Upgrades

WordPress.com Plans

All WordPress.com sites are packed with awesome features, and if you would like to take yours to the next level, we suggest upgrading to one of our plans.

WordPress.com Blogger
WordPress.com Personal
WordPress.com Premium
WordPress.com Business
WordPress.com eCommerce

We currently offer 6 plans: Free, Blogger, Personal, Premium, Business and eCommerce; each are tailored to your needs. On this page, we highlight the most important features you’ll get from each upgraded plan.

Video overview covering theme features

WordPress.com Blogger

With the Blogger plan, you get:

  • A custom .blog domain name
  • Removal of all WordPress.com advertising
  • 6 GB storage space
  • Access to email support
  • The ability to upload audio files
Custom domain

The Blogger plan allows you to register a custom domain that ends in .blog. Registration for the .blog domain is included with the first year of the plan purchase. If you would like to use another domain extension (such as .com, .org, etc), you can upgrade to any of the other plans available.

↑ Table of Contents ↑

WordPress.com Personal

With the Personal plan:

  • You can personalize your website with a custom domain name
  • Remove all WordPress.com advertising
  • 6 GB of storage space
  • Get access to high quality email and live chat support with our Happiness Engineers
  • The ability to upload audio files
Custom domain

All of our plans come with a custom registered domain for the first year and we currently offer around 250 TLDs, including the main extensions that are .com, .org, .me, and .live.

If the extension you are looking for is not available or if you already own a domain with another registrar, you can connect it to your WordPress.com site.

Learn more about registering a domain.

Storage

If your site has a lot of media files like pictures and documents, you may reach a point where your media library gets full. Fear not! The Personal plan comes with 6 GB of storage. That’s double the storage compared to the free plan!

Learn more about storage management on WordPress.com and what files can be uploaded.

No ads

Don’t want those pesky ads to appear on your site? With the Personal plan, ads you and your visitors may see on your posts will disappear.

Learn more about removing advertising on WordPress.com.


↑ Table of Contents ↑

WordPress.com Premium

With the Premium plan features, you get:

  • All the features of the Personal plan
  • 13 GB of storage space
  • Access to advanced design tools
  • Access to premium themes
  • The ability to monetize your site with ads
  • The ability to upload audio and video files
Premium themes

WordPress.com hosts a collection of about 290 homemade and partner themes so you can style your site with a layout that works for you. Thanks to the Premium plan, you’ll be able to install any of these themes for free, even the paid ones!

You can see our full collection of themes here and try them out before installing them.

Site customization

Another advantage of the Premium plan is custom design. With the Premium plan, you’ll get the ability to edit your site’s style directly using CSS code. Color, size, location: with CSS you’ll be able to control the appearance of any HTML elements on your site.

Learn more about advanced customization on WordPress.com site.

Monetization

Did you know your site can help you earn money? WordPress.com sites come with ads which you can disable if you have any of our three plans. With the Premium and higher plans however, you can keep them and make money out of them using WordAds, our advertising platform.

Learn how to monetize your WordPress.com site.


↑ Table of Contents ↑

WordPress.com Business

The Business plan will help you power your business website with:

  • All the features of the Premium plan
  • The ability to use Google Analytics
  • Unlimited storage
  • The ability to use third party services, such as custom plugins, themes, codes, and ad networks like Google AdSense
  • SEO tools
  • Live chat support seven days a week
  • Two free concierge support sessions with Happiness Engineers to learn how to get started with your site
Plugins

WordPress.com Business sites are packed with awesome features, for SEO, social media and more. Sometimes though, you’ll want to use an external service that’s not built into our platform. For that, you can install plugins from the WordPress.org repository or upload custom plugins you’ve found elsewhere.

Learn how to install plugins on WordPress.com.

Themes

As mentioned above, WordPress.com has a collection of 290 themes. Can’t find a layout that would work for your site? With the WordPress.com Business plan, you can install a theme that comes from a third-party author at no extra cost.

Learn how to install custom themes on WordPress.com.

Concierge Support

Every Business plan user gets the opportunity to chat with our Happiness Engineers on a one-on-one half hour call. In that session, you’ll get the opportunity to ask us anything and walk you through the WordPress.com dashboard.

Learn more about Concierge Support and book a session.

You can see more about our plans, to compare their features and pricing here.


↑ Table of Contents ↑

WordPress.com eCommerce

Looking create a digital marketplace? With the eCommerce plan, you get:

  • All the features of the Business plan
  • Access to premium Storefront child themes
  • Premium WooCommerce extensions
  • Integrations with top shipping carriers
  • The ability to accept payments in 60+ countries
  • Storefront Powerpack
Storefront Child Themes

Storefront is an eCommerce focused theme that will showcase your products and will be activated by default. You can also choose to activate any of the preinstalled Storefront child themes that will give your shop some additional styling.

Storefront Powerpack

Powerpack is a powerful extension that provides hundreds of settings to fully customize your site, such as changing your store’s header layout, tweak colors, fonts and layouts of almost any element, change text, checkout flow and more.

WooCommerce Extensions

The eCommerce plan comes with many premium WooCommerce extensions pre-installed, including UPS Shipping, Product Add-Ons, and more!

Not quite what you're looking for?

Get Help