.blog Domains Are Now Available to Everyone!

Right now’s the day! Now you possibly can seek for the .weblog area of your selection and affiliate it together with your WordPress.com website.

As we announced in May, the launch of .weblog, a brand new top-level area extension, means there are tens of millions of easy-to-remember addresses now out there in your web site. Pricing for .weblog domains will begin at round USD$30 per yr, with some premium names supplied at greater costs.

Which .weblog will you select?

Whether or not it’s your model, your corporation, or your personal title, you’ll have a whole lot of choices to select from. To seek for a .weblog area title in your WordPress.com weblog or web site, go to My Sites > Domains and seek for the .weblog area title you’d like.

Why .weblog?

There’s at all times one huge query that comes up when customers begin making a website on WordPress.com: “What ought to I name it?”

Discovering the proper title is difficult sufficient — it’s much more tough to search out one which works for you and can also be out there. That is why we’re enthusiastic about these new .weblog domains. It’s intuitive, descriptive, and it creates tens of millions of latest naming choices in your WordPress.com websites.

Find your .blog domain!

Right here’s extra from WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg about why he’s enthusiastic about .weblog:

Often Requested Questions

I have already got a customized area related to my WordPress.com website. Can I add a .weblog area?  

You possibly can add as many domains as you wish to your weblog. A kind of domains would be the Main Area: all of your different domains will redirect to the first one. Guests can get to your weblog utilizing any of the domains you added, however the tackle they see of their browser’s tackle bar will at all times be the first area. Get began at My Sites > Domains.

Is it a requirement to get a .weblog area on WordPress.com?

In no way. You possibly can preserve your WordPress.com website simply as it’s, or if you happen to select, add a .com, .me, or different standard area title at My Sites > Domains. That is simply an extra technique to customise your WordPress.com weblog.

I’ve a free area credit score with my WordPress.com website – can I take advantage of it in the direction of buying a .weblog area?

Sure! Get began by going to My Sites > Domains and seek for the .weblog area of your selection.

I don’t use WordPress.com — can I get a .weblog area title?

Completely. .weblog domains can be found for all web sites and also you don’t have to have a WordPress or WordPress.com website to buy a .weblog area. You possibly can simply join a .weblog area at get.blog, or register a .weblog area by your favourite area supplier.

The .weblog area I’m on the lookout for isn’t out there!

Some domains require premium pricing and aren’t out there to register on WordPress.com (however be at liberty to check get.blog for them), or have been registered or reserved in earlier timeframes (reminiscent of early applications during Landrush). There are nonetheless tens of millions of .weblog domains out there to register and we’re assured you’ll discover one you like.

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