One of the biggest pain points for WordPress.com users is the restriction of plugins. And it seems that they are starting to listen.
Good news, bloggers! WordPress.com has announced that from today they are allowing to upload any plugins or themes to the owners of their Business plan.
This means that you can now use a range of tools for SEO, email marketing, or e-commerce – the popular ones being Yoast, MailChimp or WooCommerce.
Here’s their email:
Over the years, many of you have told us that in order to build the site of your dreams, you need the ability to install themes and plugins. Well, as of today, you can! You can now choose from a whole universe of themes and plugins and easily add them to your existing WordPress.com site. Already have a WordPress theme? No problem. Looking to launch an email newsletter, try out popular search engine optimization tools, or build an online store? Check, check, and check. You now have access to thousands of third-party plugins like: MailChimp Yoast WooCommerce and many more! These features are now available in the WordPress.com Business plan.
The prices of their plans:
- the Free plan £0
- the Premium Plan £7.08 / month
- the Business Plan costs £20.83 / month
You can find more details about their plans here.
This is great, isn’t it? It’s just a shame, that’s it’s not yet for all blogs and bloggers…
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