There is somewhat of a debate over which of the two wordpress sites is the best to use. The two websites in question are or In my honest opinion there really isn’t anything worth debating. In this video I do my best to explain why is a much better option long term than is.

I’ve been making WordPress websites for over 7 years now. I honestly have never made a website utilizing the platform, but I have worked with customers and clients that have had their websites built within that platform and it’s incredibly limited. The limitations are the number one problem I have with it. If you want to have a free website and don’t mind the ads being displayed or the limitations however, than could be the way to go for you.

The price range is very similar in regards to a year of and a year of web hosting and renewals with or may actually have a slight advantage here, but those few dollars you may be saving doesn’t make up for the limitations in themes, plugins, hosting plans, and more! Literally every single client that I have moved their site from to has fallen in love with the .org side of it.

Lastly, I’ll just leave you with this. The platforms are entirely different. I would recommend using wamp to get started for absolutely free if you want to go the free route to dabble with it and try it out. Trying the free version of just isn’t going to cut it if your long term plan is to go to which has more functionality. I think going with’s free version would just lead to more confusion. Also, the one click installs that every reputable hosting company has is a clear benefit for easy setup with You don’t even need to go to the setup to do it! I’ve got a tutorial about this step by step process that I’ll link below.

Please note that my assesment in this video is based on the current differences between and There could be changes made since the recording of this video.

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