WordPress.com or WordPress.org
Did you know there are actually two different WordPress platforms? One is WordPress.com and the other is WordPress.org. There are many differences between them, but one of the main ones is who is hosting your website.
On WordPress.com, all of your web
WordPress.com allows you to set up a free blog or website, but users will need paid upgrades for additional features, however, those features are not as customizable as WordPress.org. You are not able to utilize plug-ins or themes, meaning customization is very limited. Your free blog or website is a subdomain of WordPress.com, for
One of the biggest
On WordPress.org you host your own website or blog and it is lovingly referred to as the real “WordPress” since it is the more popular website platform. It is the WordPress you hear so many great things about. It is considered open source and 100% free to anyone to use. All you need is a domain name and web hosting company and that is why it is referenced as self-hosted.
On WordPress.org, you download the WordPress software from your web hosting company (which is normally a monthly or yearly charge) and you utilize plug-ins, database customizations, backend coding
With WordPress.org, you are in full control of your website or blog. You may do anything you want and customize it as much as you wish. If you are looking for the go-to choice, WordPress.org is it.
Here at Autumn Creek Designs, we work exclusively on WordPress.org utilizing plug-ins, as well as HTML and CSS coding to customize websites that showcase our client’s stories, personalities