Categories: Blogging, Creating a New Website, Getting Started, Small Business Websites, Tools, Web Design, Wordpress
I love WordPress – I really do. It allows you to build an amazing website (including a blog, if you want one) filled with great functionality that’s friendly to search engines and easy to use. This site is built in WordPress.
And there’s a reason it’s currently the most popular website platform out there. But the people behind WordPress made a mistake when it came to making sure people understand the difference between their two primary offerings, and you need to understand what that difference is:
- WordPress (often referred to as WordPress.org) is open source content management system software that runs on your web hosting server.
- WordPress.com is a network of blogs that runs on that software on WordPress.com’s web hosting server(s).
Even that explanation is confusing if you don’t know what I’m talking about. So let me break it down for you… (more…)