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The answer is simple! NO! You do not have to subscribe to an annual plan if you don’t want to. Just pay for a monthly subscription and cancel any time. See the full list of our WordPress Support plans from this page.
We are trying to answer all our tickets within 1 working day. In any case you should expect a first response of our team within 2-3 hours and a permanent fix or answer within 48 hours for bugs and minor fixes.