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Hosting, security, backups, software updates, and spam protection are all included. Pick from more than 300 designs, activate our powerful features inspired by the best plugins, and get a custom domain with a plan.

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Choose a custom WordPress installation for the ultimate control over your website.

Pick from thousands of community themes and plugins and manage your own security and software updates on your preferred hosting provider. Choose optional dedicated WordPress hosting for increased performance.

Designed and built to run WordPress like a dream. Exclusive technology gives you the proven performance, reliability, and functionality you need.

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Total simplicity — we take care of everything.

  • Build a site, no installation required. We host your site and offer built-in plugins and free benefits including software updates and security. Register your domain easily and get started in minutes.

  • Choose from hundreds of beautiful designs and customize them for your business site, blog, or portfolio. Purchased a WordPress theme elsewhere? No problem: the WordPress.com Business plan lets you install any theme you’d like.

  • Reach a wider audience and find new readers by syncing your content to Facebook and Twitter and connecting with millions of people using WordPress.com.

  • Get the very best support right from the experts. Access support documents, forums, videos, help by email, and live chat assistance.

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More control — you install and host your site.

  • Find a host, install plugins, and get your hands dirty. We can help with services like VaultPress for security and backups.

  • Have complete control over your design and code. Install and customize any WordPress theme you want or build your own with PHP and CSS.

  • Extend your site with plugins. Choose from thousands of community plugins and install one like Jetpack to add sharing and social tools to your site.

  • Find help from the wider WordPress community through support forums.

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