WordPress.com is now offering users twelve new top-level domains. You can now register domains with the following TLDs for new or existing sites:
WordPress.com now offers a total of seventeen TLD options for those buying domain names. The others are .com, .net, .org, .me, and .co.
You can register for any of these regardless of where you live (though you might want to look into how search engines view them with regards to location, as it could have an effect on your search visibility).
Here’s a video Google put out on the subject last year:
If you already run a site on WordPress.com, and wish to grab a domain with one of the new options, just go to Store, and then “My Domains”.
In other domain news, ICANN announced this morning that he number of new gTLDs that have been delegated has surpassed 175. They expect the number to be over 1,300 within the next few years.
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