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Definition: Self-Hosted (Blog)

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!

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One Comment on “Definition: Self-Hosted (Blog)”

  1. Simply wanna say that this is handy, Thanks for taking your time to write this.


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