Everything you need to create and share your content.

Why choose WordPress.com over Tumblr? How about your own domain name, hundreds of beautiful designs, and 24/7 support? Create a free site and get more features starting at $5 per month.

Looking for the best blogging platform? Here’s why you should choose WordPress.com over Tumblr.

WordPress.com
Tumblr.com
Content
WordPress.com
Content
Create a blog, build a business website, showcase your work on a portfolio, or even take payments and sell products.
Tumblr.com
Content
Designed for microblogging.
Visitor interaction
WordPress.com
Visitor interaction
Visitors can like, reblog, and comment on your content, share it on social media with a click, and engage in lively conversations.
Tumblr.com
Visitor interaction
Fewer options for interaction and social sharing.
Custom domain
WordPress.com
Custom domain
All paid plans include a domain — no need to buy one elsewhere.
Tumblr.com
Custom domain
You’ll need to purchase a domain from a third party and map it to your Tumblr blog.
Site design
WordPress.com
Site design
Enjoy hundreds of free designs, or opt for a paid plan with a collection of premium themes. With a Business plan you can even upload custom themes to your site.
Tumblr.com
Site design
Premium themes are available, but they cost between $19 and $49 per theme.
Global community
WordPress.com
Global community
Join a lively community that offers events and discussion forums, and use WordPress.com in dozens of available languages.
Tumblr.com
Global community
No community-led events, and Tumblr only supports 18 languages.
24/7 support
WordPress.com
24/7 support
WordPress.com offers 24/7 support via email and live chat.
Tumblr.com
24/7 support
Help is only available through Tumblr’s ticket-based help system.
Create your blog on the platform that gives you more freedom, flexibility, and support.
Start today to find out why more bloggers prefer WordPress.com over Tumblr.