Installing wordpress on Desktop

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    aibrahim10
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    I am trying to install the wordpress on my computer, I have been using the webpage version. I downloaded the wordpress software, but it won’t install, when I copy the web address for installation on my browser. I want to be able to download and use the plugins.

    The blog I need help with is eventsignup.wordpress.com.

    #2761888

    timethief
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    . I want to be able to download and use the plugins.

    You cannot add plugins to a site hosted by wordpress.COM. You are confusing wordpress.COM hosted sites with wordpress.ORG software installs.

    WordPress.com blogs have built-in plugins only.

    Blogger installed plugin capability does not exist on WordPress.COM blogs and there is no upgrade you can purchase here that changes that reality.

    For that type of functionality, you’d need a self-hosted WordPress.ORG software install running on a paid web hosting service.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/ftp-access/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/

    NOTE: A self-hosted WordPress site is what you need. WordPress.org offers free software that you can install on a web server. You can upload and install themes and plugins, run ads, conduct ecommerce and edit the database. http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    This guide will explain how to move your WordPress.com site to another hosting platform: Moving to a Self-Hosted WordPress Site
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/moving-to-a-self-hosted-wordpress-site/

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