WordPress.com proves that you really need to install your own copy of WordPress for your own blog instead of outsourcing it to someone else.
- When I first started, I noticed that it plugged in links to its own tag pages into my blog posts. Ugh!
- Then I found that when I surfed to my posts without logging in, some of them contain ads. Yucks.
- The latest irritation is this “Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)” content that is embedded right into the content of some posts. The indignity!
There’s a progressive loss of control over the blog when you let others run things. I mean, who knows what they’re going to do next? Change words into ad links within your post itself? Can you even trust these people?