write freely

by Write.as

Write.as is building the free and open source software, WriteFreely — and WriteFreely powers everything behind Write.as. We're an independent company building free software on a business model that puts our users first.

Personal Hosting

Write.as is the easiest way to get started with WriteFreely. It helps individuals instantly set up a personal blog or publication with no install and no tech skills needed.


per month, billed annually — or $9 month-to-month. Additional dis­count for a 5-year subscription.

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  • Automatic backups and updates

    Never worry about upgrading or backing up your site — we take care of both for you on a rolling basis.

  • Privacy by default

    Publish without ever signing up, and enjoy our strong privacy protections.

  • Custom domains Pro

    Quickly connect your own domain name and we'll handle the rest.

  • Beta features Pro

    Try out new upcoming features before they land in WriteFreely with Write.as Labs.

  • Support free software Pro

    Directly support the long-term sustainability of our project by becoming a customer.

Community Hosting

Start your own writing community with our WriteFreely.host service. To encourage more people to start their own community, we've made it available at a steep discount for use by individuals.


per month, billed annually — or $10 month-to-month.

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  • Multi-user site

    Host up to 100 blogs in your own dedicated space.

  • No technical work needed

    We maintain, backup, and upgrade your instance without any technical work from you.

  • Custom domains

    Bring your own domain and build a branded writing space.

Premium Support

Get guaranteed support directly from the WriteFreely team. We'll be here to lend our deep expertise and assist with deployment, scaling, and anything else that you need to make your implementation a success.

Starting at


per month, with monthly and annual billing options.

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  • Engineer access

    Get direct access to the developers building WriteFreely.

  • Custom consulting

    Need a unique design or tailored implementation? Our engineers can help.

  • Phone support

    Contact our team by phone, with up to 24/7 availability.

  • Chat support

    Reach us by live chat, up to 24/7.

  • Upgrade assistance

    We're here to make sure every upgrade goes smoothly.

Custom Onboarding

Get up and running in no time with our hands-on assistance. We can personally help you configure your instance and onboard other members to your community.

Starting at


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  • Installation support

    Get hands-on help installing WriteFreely in your environment.

  • Configuration support

    We'll pick the precise configuration you'll need to run your implementation.

  • Team onboarding support

    We'll help you get your entire organization set up and settled into your site.

  • Custom migration

    We can help you migrate content from other publishing platforms.

Custom Development

Accelerate development of the WriteFreely features you need, or have us develop functionality that meets your needs and fits our product vision. We work with governments and institutions that want to advance their mission using free software.

See our product roadmap for an idea of what's to come, and get in touch to discuss your project.

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