Just before I went on a three-week holiday, I thought I’d change my plan with WordPress.
With three weeks of sporadic internet service, I was unable to check-in with my blog on a regular basis. But on one of the few days I was able to connect, my favorite ape let me know the Reblog & Press This buttons had vanished from my blog. Thanks Chris!
Now that I’m back home and done a little research, I discovered those buttons aren’t part of the plan I’d selected. Seems that WP assumes if you are a business blog, readers will not be interested in sharing your posts.
How to know which WordPress plan is right for you
When the new GDPR requirements came out, I thought upgrading to Business Plan would avail me of more automated information for my readers. Wrong!
I don’t know about you, but complying to this new law was a bit confusing. Sigh…
I contacted WordPress through the live chat/help link and was able to cancel the business plan and back down to the premium. Took a lot of patience on my part and most of the day, but success. Well, sort of. Unfortunately, when they republished my blog under the Premium Plan WP also doubled several of my blog posts. More work to delete the duplicates.
So which WordPress plan is right for you?
That depends on what you hope to accomplish with your blog. However, here are a few things to think about…
- Cost doesn’t equate with better. Unless we’re talking shoes.
- More “Plugins” aren’t helpful if you don’t need them. Just adds more clutter.
- Each plan is different. What you gain with one you may loose with another.
- Make a mistake? WP will help you change your plan.
Now that the Reblog and Press This buttons are back, don’t forget to share!
I do get tired of learning stuff the hard way. LOL
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