Difference Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

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In this post, we will understand the difference between wordpress.com and wordpress.org −

Wordpress.org

  • It is also known as the real WordPress.

  • It is open source, and can be used by anyone.

  • A domain name and a web hosting service is required to use this.

  • It is also referred to as self-hosted WordPress.

  • User has full control of the website.

  • WordPress plugins that are free, or paid can be added to the website.

  • The website and all of its data is owned by the user.

  • Google analytics can be used to perform customized analytics.

  • Advertisements can be run and revenue can be generated.

  • User has to keep several backups of the data.

  • User is responsible in providing updates.

  • The site can’t be deleted using any terms of service.

Wordpress.com

  • It is a hosting service created by co-founder of Wordpress.

  • It has 6 hosting service options- free, personal, premium, business, ecommerce, and VIP.

  • It provides upto 3 GB free space.

  • Updates will be taken care of by the service.

  • The backups will be taken care of by the service.

  • Updates will be taken care of by the service.

  • The backups will be taken care of by the service.

  • Plugins can’t be uploaded.

  • Advertisements can’t be sold on the website.

  • Customized themes can’t be uploaded.

  • If terms of service are violated, the site can be deleted by the service.

  • Google analytics can be added only by users who have ‘business’ plan.

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Published on 23-Apr-2021 06:45:51
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