.ME Registry to Provide WordPress.com Bloggers Short and Effective URLs
According Domain.me ‘s announcement on Wednesday, more than 225,000 WordPress.com blogs can direct readers to their latest posts using WP.Me.
“These ties are short about 70 percent less than the permalinks for a job, co-founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg, said in a statement. “Thanks to our friends in the point-ME Registration, WordPress is able to offer one of the URLs available shortest and most effective today.”
Mullenweg said WP.Me is different from other URL shorteners because all WordPress.com blogs and post on a URL will now only work with WP.Me and WordPress.com hosted URLs. They also offer a greater degree of confidence because shorteners another WordPress constantly monitors and eliminates spam from WP.com, making WP.Me virtually spam-free. In addition, the links are permanent and will work as long as is around WordPress.com.
Executive director Predrag Domain.me Lesica said WP.Me is another example of the kind of innovation Dot-ME embraces and celebrates. “In the short time-my point has been, our domain extension has broken many barriers to become much more than just another ccTLD,” Lesica said in a statement. “WordPress saw the potential of dot-ME and applauded for it.”