Two weeks ago I buildmy first website with the help of Wordpress. I am enjoying it a lot more than I thought I would, but I was wondering what should be expected when switching from the free wordpress site to an own domain. Now I have read that google prefers domains like the latter, but does wordpress itself not give authority? Will I lose ranking if I leave the free version of wordpress? I have easily risen to the 2nd/3rd pages on google on some pretty good keywords within my niche. I am hoping that the SEO plug ins, redoing my wordpress according to a guide on this forum, and my own domain name will actually make me rise instead of fall?