Our Showit + Basic Starter Blog subscription is perfect for someone starting or developing a new blog. Blog posts support: text, images, Youtube & Vimeo embeds, and the plugins below.
Basic Starter Blog Limitations:
Blog media files are limited to 8mb per file when uploading images or content to your blog with this subscription plan.
Migrations are not supported
Custom plugins are not available - see the list of included 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.)
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 the Showit + Basic Starter Blog subscription?
Anti-Spam by CleanTalk - 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.
Quick Featured Images - Quickly set and edit featured images
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
Simple Author Box - adds a responsive author box at the end of your posts, showing the author name, author gravatar, and author description
WP Smush Pro - Resizes, optimizes, and compresses images
Yoast SEO (Free version only) - #1 WordPress SEO plugin
⚠️ Retired Plugins
These plugins are no longer installed on new setups due to their lack of support or a change in technology.
**Available plugins may change over time. Plugins are created by third-party developers.
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.