If you’ve ever read a WordPress.org vs WordPress.com comparison post, you know that one of the common complaints against WordPress.com is that it’s not “real” WordPress. That all changed in August 2017 when WordPress.com announced that Business plan users would be able to install their own themes and plugins, putting that tier of plans somewhere […]
Do you want to start a free blog on WordPress? Well, good news for you: Starting a blog on WordPress is very simple. You’re just a few clicks away from starting your own website. In this article, I’m going to show you step-by-step how to create a free blog on WordPress. From naming your blog […]
The first thing I want to share with you: next week we’re going live with the new design of WPlift! I can’t wait to show it to you. A fresh design with some long-awaited functions in there… Now back to the regular news. The difference between WordPress and WordPress.com is a touchy subject in the community. […]
On August 7th, WordPress.com announced that Business plan users can now install third-party themes and plugins. It’s a pretty big shift and a major opportunity for theme and plugin authors, though Tony Perez has some interesting thoughts on the impact of Automattic’s move on the WordPress hosting ecosystem. There’s also some continued debate on the […]
It is sometimes hard for beginners to make a choice between WordPress.org and WordPress.com when they are planning to build the first WordPress site. The former, providing an open source application, seems flexible but hard-to-use. In comparison, the latter is free, while it comes with some limitations. With a quick look at the getting-start guide, […]
WordPress.com is the best place for creating a blog for the first time for free. This blogging platform is a wonderful solution for the beginners to start their blogging career. You could get the basic ideas for starting a blog in simple steps using WordPress.com site. However, for moving to the next level of blogging […]
If you haven’t heard, Medium recently announced some changes to their business model. If you haven’t read about it, you can find it explained here. After this news, it appears that some Medium users started to consider moving to WordPress.com. So much so that Automattic built an import tool to import Medium posts to a WordPress.com site. But what […]
You’ll now be asked to use your WordPress.com account when logging in to WooCommerce. Here’s why we made the change and how you can give feedback. The post WooCommerce.com now requires a WordPress.com account appeared first on WooCommerce.
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about Wix, WordPress, the Open Source GPL license, marketing and PR. Because I came out strongly in favor of Matt Mullenweg’s position regarding GPL on that post, many may have deduced that I think WordPress is the best website platform and always the best choice. I don’t. In […]
Choosing a WordPress website extension may look like a herculean task for the website owner purely because one needs to balance the equilibrium of benefits and trade-offs. This blog will guide you to set your requirements right before owning a domain extension for your WordPress site.