Upgrading Your WordPress Blog Space?

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Quick answers to common questions about upgrading your wordpress blog space.

What is the Space Upgrade?

Free WordPress.com blogs come with 3000 megabytes of space for storing uploaded files and images.

The Space Upgrade gives you an additional 5, 15, or 25 Gigabytes of storage space, and allows you to upload music and video files in addition to images.

How much does it cost?

A 5 Gigabyte upgrade costs $20 for 12 months.

A 15 Gigabyte upgrade costs $50 for 12 months.

A 25 Gigabyte upgrade costs $90 for 12 months.

(Please refer wordpress.com for latest price about space upgrade.)

What kind of files can I upload after Upgrading My Space?

Free blogs can upload images (jpg, jpeg, png, gif), documents (pdf, doc, odt) and presentations (ppt).

In addition to those file types, blogs with a space upgrade can also upload music (mp3, m4a, ogg, wav) and videos (avi, mp4, mpg, mov, wmv).

Can I purchase more than one Space Upgrade?

Yes. Space upgrades are cumulative. If you purchase a 5 Gb upgrade, you’ll have a total of 8 Gb of storage space (your free 3Gb, plus 5Gb). If you subsequently purchase a second 5 Gb upgrade, you’ll have a total of 13 Gb of storage space, and so on.

Does the Space Upgrade apply to all my blogs, or just one?

Upgrades apply to one blog each.

Is there a limit on transfers, bandwidth, downloads?


Is there a limit on file size?

The largest single file you can upload is about 75 Mb. If you need to upload large video or mp3 files, you should consider splitting them into several parts.

What happens to my files when my space upgrade expires?

You won’t be able to upload any new files until you renew the upgrade.

How big a file can I upload?

The maximum file upload size we allow is around 75mb.

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