Our Showit + Basic Blog subscription is perfect for someone starting or developing a new blog. 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 - We transfer up to 50 of your blog posts and any images or comments. **Plugins are not transfered
- 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
- Classic Editor - Enables the WordPress classic editor and the old-style Edit Post screen with TinyMCE, Meta Boxes, etc.
- Contact Form 7 - Generate custom contact forms to include in your blog posts
- ConvertKit - Enables ConvertKit integration with lead capturing forms
- Jetpack by Wordpress.com - A bazillion extra options for marketing and security
- Narrative Publisher - This plugin connects your website with your Narrative account allowing you to publish your Narrative posts directly to your website.
- 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
- Yoast SEO (Free version only) - #1 WordPress SEO plugin
- **(retired 1/19/21) Galleries by Angie Makes - Extra options to display images in blog posts
**Available plugins may change over time. Plugins are created by third-party developers.
Basic Blog Limitations:
- Blog media files are limited to 8mb per file when uploading images or content to your blog with this subscription plan.
- Self-managed migrations are not supported
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.