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Plugins for blogs

  1. I saw a blog recently that looked like it had plugins (let it snow and a 5 star rating plugin) but it was I thought blogs hosted on can't have plugins? Can someone please clarify this issue for me. Thanks!

  2. (let it snow and a 5 star rating plugin) but it was

    Those are installed by Staff on the platform as a whole and are available to all of us bloggers. The only plugins available to us are the ones Staff install for all of us to use like Akismet.

    We bloggers cannot upload individual plugins into free hosted blogs. There is no FTP access provided to us users and there are no plugin tabs. Also note there is no upgrade you can purchase from to have plugins. If you wish to have complete control over a blog, the ability to upload themes and plugins, and to edit themes and templates then your option is to hire a web host and get a free software install from WordPress.ORG and self host it.

  3. Snow is only available till the 4th of January, and you can turn it on under Settings->General.

    Rating and Likes and so on also at Rating on your Dashboard.

  4. Oh I see... Thanks that was very helpful!

  5. You're welcome.. :)

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