier today. I don’t know if you have any problem, when you click on link to my page? Im just hoping worldwide is ok soon…

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        1. Great πŸ™‚ I like the look of you site after the switch. There is one thing thing though, I no longer can like or commend your post directly through the reader, and I have to “register” my name and domaine, to leave a comment, when I’m on your site, even if I’m logged on wordpress. Did you intend it to be this way? Or is it just something that’s wonky at my end?

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            1. Ahhhh, so that’s what’s going on… Well now that I know, I’ll be better at commenting again (was kinda holding back a little since I’ve never really left comments before via the form you now have). Was there a specific reason you switched? (Just wondering, if there is anything I need to be aware off having it through wordpress)…

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            2. By leaving wordpress.com and self-hosting I can make some money through Amazon Affiliates and can really do more with my blog. I have a lot more control over things. WordPress.org lets you self-host, but I chose a different platform. I didn’t have the best experience with some of WordPress’s limitations and customer service. I still use the WordPress software though, so it’s all still familiar to me. I think the way comments work still would have changed even if I went with WordPress.org…I think the change is mostly from self-hosting. Hopefully that all makes sense. I’m glad you found me again though! I missed hearing from you!

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            3. Makes perfect sense to me πŸ™‚ I have to admit I did contemplate it earlier if I should “go all in” like you, but I haven’t really prioritized (with me being sick and all) spending the time in front of the PC to figure it all out. + when I started out I didn’t really know how long I would stick with it. As you probably have seen from my one year post, I’m planning on sticking with if for a wee bit longer πŸ˜‰ Maybe when I get ready to expand, I can ask you for some pointers? πŸ™‚

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            4. Yes, definitely! It took me two and a half years to finally make the switch, mostly because I don’t know a lot about web design and all that stuff. I had a friend help me out, otherwise it never would have been done! I wasn’t sure I’d stick with it either, but here we are almost 3 years later! πŸ™‚

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            5. Yeah, web design and stuff, not my thing either… Guess I’ll be needing a little help myself if I ever decide to get more adventurous on the blog πŸ˜‰ For now, I’ll keep it simple! But if I stay in 3 years like you…

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  1. Ha, ha I almost let that happen to me. I kept thinking I will renew tomorrow after work… Tomorrow after work turned into two days before my domain expired! All is well that ends well Glad you are back and blogging πŸ™‚

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    1. It’s funny how tomorrow suddenly is yesterday πŸ˜‰ I’ve extended my domain no for more that a year, just to make sure I don’t have this problem again any time soon. And next time it expires I will pay more attention to what my provider does…

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