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Good WordPress developers and consultants also make a comfortable full-time income by building custom websites, applications, and plugins around WordPress for their clients. A lot of them are making over six-figures in annual earnings by themselves.

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GPL requires that any derivative work you release or distribute should be licensed under GPL as well. You may have the copyright to do anything you like, your derivative work automatically inherits the GPL license, so others are free to use, modify, and redistribute your code in any way they choose.

However WPBeginner users can get a free domain name and 60% off web hosting from Bluehost which means you can start a website for as low as $2.75 per month. Bluehost is an officially recommended WordPress hosting provider.

Additional costs could be commercial WordPress themes also known as premium WordPress themes. However, you are not required to use those because there are over 9,500+ free WordPress themes that you can use.

We hope that this article answered your questions about WordPress licensing, the costs of running a WordPress site, and the business around WordPress. You may also want to see our list of easy to start online business ideas that actually make money.

Editorial Staff at WPBeginner is a team of WordPress experts led by Syed Balkhi with over 16 years of experience building WordPress websites. We have been creating WordPress tutorials since 2009, and WPBeginner has become the largest free WordPress resource site in the industry.

If you are on and move to BlueHost your site would become a site and allow you to install plugins. You can see the other features to expect in our article below: -guide/self-hosted-wordpress-org-vs-free-wordpress-com-infograph/

You would be limited to what allows, you may want to take a look at our comparison guide below for the difference between and -guide/self-hosted-wordpress-org-vs-free-wordpress-com-infograph/

You can transfer your domain to a host for a site if you wanted or you could keep the domain where it is and change your DNS to point toward where the site is. For a better understanding of what we mean you would want to take a look at our glossary page here:

I just purchased a domain name from Godaddy and planning to build a WordPress site. Later heard suggestions from some of my friends that Bluehost is better with WordPress site hosting. I am also planning to buy three more domains. Is it be better I move to Bluehost or stay with Godaddy? Any suggestions?

If I publish a WordPress website on Bluehost, am I able to switch my hosting provider to AWS after deployment of the site? Or do you recommend building the WordPress app with the AWS Cloudformation template? I am a first time WordPress user and id like to take advantage of the wpBeginner special, does it still apply if I use AWS cloud formation?

Yes, you can change hosting once a site is set up using the method in our article here: -tutorials/how-to-move-wordpress-to-a-new-host-or-server-with-no-downtime/It is personal preference if you use AWS or a standard WordPress host.

Hi, I have just created a blog with domain. I was directed towards the payment gateway. How can I use it for free? I am a content writer but the growing market demands asks me to use wordpress and other platforms. I am just here to learn the basics and to understand how to post articles on WP. Please help me with the same as I want a free blog as of now.

The WordPress software is free to use, we do not have a recommended free host if you are talking about purchasing hosting. If you mean then you would want to take a look at our article: -guide/self-hosted-wordpress-org-vs-free-wordpress-com-infograph/

There are many online payment gateways that you can use like Payza, 2Checkout, Payoneer, etc. However, their fees are slightly higher than PayPal. You need to check them out to calculate their fees and other charges. Once you find a payment gateway that looks suitable for your business needs, then look for a WordPress plugin that helps connect your WordPress site to that payment gateway. There are plugins for almost every online payment gateway.

Thank you so much for this information.I have a query.I am meaning to shift from to in order to run an e-commerce store.I already had bought the personal plan from exporting,will my plan and the subsequent amount go down the drain?

Nice read. I am currently a duda pro but costs are becoming too high. I have 30 websites and pay 330 per month to duda. I do charge my clients a monthly fee but would rather keep the 330 by using wordpress instead. Can even use that saving for themes or plugins.

I am about to head off on an amazing holiday overseas & wish to keep a blog to email to family & friends of all the highlights & experiences of our trip. WordPress was recommended by a friend who has a blog through you. I just wanted to double check that what I set up will be free, that I will be able to email what I write & that I can do all this from the Macbook Air (running Mac OSX 10.9.5) that we will take with us? Thanks.

Tell me about famous e-commerce websites using wordpress. I am a web designer using wordpress, and i want to convince my customers that wordpress is good enough to have your online store running perfectly.

Since it is possible to transfer to in the future, is it worth it to take advantage of the traffic that the free WordPress provides in the meantime? Or would it be too much of a hassle/inconvenience to my future readers to transfer over?

WPBeginner is a free WordPress resource site for Beginners. WPBeginner was founded in July 2009 by Syed Balkhi. The main goal of this site is to provide quality tips, tricks, hacks, and other WordPress resources that allows WordPress beginners to improve their site(s).

You can always get started blogging for free with the 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.

Yes! 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.

Powering over 2 million websites, Bluehost offers the ultimate WordPress platform. Tuned for WordPress, we offer WordPress-centric dashboards and tools along with 1-click installation, a FREE domain name, email, FTP, and more. Easily scalable and backed by legendary 24/7 support by in-house WordPress experts.

SiteGround has tools that make managing WordPress sites easy: one-click install, managed updates, WP-Cli, WordPress staging and git integration. We have a very fast support team with advanced WordPress expertise available 24/7. We provide latest speed technologies that make WordPress load faster: NGINX-based caching, SSD-drives, PHP 7, CDN, HTTP/2. We proactively protect the WordPress sites from hacks.

Elementor is the leading website builder platform for professionals on WordPress. Elementor serves web professionals, including developers, designers and marketers, and boasts a new website created every 10 seconds on its platform.

After all, it costs money to host the site itself. It costs money to run the infrastructure that enables large teams to collaborate on WordPress. And it costs time for people to get involved.

Instead of the site being hosted on, you install WordPress on server space that you rent from a WordPress hosting company. The main difference here is that the site belongs to you (or one of your clients). You get to decide what themes and plugins to run, you own the site and the content, and you can move it or change it whenever you want. You are free to choose how your site will run, what you will add to it, and how it will operate (within the limits of the law).

Getting something for free may sound too good to be true. And sometimes it can be. But the people who develop free themes and plugins for WordPress do it for valid reasons: they either want to give something back to the community or they have a free version of a plugin that you can upgrade with a premium option. In this case, the free version acts as a lead-in for the paid one.

The WordPress theme directory is the only place where you can safely download free themes. You can either download them directly from there or install them via the Themes page in your site admin.

As with themes, there are thousands of free WordPress plugins available via the plugins directory. These range from small plugins that add a couple of lines of code to your site or dashboard, to vast, complex plugins such as WooCommerce which adds a full-featured store to your site.

Free updates will apply to WordPress core and to free themes and plugins. Whether you can update a premium theme or plugin for free will depend on the charging model. Some themes/plugins require you to pay an annual subscription and you can only update if that is up-to-date. Others charge you once for lifetime access so you can keep the theme/plugin updated forever without paying any more.

If you invest in the right premium plugins, they can save a lot of time and give your site a significant boost. When you decide to install a premium plugin, you should be as cautious as you would be with a premium theme. Therefore you should check:

AccuWeb has one of the more generous free WordPress hosting plans when it comes to storage, bandwidth, and email limits. You also get access to cPanel, the latest versions of PHP, and a guarantee of no ads ever.

Free Hosting No Ads is good for people who are just looking for a free playground to test things, but the lack of support for the most recent versions of PHP will cause a lot of compatibility problems with WordPress plugins. 041b061a72


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