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WordPress ditches grammar checker

Automattic drops Proofreading tool from latest JetPack release. WordPress creator Automattic has ditched a great feature in the latest update to its JetPack plugin. As of the newly released JetPack 7.3, Proofreading is no longer supported. The proofreading tool checked posts for grammar and spelling prior to publishing them. I found it to be a […]

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.Blog jumps from Nominet to CentralNic

CentralNic wins another registry contract. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is switching backend registry providers for its .blog top level domain name. The company has used Nominet since the launch but will switch to CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) later this year. Nominet is the registry for .uk domain names. CentralNic is a diversified domain name […]

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Dot .Blog is now a two year old #gTLD

Dot .Blog, the new gTLD operated by Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com and Jetpack, is now two years old. The domain extension launched on November 21, 2016 and its goal has been to offer bloggers across the world a great new name space. D...
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.blog renewal prices will not go up, registry promises

Knock Knock Whois There, the .blog registry, has promised not to raise its wholesale fees on existing registrations. The company, which is affiliated with WordPress, seems to have made the move in response to ongoing registrar discomfort following Uniregistry’s plan to significant raise the price of several of its new gTLDs (which has since been […]
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