It’s not a “how-to”. Just a workaround that should work well for now. The Posterous “register” page appears to be broken or taken off for some reason. So, as for now, you cannot sign up for Posterous from the website. The users trying to register for a new account are seeing this error:


This can be frustrating for anyone who is trying to create a new account. Posterous was acquired by Twitter last year for an undisclosed amount. Now the doubts are being raised whether the service has stopped accepting new sign ups. Well, it doesn’t appear to be the case. I was able to successfully sign up to Posterous. There’s a workaround:

Sign up for Posterous

For those of you who want to sign up for Posterous, you can do it easily using Posterous mobile app. I just tried it on Posterous for iOS and was able to successfully sign up and create a new account.

It’s still not sure what the Posterous register page is up to. It could just be a broken link maybe? We’re not sure. TechCrunch have reached out to Twitter for more information on the issue. Stay tuned.