How can I tell if I'm using self-hosted or

There are a couple of ways.

  1. The easiest way to determine if you’re using self-hosted or is to ask yourself this: did I purchase third-party hosting (i.e. through GoDaddy or Bluehost) or did I sign up directly on If you purchased hosting, you’re using self-hosted If you signed up on, then you’re using
  2. Another way to tell is to add /wp-admin to your domain. For example, if your domain is, go to Once on the login page, hover your cursor over the WordPress logo. Look at the bottom left corner of your browser. It will say either or, which will let you know which one you’re using.

If you’re still not sure which one you’re using, contact us and we can help!