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Chess Community Webkit

Chess Community WebKit has replaced BT Community Webkit 

BT Community Webkit closed on 24th May 2021, but it doesn't need to end there. 

Chess is offering you, as an existing customer of the service, the option to pay a small monthly fee to retain each of your sites

Contact our team to register your interest or refer to the Frequently Asked Questions here


 Keeping your website ad-free

Chess can offer a continued level of hosting and maintenance - ensuring continuity of your website, completely ad-free.

We appreciate that there are many other third-party options, some of which are freely available. However, these free services are subsidised through advertising revenue which covers the costs incurred in hosting and maintaining the site. If you choose to transfer to Chess, we won’t put adverts on your website.


 Register your interest 

We have added a banner across the top of the admin site after you've logged in allowing you to register your interest. We've also added options into the "Manage your sites" page so you can specify each individual site's redirection URL.

Plus, you will not be limited just to the websites you already have as we'll enable a new user-registration and website creation.

 Redirecting your website

If you'd like to take your site elsewhere, that's fine. For every website you administrate, we'll allow you to specify a redirect URL so from the end of May any visitors to your site will be redirected to a new website of your choice. Putting this redirect in place is important so you can maintain your SEO/ Google ranking. 

If you don't want visitors redirected after May (or don't provide a redirect page) your website visitors will begin seeing "This site has now been closed" page for the next year.

If you have any questions, please raise them via the BT CK ticketdesk platform, you can access this using this link.



£5.47(ex VAT)

per website per month*


+ £10.93 (ex VAT)

per website per month, giving you access to our ticket-based support system*

*Minimum 12-month agreement. T&C's apply

Got a Question?

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