WordPress.com to Supply .Weblog Area Extensions for Web sites

Ever felt like your private web site did not really feel like sufficient of a "weblog"? Fashionable web site internet hosting service WordPress.com intends to vary that, saying Thursday that .weblog area extensions might be out there for Web customers later this yr.

"Identical to .com earlier than it, .weblog is obvious and accessible, and it creates hundreds of thousands of recent, new choices for naming your weblog," WordPress.com stated Thursday in a web-based assertion.

WordPress.com to Offer .Blog Domain Extensions for Websites WordPress.com to Offer .Blog Domain Extensions for Websites

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The .weblog domains might be up for grabs this yr, and anybody can signal as much as get notified once they’re obtainable to the general public.

WordPress.com is providing the area extension "to all web sites," and people won’t want a WordPress or WordPress.com website to buy one, in response to the assertion.

Automattic, the mum or dad firm of WordPress.com, secured the rights to .weblog domains, which individuals can buy at WordPress.com or by means of their companion area identify registrars.

"With a prime-degree area like .weblog, you will get a reputation that really matches your id," WordPress.com stated in its assertion.

Registration costs for .weblog domains are nonetheless being finalized, the corporate stated, however they are going to be "in the usual vary for brand spanking new prime-degree domains with some premium pricing for larger-worth names."