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, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

There is no doubt that WordPress is a most popular CMS(Content Management System) and free Blogging Platform World wide.more than 70% Bloggers are using WordPress because of its free services.with the help of WordPress anyone can create and maintain a website without any programming knowledge which costs just $46/year(costs depends upon your plans and services).But often users become confused in choosing the right platform.though most of beginners create blogs with WordPress.com the real WordPress is WordPress.org,it is the self hosted version.

[ A Domain Name is the name or address of your website like WordPress.com , Google.com etc. And Hosting is where your website files are stored on the internet space. ]

To know the differences between them we have to know some facts about WordPress.com and WordPress.org.

, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
, Differences Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

WordPress.com :

WordPress.com is the free blogging platform and hosting service.Matt Mullenweg is the founder of WordPress.com.Matt is the co-founder of WordPress.org (Real WordPress).

WordPress.com has Five Plans for hosting service ; The First one is Free with 3 GB space and some limitations , Second Plan is Personal($36/year with 6GB space) ,Third Plan is Premium ($99/year with 13GB space) ,Fourth Plan is Business ($299/year with unlimited Storage) And The Fifth plan is VIP($5000/month).

WordPress.com is the better choice for non-commercial passionate bloggers because of its free and easy to use features.they take care of Backups and SEO.

WordPress.com displays some ads on free sites or blogs, you have to upgrade the blog to a premium Plan to remove ads.

A WordPress.com free plan user (blogger) can’t make any money from advertisements but premium or business plan blogs with high traffic can use WordPress advertising Program WordAds to earn some revenue.

A free Plan blog can’t use WordPress plugins until upgrading to a Premium or Business Plan.Free Plan blogs are not allowed to upload and install custom themes and unable to use Custom CSS.

A Free Plan blog Cannot remove the footer link β€œPowered by WordPress.com” without upgrading to the Business plan.

With WordPress.com you cannot use any e-Commerce feature neither create membership website.

A WordPress.com blog Domain is always looks like ” http://www.yourdomain.wordpress.com ” And they can permanently delete your site for any kind of violation by your site.

WordPress.org :

WordPress.org is the real and Self Hosted Platform,it doesn’t host any site by itself.You have to Purchase a domain name (You can buy it from GoDaddy or BlueHost with cheaper cost) and You will need a hosting service for your site.a few faster hosting services available for your site like GoDaddy, Bluehost etc .anyone can use WordPress.org as a CMS for absolutely free.WordPress is not responsible for updates and backups of the site.

You can keep the site and all data under your control.

You can install any kind of plugins, themes, apps to the website.

You can earn by placing ads on your site with the help of other networks and plugins.

With WordPress.org You can build an e-commerce site for your business.

You can create a membership website with some Premium Contents by using plugins like MemberPress.

A WordPress.org site can accept payment through any Payment Gateway like PayPal by installing some plugins.

Nothing is Better than WordPress.org for a Professional Website because its free and easy with too many features.