Anyone can now sign up for a free WordPress.com hosted blog. Previously, you either had to have an invitation or download and use the Flock browser.
WordPress founding developer Matt Mullenweg said they opened the invitations because “the service has been scaling very well.”
If you’re still looking for a free hosted service for your blog, WordPress.com would be a good choice. It may not offer much design customization yet but it makes up for this with its great blog administration capabilities and interface.
Max is a journalist and blogger based in Cebu. He has written and edited for such publications as The Freeman, The Independent Post, Today, Sun.Star Cebu, Cebu Daily News, Philstar Life, and Rappler.
He is also a mobile app and web developer and co-founded InnoPub Media with his wife Marlen.