What are your options for hosting?
Free or paid?
1-Free cloud hosting via wordpress.com
2.Manage by company named “Automatic” which is owned by the creator
of the wordpress. All the update and maintenance is by this company. It’s very secure, very fast and if something happens to the server, your site never disappears.
3-There are some restriction about publishing content, for example google ads.
4-There are “pre-defined “theme library that makes you some limitation about using other themes or customizing theme.
5-There is a “pre-denfined functionality” that means, you can’t use other plug in or functionality, or adding some behaviors to your website.
6-There is “no hassle”, no hard work. You only publish and add contents.
7-It allows you import content from self-hosting and other services to your website.
1-Self- hosted option is via downloading from “wordpress.org”.
2-Managed by you. All the cost of webhosting and maintenance is by you, so there is no restriction about the publishing content.
3-You use any theme and download or customize ant there is no restriction about downloading any plug-in or adding any behavior to your website.
4-You can import any content from self-hosting or any other services to your website.