en WordPress.com Forums › Themes plugins not available Author Posts June 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm #1321168 scottruebloodMember My other blog/websites have a plugin manager in the left-hand column of the dashboard, why does my new blog not have the ability to utilize any of my plugins? The blog I need help with is paradiseaerial.wordpress.com. June 24, 2013 at 3:00 pm #1321230 timethiefMember There is no FTP access to free hosted WordPress.com blogs and we bloggers cannot install any plugins. http://en.support.wordpress.com/ftp-access/ http://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/ There is no upgrade you can purchase that changes anything at all stated here http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/ FTP access, plugins and third party themes are available only for VIP bloggers http://vip.wordpress.com/our-services/ or for those with WordPress.ORG installs. WordPress.com and WordPress.org are completely separate. if you require plugins then you must hire a web host http://wordpress.org/hosting/ and set up your own WordPress.org install. http://wordpress.org/ Author Posts The topic ‘plugins not available’ is closed to new replies.