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.
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.
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.