en WordPress.com Forums › Support Adding a forum to my blog Author Posts July 10, 2012 at 4:15 pm #941581 theviewfromthemusicMember Hi, I want to add a forum to my blog to engage my readers. Is this possible? Is it possible without losing the impressions to a third party hosting site? The blog I need help with is theviewfromthemusic.com. July 10, 2012 at 4:16 pm #941639 timethiefMember There is no forum that you can embed into a free hosted WordPress.com blog. You have three free options: http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/2012/04/23/wordpress-com-forum-options/ July 10, 2012 at 4:27 pm #941642 theviewfromthemusicMember I have the actual domain name, does that not make any difference? July 10, 2012 at 4:30 pm #941644 timethiefMember No. When you purchase a domain mapping upgrade as I did for my blogs you get what you pay for and nothing more. http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/#important-notes-before-upgrading There is no FTP access to free hosted WordPress.com and we cannot install any plugins. Author Posts The topic ‘Adding a forum to my blog’ is closed to new replies.