zandy.blog

Yesterday morning I switched my primary domain on this site from zandyring.com to zandy.blog. As far as I can tell, no one noticed! And that’s great – mapping a new domain to your site doesn’t change the content at all.

Automattic — the parent company of WordPress.com — has the rights to .blog, so as an Automattician, I was able to secure a domain of my choosing early on, with the understanding that I would use it on my personal site (or another site) (meaning, I wouldn’t just be squatting on the domain!).

You can read the recent announcement here, which has more details, and if you want to get your own .blog address, you can go over here.

Now, if you navigate to my site by typing in my site address (which my stats tell me no one does – thanks Facebook!), you may be confused because when you type in “zandyring.com” it still comes right here. Well, it’s possible to have multiple domains on a single site. One will be the primary domain, and that’s what will appear in the URL bar at the top of your browser. The rest will simply direct people to the site. Try it out! All of these will lead you here:
zandy.blog
zandyring.com
revelryreverie.wordpress.com

And I’m sorry, but snoopbloggy.blog is already taken.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s