Automattic recently appeared on ICANN’s list of accredited registrars as ID #1531, meaning that the company is now a full-fledged accredited domain registrar. WordPress.com is one of Automattic’s most popular services, and domain mapping is one of their most popular upgrades, so this is potentially yet another game-changing move for the company. According to Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg , Automattic will continue to partner with GoDaddy until they have finished building tools to take advantage of their new registrar status over the next few months.
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Automattic is now a Domain Registrar