Automattic,the company behind WordPress.com ,announced that it as added .CO domains to its limited number of TLDs available for fully hosted WordPress.com websites .
.CO became this way the fifth TLD option for WordPress.com hosted websites and now people who want to have their websites hosted on WordPress.com can select from .COM , .NET , .ORG , .ME and .CO .
"Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, announced today that it has added .CO as a custom domain name option for fully hosted WordPress.com sites. .CO will be joining .com, .org, .net and .me as one of only five custom domain options available through WordPress.com.
WordPress.com is the world’s most popular web publishing and hosting platform, making it easy for people to publish content online. There are currently over 33 million websites and blogs in over 120 languages around the world powered by WordPress.com, including the sites of many of the most well-recognized web publishers, like CNN, TechCrunch and TED.
Now people can register custom .CO web addresses for their businesses, brands or blogs directly on WordPress.com. “Short, memorable and easy to share, .CO has become one of the most popular web addresses among developers, bloggers, innovators and entrepreneurs,” said Raanan Bar-Cohen, Senior Vice President, Commercial Services, Automattic. “By partnering with .CO, we hope that WordPress.com will inspire even more people to launch more businesses, unleash more ideas, share more content -- and to build the future online.”
“WordPress.com customers already get the world’s most incredible content management system, with web hosting, security and analytics built right in – all without having to deal with web servers, complex configurations or coding," said Nicolai Bezsonoff, COO of .CO, “the custom .CO domain option is the icing on the cake!”
If you want to get a custom .CO domain for a new WordPress.com site, please visit www.wordpress.com/signup. If you want to add a .CO domain to an existing WordPress.com site, you can follow these simple instructions to get started."