WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: Understanding the Difference

By WPclerks

With WordPress.org, you download the free WordPress software and host your website on your own chosen web hosting service. You have full control over your site, including its hosting environment, server resources, and customization options.


WordPress.com is a hosted platform where your website is hosted on WordPress.com servers. They offer free hosting with limited features and also have premium plans with various features and customization options.