There are several beginner WordPress users just know about the WordPress’ free services but they mighty know that WordPress also have some paid and expensive services as well. This is WordPress.org services that cannot use used without a paid hosting plan, however WordPress latest versions, several themes and plugins are available for free. Now it’s up to you what kind of WordPress flavor you are going to use, after reading the under given.
Free WordPress vs Paid WordPress
FREE: With a free WordPress.org blog you will be able to start a blog with a subdomain name, like yoursitename.wordpress.com without any technical knowledge of development and maintenance support. Everything you will get via dashboard without knowledge of web development languages that used to develop WordPress. You will have 3GB space for free to upload your content included text and images however you may embed YouTube videos link to appear them on your site. But don’t be surprises to see WordPress ads on your blog.
PAID: The other one is WordPress.org that comes with lot of premium or paid features, where you need a paid hosting, theme and plugins to promote your site and bring better results. Here you need to register a paid name with .com, .org, .net or any other major domain name. If you have good knowledge about theme development or you have some paid themes you may upload them on WordPress.org blog or website. They allow you to use paid plugins to promote your site over the web.
We all know WordPress.org is best so it will always preferable by the experts, however as a beginner it can be used for their initial practice blogs and sites.