If you registered your domain with WordPress.com, you don’t have to use WordPress.com as your host.
The domain you registered is yours, and you can use it with any host you want.
Does WordPress do web hosting?
Here at WordPress.com, you don’t have to download software, pay for hosting, or manage a web server. You can instead focus on creating wonderful content, and let us handle the rest! Publishing your website is always free here at WordPress.com, and premium upgrades are available to help you supercharge your site.
Which Web Hosting is best for WordPress?
Without further ado, here are the 10 best web hosting services for WordPress in 2019:
- Bluehost (www.Bluehost.com)
- HostGator Cloud (www.HostGator.com)
- SiteGround (www.SiteGround.com)
- A2 Hosting (www.A2Hosting.com)
- Site5 Hosting (www.Site5.com)
- iPage (www.iPage.com)
- Dreamhost (www.Dreamhost)
Can I host my own domain?
Of course, you still have to register your domains with a real domain registrar, and that is not free. Some domain registrars will host the DNS for your purchased domain as a free service as long as you purchased it from them. godaddy is one such registrar. This is useful only if you have a static IP address at home.