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Getting WordPress

WordPress comes in two flavors.

  1. Instant WordPress - WordPress.com Use the WordPress servers for free. Instant access.

  2. Build-Your-Own - WordPress.org If you have your own web space and need more control of your software you can download the WordPress software and install it on your server.

Both flavors are open-source and "free" (as in kittens).

Using WordPress.com go ahead and set up your blog by clicking on the "Get started here" button.

You will need to have: