Definition: Self-Hosted (Blog)Posted: December 16, 2011
This is part of a series called “The Blogger’s Dictionary”, we’ll be defining everything to do with blogging every Wednesday and Friday for the time being!
Blogging jargon is a wondrous thing, now we know what a hosted blog is what is a self-hosted blog?
A self-hosted blog is hosting the blog yourself. This means you pay for server space, a domain name and manage everything yourself.
This is different to a hosted blog, such as WordPress.com because usually all of this is done for you, you might or might not pay – but WordPress.com, Blogger and so on all manage the rest for you, even if you buy a domain name the rest is sorted.
Check back tomorrow for advantages of self-hosting your blog!