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Hey everyone!

 

Thought I'd jump on and tell you all that Pottermore is making the full transition to WizardingWorld.com. They explain it all here but just in case you haven't seen it, I figured I'd copy it into here. The link is also posted at the bottom if you prefer to do it through the article itself.  I'll also try to answer any questions, as I'm already on the WizardingWorld.com site. 

 

Engorgio Pottermore... We're moving to WizardingWorld.com - our new, bigger home for all of the magic you love. Here's everything you need to know.

 

After seven years of providing you with all the latest Wizarding World reports, analysing every single facet of the Harry Potter stories, breaking news about the Fantastic Beasts films, challenging your fandom with some rather tough quizzes and, of course, asking you to discover your true Hogwarts house, we can now announce... that we're going to do more of it! Just next door at our new home, WizardingWorld.com.

 

It's a bit like The Burrow; we're magically adding a few extra floors to our house and throwing in some Extension Charms, bringing over the content you know and love from Pottermore.com, and adding some new, enhanced surprises. A visit to Pottermore.com will redirect to WizardingWorld.com - but don't worry, you haven't made a mistake with your Floo Powder. It is still, very much, the online home of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. 

 

We've been busy working on a variety of exciting projects to make your journey through the Wizarding World even better, requiring an even better website to show it all off. 

 

For now, create a Wizarding Passport on WizardingWorld.com using your Pottermore account details - all your existing traits will then move over to the new site. That's your Hogwarts house, wand and Patronus. Your Wizarding Passport is your very magical identity that holds your Wizarding World credentials in one place. 

 

Stay tuned to see what happens next, and we'll see you at our new house just as soon as we've shifted all the furniture. 

 

Pottermore Link

 

 

What do you think about this move? Do you think it's good? What about the passports? At the moment they're pretty lacklustre, but the site is still in its early stages. Let us know! 

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I'm interested in how they're going to handle the sorting process once more. A lot of people are very happy in their house and don't want to do it all again. I can't work out for the life of my why they've taken this route, unless it's a software thing and they want everyone off an old platform and one to a new one.

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I think the choice of "new house" is misleading, especially if they want to revamp the sorting process. Currently if you sign in with your Pottermore credentials you don't have to redo the Sorting Hat quiz, the Wand Quiz or Patronus Quiz if you've already done it. And I think that sticks. At least my Wizarding passport hasn't changed from my Pottermore credentials. 

I think it could be a software thing, but the site is still in very early days I can see a lot of kinks would need to be ironed out before they can even think about changing the sorting process. It's something to think about in the future, but as of right now I don't think they'll change it. 

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Yeah,  I knew this from my Twitter and Gmail account. And when I log-in for my account in Pottermore, it automatically become WizardingWorld.com and it ask me to change my password. 

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