Get your own.preciousplastic.com for free!
It makes us very HAPPY when you share updates/images/videos about your project here in the forums. Seriously keep it going. But we realise when things get bigger you might want a place of your own on the web.
That’s why we have a GIFT for you builders.
We will hook you up with a preciousplastic.com domain name for free.
Lets say you are recycling in Barcelona, a logical domain name might be barcelona.preciousplastic.com
But If you’d like to use a different name like banana, we are happy to provide banana.preciousplastic.com for you.
1 Be quick
We are currently giving domain names away for free because we want to support the early adopters of the project. This might change in the future, however once you have your domain name it will be free forever.
The only real guideline we have is that the you can only claim a domain name if you have a website to connect to it with some machines you build on there.
Only a plan to get started isn’t enough. No worries if you haven’t got it yet. Go develop machines and come back whe they are done
We would love to provide website hosting in the future as well. However currently we haven’t got the budget for it. If you haven’t got a server yourself we’d recommend to start a Tumblr blog, it’s free as well. We use it for http://lab.preciousplastic.com/ as well and are happy to share the theme with you as well so it looks exactly like ours.
4 Steps to get it
Tell us in the comments below:
1: Your current domain name
2: Your preferred .preciousplastic.com domain name
3: The IP Address of your website
4: We will do the magic.
Great initiative @davehakkens
I’m currently setting up a facebook page for my Precious Plastic recycling project in Costa Rica, focused mostly on manufacturing cheap 3D printing filament from recycled materials. Using facebook allows me to reach a broader audience much easier than having a private hosting, and it’s also free 🙂
If possible, I would like to have the following subdomain:
3: Facebook uses dynamic load balancing, so an IP can’t be registered statically as a subdomain
hi @xxxolivierxxx, cool project! Didn’t know that was your plan, like it!
Would love to hook you up with a domain name. But first we need to see a few pictures of the machines you made on your page. Just to make we are not reserving all domain names for unfinished projects. And you know wheter its possible to link towards a facebook page? -never tried.. Good luck and thanks again for the help in the forums! 👏
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