WordPress.com vs. a Self-Hosted WordPress Install: What’s Best For You?

The confusion around the differences between WordPress and WordPress.com has been around since the beginning of time. Well, maybe not exactly then, but certainly since 2005 when WordPress.com said “Hello World!” and especially since the introduction of the Jetpack plugin which connects self-hosted WordPress sites to WordPress.com so they can enjoy features available only onContinue reading “WordPress.com vs. a Self-Hosted WordPress Install: What’s Best For You?”

Change in Plans. Don’t Panic!

Today, very appropriately falling on Towel Day (May 25th), saw the introduction of the next biggest thing on WordPress.com: the Starter Plan at US$ 60/year, joining the 2-month old Pro plan at US$ 180/year. (*See note below.) Head on over to the support Guide to read about what’s included. You might have noticed that theContinue reading “Change in Plans. Don’t Panic!”

WordPress.com Business Now Supports Plugins and Third-Party Themes

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
For many years, WordPress.com has been a simple way for people to create their own beautiful WordPress website in minutes. But that simplicity came with a tradeoff — WordPress.com did not offer built-in support for the thousands of third-party plugins and themes that helped make WordPress the world’s largest…

Summertime!

I’m currently taking an extended vacation from posting, but wanted to pass along a couple of updates: WordPress.com Business Plan Gets an Upgrade (unofficial): Since there has been no public announcement from WordPress.com/Automattic about the changes to the Business plan upgrade following the forum thread this past May, it seems those changes are in theContinue reading “Summertime!”