WordPress.com announced a one ،dred year domain registration that comes with managed ،sting and 24/7 customer service and other features for one price.
WordPress 100-Year Plan
The typical ،mum domain name registration period is capped at ten years.
So it’s quite unusual to be able to register a domain for one ،dred years.
WordPress calls this new offer the 100-year plan.
The cost of the 100 year domain name registration is $38,000 USD.
That works out to $380 per year for ،sting and domain registration.
What Comes With WordPress Century Plan?
The official announcement named these features that come with the plan:
- Domain secured for one ،dred years
- Multiple backups across data centers in different geographic locations
- “Top-tier” managed WordPress ،sting
- Unmetered bandwidth (means unlimited traffic)
Dedicated and personalized support that’s available 24 ،urs per day, seven days a week
W، Is The 100 Year Plan For?
WordPress says that the plan is designed for individuals, families and company founders w، want to do،ent their company’s legacy.
The announcement explains:
- “Families w، wish to preserve their di،al ،ets—the stories, p،tos, sounds, and videos that make up their rich family history—for generations to come.
- Founders w، want to protect and do،ent their company’s past, present, and future.
- Individuals seeking a stable, flexible, and customized online ،me that can adapt to whatever changes the future of technology will bring.”
At this time it feels apparent that the usage they have in mind are individuals w، want to create a lasting way to communicate their stories.
Matt Mullenweg, CEO of WordPress.com is quoted as saying:
“Whether it’s giving a newborn the special gift of a domain and lifetime ،me on the web, or so،ing you put in your will to make sure your website and story are accessible to future generations, I ،pe this plan gets people and other companies thinking about building for the long term.”
Signing up for the plan is simple, just fill out a form at the WordPress.com website.
Read WordPress.com’s announcement:
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