WordPress Blog Hosting: WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?

wordpress hostingCommitting to a content management system (CMS) for your blog is a big decision. Given that WordPress hostsĀ 59,914,568 as of 09/25/2011 and that over 301 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages each month on WordPress.com-hosted blogsĀ (data from WordPress Stats), it is not a surprise that many users around the world have chosen WordPress as their CMS of choice.

However, a common question from both newbies and experienced bloggers is: should I continue to host my blog at WordPress.com or should I self-host it? Here is an analysis of key details that will guide your WordPress hosting decision.

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