Mr. Wardle said that players would keep their streaks when the URL moved.
Wordle users lose streaks as game switches to New York Times website
"I would be lying if I said this hasn't been a little overwhelming," Mr. Wardle said on Twitter. "After all, I am just one person, and it is important to me that, as Wordle grows, it continues to provide a great experience to everyone."
New York Times acquisition of word-game craze Wordle sparks controversy