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Have you ever re-branded an already launched project?

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Have you ever decided to change the name of the project, change a domain for it, or done other stuff to re-brand an already launched app/project?

If so, what did you learn from the process and how did it affect your traffic?

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Ben Halpern

We made DEV open source in 2018 with the intent of making it generalized for more uses. It wasn't until 2020 that we came up with the name Forem, but it was the same thing. We used to say "generalized DEV instance", which made no sense.

The good thing about the name change was that Forem has been pretty intuitive. We've had a slow ramp to get to official branding everywhere, but folks generally picked up the naming ideas in a timely manner.

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Madza Author

Thanks for the input! πŸ˜‰
Awesome you made it, as we see Forem's communities growing πŸ˜‰πŸ‘