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[resolved] Can I use the word WordPress in my URL? (6 posts)

  1. racer x
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I am starting a site with all content related to WordPress tutorials, etc. I was wondering if my domain name cannot have "wordpress" in it such as "codingforwordpress.com", etc.
    (Note: That is not the title in question.)

    I have seen a few sites that use "wordpress" somewhere in the url, I just wanted to be certain I would not be infringing in any way toward the WordPress name.

    Thanks!

  2. Pranav Rastogi
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi,

    You cannot use the word "WordPress" in the domain name as it's trademarked by Automattic. Instead, you can use "wp".

    [edit: sig removed as per the forum guidelines]

  3. racer x
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I had a feeling that was the case, I just couldn't find the documentation. Thank you very much for this info.

  4. racer x
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks also to ipstenu for that. I never knew that site existed. That helps a lot.

  5. You're welcome. :)

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