Blog with the best.
More bloggers and independent creators choose WordPress than any other blogging tool. Tap into intuitive, flexible tools that put writers, bloggers, and creators first.
Simple, meet flexible.
Whatever you’re publishing. Whoever your audience is. WordPress.com makes it simple to get started. And easy to expand your site as your audience grows.
Customize your blog’s look and feel in a couple of clicks with beautifully designed themes. Bring your writing to life with magical drag-and-drop layouts. Or put your fingerprint on every font, color, and element on the page.
From simple and clean to glossy magazine – whatever your publishing style, the intuitive block editor adapts to you. Drag, drop, and easily swap out your menu, punch in a pull quote, or make your post pop with a beautiful gallery. Just like that.
Share anything, simply
From video to audio, stories to GIFs, bring it all together—right from where you write. And with plenty of storage for every type of media, your content’s secure, easy to reuse anywhere on your blog, and owned by you alone.
You do you.
You’ve got more on your plate than running a blog. WordPress.com meets you where you are.
Blog from anywhere
The Jetpack mobile app for iOS and Android puts total control of your blog a tap and swipe away. Wherever you are at the time.
Write now, publish later
With post-scheduling, you can catch your readers at the best time for them. And for you. Write up a post, dial in a date, then leave it to your blog to hit publish.
Track your site stats
Skim your site stats with an at-a-glance dashboard. Or dig into the details of exactly what’s resonating with your readers with charts, graphs, and deep-dive data.
See and be seen.
You made it. Now it’s time to get it in front of people. With baked in SEO tools, a bustling community, one-click social links, and a bunch of easy ways to get paid, you’re all set.
SEO, to go
Get found faster thanks to built-in search engine optimization tools. Clean URLs, automatic sitemaps, and custom titles and descriptions help put your blog at the top of the stack in search results.
Find your audience
Say hello to a huge community of bloggers, creators, and avid readers, every time you publish. WordPress.com’s built-in Reader means millions of people can easily find, follow, and share your blog.
Take it to social
Put the word out on social media with no extra work. Set up automatic social updates once. Then leave it to WordPress.com to update Facebook, Tumblr, and LinkedIn every time you hit publish.
Get paid for what you made
Let your audience support your hard work with built-in monetization tools. From shipping out merch to selling downloadable content, taking donations to offering subscriptions and memberships. Everything you need to collect payments is baked right in.
People love WordPress.com.
You’re in control.
With WordPress.com, your content belongs to you alone. Count on us to keep your site strong, safe, and lightning fast, so you’ll never lose a site visitor.
Own your content
Blogs should belong to creators, not platforms. With WordPress.com, every word, every photo, and every thought you share belongs to you. And only you. That means you can easily export your entire blog and take it anywhere, at any time.
Your blog’s in safe hands. With a dedicated security team, firewalls, encryption, brute force, and DDoS protection. So when you blog with WordPress.com, security’s all in place. All by default.
Unlike our competitors, WordPress.com focuses on doing only one thing really well: hosting blazing-fast WordPress sites, all over the world. So you’ll never lose a follower to a slow site or risk your blog going down with a sudden traffic spike.
Everything you need in one place.
Your WordPress.com site comes with all the most popular blogging tools—and then some.
Stats & Insights
Monitor your site traffic and engagement from the moment you hit publish.
Access in-depth data on how and why people come to your site without writing a single line of code.
Design & Editing Tools
Kickstart your site by selecting from hundreds of pre-made, professionally-designed, customizable templates.
Use intuitive drag-and-drop tools to easily arrange, rearrange, and organize your content and media.
Advanced Design Tools
Customize your blog’s design with extended color schemes, typography, borders, and control over website CSS.
Pre-Built Block Patterns
Create great-looking layouts simply by inserting elegant pre-built block patterns into your pages and posts.
Upload Any Type of Media
Create designer-worthy photo galleries, embed audio, video, documents, and more—with storage space to spare.
Get found faster with powerful built-in SEO tools, and access to premium plugins including Yoast and Rank Math.
Social Media Tools
Automatically send new posts to Facebook, Tumblr, and LinkedIn and create shortlinks, social icons, and open graph tags.
Easily insert a contact, appointment, event registration, or feedback form to your site.
Automatically send your new posts out as an email newsletter.
Connect with other likeminded bloggers—who might just be your next biggest fans, through our community hub.
Custom Domain Name
Get a personalized online address that’s easy to remember and easy to share—enjoy your first year free when you choose a paid annual plan.
Accept payments for just about anything—from goods and services to memberships and donations.
Earn ad revenue by connecting your site with the biggest ad publishers, including Google AdSense, and more.
Paid Content Block
Create additional, premium content exclusive to your paying subscribers.
Email premium content to paying subscribers.
Post by Email
Publish blog posts on-the-go with the quick send of an email.
Schedule your posts in advance.
Spam Protection with Akismet
Prevent unwanted comments to ensure that your site remains professional and trustworthy.
Jetpack Backups and Restores
Easily restore or download a backup of your site from a specific moment in time.
Provide automated content recommendations to visitors based on what they’ve already read.
Deliver high quality, relevant search results to your most engaged visitors.
You asked, we answered.
Does it cost money to start a blog?
You can always get started blogging for free with the WordPress.com free plan, which includes our best-in-class hosting. Our various paid plans unlock additional features perfect for personal use, freelancers, small businesses, and online stores.
Find the right plan for your blogging needs.
Will I have to pay for a custom domain name for my website?
Your free website includes a subdomain: sitename.wordpress.com
You can register a new custom domain name or transfer an existing one to your free site, but you’ll need a paid WordPress.com plan to use it as your site’s main address.
Every paid WordPress.com plan comes with a free domain for one year when paid annually.
How do bloggers earn money?
There are a lot of ways to earn money with your blog. You can earn ad revenue, share affiliate links, sell digital goods and services, accept donations and tips, create premium content accessible only to paid subscribers, and more.
Learn more about how WordPress.com helps you monetize your blog.
Is there a difference between a blog and a website?
On WordPress.com we use “website” and “blog” as interchangeable terms. Any site you create on WordPress.com can be formatted as a static page or a blog. Some websites dedicate a separate section to work as a blog.
Can I import my content to WordPress.com from another platform?
Yes! WordPress.com makes it quick and easy to import your content from other blogging or website platforms including Squarespace, Wix, Blogger, and more. You can also import your content from a self-hosted WordPress site.
Find out how to import your site’s content.
Can I have someone build a WordPress.com site for me?
Yes, we have a custom web design service called Built By WordPress.com. You tell us about the site you envision, and we’ll work closely with you to design and build your site. The end result will be fully customized for you.
Where can I learn more?
Join the millions of creators publishing with WordPress.com.
Build your blog—and your audience—with the same tool that powers almost half the web. Built on lightning-fast, seriously secure, hassle-free hosting. That’s WordPress.com.