This is just wrong. Today, pretty much any hoster will offer you wordpress hosting, because this is what most of the websites or blogs are currently using.
To set up a wordpress site you will need a domain, webspace, php, mysql and a mailer.
Pretty much any good hoster will offer this with their basic plan. I have seen hosting platforms that have ...
What closetnoc said.
Just to confirm that if you're starting off a hobby-website (or even a small professional site) it is fine to go with godaddy as your domain provider (not as a host) and hostgator or bluehost or something as your host. Wordpress will usually automatically update, but you will have to manually update plugins. Depending on how important ...
You may be confused as to what WordPress is. It is several things:
First, it is software that can be installed within a web space as a content management system (CMS). This can be installed using most all web hosting companies.
Second, it is a company. Duh! Right?
Last, it is a website that the company owns that allows people who do not want the added work ...
You will need:
A domain registrar
A DNS host
A web host
In your above example, WordPress is referring to the content management system (CMS) software available from wordpress.org, and not to the relatively expensive hosting available at wordpress.com. WordPress the software is the most popular content management system for websites.