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Donncha’s wordpress.com blog is now forwarding to ‘blog.donncha.net’, but the blue navbar makes clear that we’re still in .com land. From this, we may safely surmise that domain forwarding (a paid feature, natch) is not far away.

I daresay they’ll want to smooth out most of the glitches introduced by the latest ‘upgrade’ before announcing paid services, but it won’t be too long now.

4 Comments »

  1. Matt said

    http://blog.pingomatic.com/

    Has been on a domain for a while.

  2. icecube said

    I’m just getting mysql errors on that page…

  3. wank said

    So that’s a denial, and you’re not introducing domain forwarding any time soon? That will be a disappointment for the people who were promised it six months ago…

  4. […] Now, either Matt’s commenters are not as techie as you’d assume Matt’s commenters to be, or they just don’t know much about wordpress.com because they’re all sufficiently techie to have their own domains and have not bothered with their accounts here since they made their test posts and retrieved their API keys; but you’d think at least one of them would be able to tell the difference between domain mapping and actual hosting. That’s not just a domain being pointed at a wordpress.com blog. That wouldn’t be worth posting about; they’ve been doing that for months, even before the testing was announced. That’s a custom theme, with ads and probably plugins, and while the backend may well be MU, there is nothing else about it that says wordpress.com. Apart for the little grey-on-grey credit at the bottom, which I’d kind of prefer wasn’t there right now. It implies anyone can get the same setup on wordpress.com, which of course they can’t. Yet. […]

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