Lots of bloggers add a custom domain to their WordPress.com sites to simplify their URLs. But what happens if the one you want isn’t available, or you want an address that’s a bit . . . different?
Enter the offbeat domain. You’ve seen them around the internet; think of sites like:
- deli.cio.us, the social bookmarking site.
- bit.ly, the link-shortening tool.
ma.tt, personal blog of Automattic founder and WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg.
Of course, you might see URLs like this on other sites as well — like picturesofthin.gs, my own humble photo blog. That’s because no special technical…
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