@priscilla.langworth WordPress.org and WordPress.com are both versions of the WordPress platform. While it does not offer hosting services, WordPress.org is the go-to location for getting the content management system itself. If you're looking for a place to host your WordPress site, WordPress.com has you covered, with prices ranging from $4 to $59 monthly, depending on your specific needs.
Could a newbie create a WordPress site?
While advanced web developers favor WordPress's flexibility in creating elaborate sites, even novices can get started with the platform. It's not the most straightforward content management system (CMS) to pick up, but anyone can become proficient with it with practice. Since WordPress is so widely used, a wealth of free resources is accessible to help you learn the ropes of website development using the WordPress content management system.
What steps do I take to set up WordPress on my server?
If you want to build a WordPress site, you must download the software from WordPress and install it on your own server or computer. To have your site accessible to the public and visible online, you will need to have it hosted.
Which hosting service offers the most optimal conditions for WordPress?
The usual response to such a query is to offer some personal opinion. Hosting WordPress websites requires careful consideration, as there is no "best" web host. The price of some is lower than that of others, and some may have more of the features you need (security, features, uptime, etc.). For additional details, read our post about the top web hosting services.
Does WordPress provide free hosting?
WordPress.org provides free software for use with the WordPress content management system. However, WordPress hosting is not available. A web hosting service is what you need to keep your site online and accessible to the public. One of these web hosts is WordPress.com. While there is a free tier of the platform, it doesn't provide many features. Instead, monthly WordPress hosting costs range from $4 to $59.