Self-hosted domain directing back to wordpress.com

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starryeyed

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Ok, I've had the day from hell trying to transfer my site from wordpress.com to self-hosted. I finally got my domain name transferred successfully to godaddy.com and got self-hosting set up on bluehost. My nameservers on godaddy are pointing to bluehost. I installed wordpress on bluehost and it provided me with login details, but when I click the link to go to the wp-admin page (www.starryeyedtravels.com/wp-admin), it takes me back to the wordpress.com admin page. I don't know what to do. It didn't do that for a while, my site just showed up as a generic bluehost page, but then my site just wasn't working at all, so I closed my browser and cleared the cache and now wordpress is installed properly but it is just taking me back to wordpress.com. When I enter my domain address (www.starryeyedtravels.com) that also reverts to the wordpress version (just starryeyedtravels.com without the www.)

Everything is set up, I have received all the confirmation emails etc, but I can't do anything until I can log in to wordpress.org. I exported my site and have it saved ready to import onto my new wordpress, but I can't access it. I don't understand why this is happening. Do I just need to wait longer for everything to register?

I hope that makes sense. It's driving me crazy. If someone can offer any advice, I'd be really, really grateful!

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Name server changes take up to 48 hours to take effect so that may be your problem. Look at your bluehost emails they will tell you how to access your space using an ip address. Us that to access your new site to set it up etc.
 

starryeyed

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Thank you for replying - everything is working this morning so I guess I was just being impatient!
 
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