What kind of subscription do I need to have unlimited digital content access?

All readers of  The Washington Post web site or apps have access to a limited number of articles every month, and can sign up for newsletters delivered directly through email.

Once you’ve reached your article limit, you will need a subscription to continue reading. The Washington Post offers several digital subscription packages to meet our readers’ preferences.

National Digital + D.C. Edition: This is the most comprehensive digital subscription package available. This subscription includes unlimited content access on the Washington Post web sites, as well as on our full suite of mobile apps. Mobile apps are downloadable through an app store such as iTunes, Amazon, or Google Play.

National Digital Edition:  If you only want to read The Washington Post web site from a browser such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome, you need a National Digital Edition subscription. Mobile web site access is also included in this subscription. This subscription package includes the e-Replica edition, which is a digital replica of the DC print newspaper, accessible through the desktop web site.

This subscription also includes a newsletter that will be delivered to the same email address you used to purchase your subscription through Amazon. Please allow up to 7 days from purchase for this newsletter to begin.

Home delivery print subscriptions to The Washington Post include a complimentary National Digital + D.C. Edition subscription. Subscription options and pricing are available here:


If you are a subscriber and are not sure what kind of subscription package you have, you can check through your online account at www.washingtonpost.com/profile

Please note that online archives access is not included in any subscription package and must be purchased separately.


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  • Date Created: 06:10:2013
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