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I just created a new blog and I'd like to add a plug-in to the blog.

I am following this tutorial on how to do it, but on my admin screen there is no "Plugins" option (under "Appearance").

What am I doing wrong? What can I do to get my desired plugin for my blog?

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By created do you mean you installed WordPress .org on your hosting account or you had registered for a blog at WordPress .com service? Latter does not support user-installed plugins. –  Rarst Sep 25 '12 at 20:14
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Do you host your own blog (did you download the software and install it yourself)? Or is this blog hosted on WordPress.com? –  EAMann Sep 25 '12 at 20:14
    
This blog is hosted on WordPress.com. –  user16246 Sep 25 '12 at 20:17
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wordpress.com administration questions are off topic here. They have their own support forum where you may get better help. –  toscho Sep 25 '12 at 20:25
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closed as off topic by toscho Sep 25 '12 at 20:24

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You can't add plugins on wordpress.com, only on self-hosted sites.

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