Our Showit + Basic Blog subscription is perfect for someone starting to blog or migrating from a simple blog service like Blogger/Blogspot, Squarespace, Tumblr or Wordpress.com. Blog posts support: text, images, Youtube & Vimeo embeds, and the plugins below.
The Blog subscription plan includes:
- Showit - Access to the Showit platform for designing your website and blog
- Hosting - Website and WordPress blog hosting
- Basic Wordpress Blog - Posts support text, images, Youtube & Vimeo embeds, and the plugins below. (Custom embed codes not supported on Basic.)
- Simple Migration - The transfer of blog posts, images, and comments from a simple blog service like Blogger/Blogspot, Squarespace, Tumblr or Wordpress.com
- Showit theme - The ability to use your custom Showit blog design inside WordPress
- One blog user account (additional users - Advanced Blog subscription)
- Approved WordPress plugins only - (additional plugins - Advanced Blog subscription)
What plugins are currently available with with the Showit + Blog subscription?
- Akismet - Protects against comment spam
- Advanced Responsive Video Embedder - Maintains correct aspect ratios for YouTube and Vimeo videos embedded in your blog posts
- Contact Form 7 - Generate custom contact forms to include in your blog posts
- Galleries by Angie Makes - Extra options to display images in blog posts
- Jetpack by Wordpress.com - A bazillion extra options for marketing and security
- Pinterest Pin It Button on Image Hover and Post - Automatically adds an icon to your blog post images to allow for easy Pinning
- Redirection - Easily manage URL redirects to improve user experience and SEO
- Secondary Title - Adds a custom field for blog post subtitles
- Shortcake (Shortcode UI) - User-friendly way to edit and manage WordPress shortcodes
- Shortcodes Ultimate - Advanced shortcode management
- Simple Author Box - adds a responsive author box at the end of your posts, showing the author name, author gravatar and author description
- Simple Drop Cap - Helps you transform the first letter of a word into a drop cap
- WP Smush Pro - Resizes, optimizes, and compresses images
- WP-SpamShield (Free version only) - Complete WordPress spam protection
- Yoast SEO (Free version only) - #1 WordPress SEO plugin
**Available plugins may change over time. Plugins are created by third-party developers.
Basic Blog Limitations:
- Blog media files are limited to 4mb per file when uploading images or content to your blog with this subscription plan.
- For security reasons custom embed code is automatically removed from all Basic blog posts since it can be used to maliciously take down an entire server. Custom embed code is possible on our Advanced Blog plan.
Migrating from your own Wordpress setup or looking for more blog features?
Self-hosted Wordpress migration, FTP/Database Access, Custom Plugins & additional blog users are available on our Advanced Blog hosting plan.