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a simple question about wordpress

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by diel102, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. diel102

    diel102 Newbie

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    hi guys I'm sorry if this question is too noobish. Anyways, according to wordpress;

    "Adding a domain to your WordPresscom is a paid upgrade; registering and mapping a new domain to your account costs $14.97 a year, while mapping a domain you already own to your WordPress blog costs $9.97 a year."

    I bought a domain 3 months ago and planning to use it using wordpress. My question is, aside from renewing you domain name, do you still need to pay $9.97 a year if you plan to use this platform? I'm really confused.
     
  2. OriginalEXE

    OriginalEXE Power Member

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    Yes you need to pay $10 to them for using your domain.
     
  3. m.rvs2141

    m.rvs2141 Power Member

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    For the domain itself you will need to pay yearly + you need to pay for hosting or you can use free one, but i advice you to get cheap but paid as first hosting you can try hostgorator or use any from bhw provider. Wordpress as a platform is free to use and you can find lot of free premium themes shared here on bhw.
     
  4. diel102

    diel102 Newbie

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    I already have my domain from namecheap. What I wanted is to use this domain using wordpress, so I can use their hosting for free?
     
  5. topic7

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    wodpress is just a script. no need for "wordpress hosting" just install it yourself. it takes 10 minutes to install and is very easy.
     
  6. diel102

    diel102 Newbie

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    so I'm not going to pay any aside from the domain that I bought from namecheap when I use wordpress?
     
  7. OriginalEXE

    OriginalEXE Power Member

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    Not if you have your own hosting.
     
  8. diel102

    diel102 Newbie

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    but if I don't have my own hosting?
     
  9. OriginalEXE

    OriginalEXE Power Member

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    If you don't have hosting, go buy it or use free one (not recommended).
     
  10. zoyaraymonds

    zoyaraymonds Regular Member

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    you have to pay for domain and hosting. If u use free hosting then its ok u dont need 2 pay for hosting
     
  11. diel102

    diel102 Newbie

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    Ok I got it now, so if I have 5 domains from them and it costs $10 for each of them, then I'm going to pay $50 a year?
     
  12. zoyaraymonds

    zoyaraymonds Regular Member

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    yes.......