en WordPress.com Forums › Support Why is the word dot used in the url? Author Posts November 12, 2012 at 1:13 am #1068674 luke1885Member My new blog is listed as, thecolorofhistorydotblogdotcom. When I applied for the blog I asked for, http://www.thecolorofhistory.blog.com. This is what I thought it would be listed as. Why is the word dot used instead of using periods? Can I change this? Ken Blog url: http://thecolorofhistorydotblogdotcom.wordpress.com/ The blog I need help with is thecolorofhistorydotblogdotcom.wordpress.com. November 12, 2012 at 2:39 am #1068848 1tessModerator Emeritus You can have this blog on wordpress.com: from: http://en.wordpress.com/typo/?subdomain=thecolorofhistory thecolorofhistory.wordpress.com doesn’t exist Do you want to register thecolorofhistory.wordpress.com? Or, if you don’t like the “.wordpress.com” ending on the url, look into domain mapping: http://en.support.wordpress.com/domains/ Please note that there are various flavors of wordpress with significant differences, and if wp.com is not for you then take a look at wp.ORG: http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/ November 12, 2012 at 2:42 am #1068849 1tessModerator Emeritus The link you gave is not connected with wordpress: http://www.thecolorofhistory.blog.com http://blog.com/wp-signup.php?new=thecolorofhistory Author Posts The topic ‘Why is the word dot used in the url?’ is closed to new replies.