Best platform for blogging – A complete guide of Blogging

Best platform for blogging – A complete guide of Blogging

Hi, Dear friends here you will get what is the best platform to start blogging and which is better WordPress or blogger for blogging.

 

Best platform for blogging

Best platform for blogging

 


Best platform for blogging :My dear friends, in our previous post, we have already discussed about Blog, and it’s usages. Now we will explain what is the best platform to start a blog.

In this post we will discuss about the advantages, disadvantages and pricing of different blogging platform.After reading this topic you will gain a basic idea about blog.  , where you should  start your blog and you will able to decide which platform is fit for your blog.At last I will give my opinion. So Lets Start…

So friend before going to the discussion I would like to inform you we will discuss the top 5 Blogging Platform and its advantages, disadvantages and the pricing of these platforms. Top 5 Blogging Platforms are as follows:

  1. Blogger
  2. WordPress
  3. Wix
  4. Tumbler
  5. Ghost


Blogger.com

Blogger.com
Blogger.com

Blogger is an open source platform. It is owned by Google. Firstly blogger platform was developed by Pyra Labs. But Google held it in 2003.Blogger.com ‘s blog are hosted by Google’s Server..

Advantages

  1. Blogger is a free and open source platform.
  2. We required less coding for our Fully Complete Blog Website.
  3. It provides Free SSL to all the users of Blogger.
  4. Accessing Google’s Adsense account is Easy.
  5. There is no fear of block of Adsense account, as Google itself

Disadvantages

  1. As blogger is free, there is a limited number of features for blogger.
  2. We required some coding for its widget appearance.
  3. Customization is difficult.
  4. Using an E-Commerce website is tough.
  5. Google provides 50% of adsense earning.

Pricing

In pricing, matter  Blogger is free for all users. However, a user can access 100 number of Blogs in one Google Account.

WordPress.org

wordpress
wordpress

WordPress is one of the most popular website/blog building platform.As per WordPress, they have acquired 30% of world’s website. Meance 30% website/blog is currently running with WordPress.As WordPress provides excellent blog service and is very user-friendly.You can customize each and everything.

Advantages

  1. WordPress.org gives full control to your website.
  2. You can customize anything on wordpress.org
  3. In WordPress, you will get more than 50000 Plugins, which will help you to build a user-friendly website.
  4. WordPress is very useful in SEO Point of view.
  5. You can create an Online store like Amazon, etc.

Disadvantages

  1. It requires a hosting which you have to purchase.
  2. It does not provide you with Free SSL.
  3. You have to back up  your website manually
  4. Some Plugins and themes are paid.

Pricing

In pricing concern, wordpress.org is free. But for hosting you have to pay 2.75 $ per month and 14.99 $ for the yearly package.

 

Wix.com

wix.xom
wix.xom
 
Wix.com is a platform, where you can build your website or blog by drag and drop process. Here wix will provide you hosting plan in its package.

Advantages

  1. You can create your customized blog or website by drag and drop process.
  2. You can set up your site quickly
  3. Here no coding required.

Disadvantages

  1. Here once you choose a template, you can’t change it.
  2. There is a limited number of E-Commerce platform plan.
  3. The free account shows Wix ads on your blog.

Pricing

You have to pay (1-5) $ for its premium plans, where the primary Wix site builder is free.

Tumbler

Tumblr is a microblogging platform, where social features are added. It is slightly different from the blogging platform.

Advantages

  1. Tumbler has an intesrated social media.
  2. It is free and open source platform.
  3. You can easily create videos, GIF’s images and audio in this platform.

Disadvantages

 

  1. As tumblr is a free platform, it has limited features.
  2. You can’t move, or it is challenging o backup the whole site and move it to WordPress or any other platform.

Pricing

In pricing concern it is FREE and you can use your own domain.

Ghost

ghost.org
ghost.org
 
Ghost is only limited to write blog posts only. It is available as a hosted platform.

Advantages

    1. It is super fine and fast as it is used Java-Script.
    2. You don’t have to make any set-up for the hosted version.
    3. It is best for blog writing and writing.

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Disadvantages

  1. Customizing with apps is complicated.
  2. It has less theme to change appearance.

Pricing

Self-hosted version needs 14.99$ / year.
 
Finally, from the point of view I would suggest you if you are New to blogger, you should go for Blogger.com of Google, as it’s free and very user-friendly.
If you have some knowledge of SEO and if you have a strong content for blogging, you should go for WordPress.
If you want to blog for video blogging, you should go for Tumbler without any cost.
Now you are clear about choosing od best platform. So next I will post a new topic about Blogging. So keep reading Blog No1
Thank You

 

SUBHENDU

I am an engineering student at BPUT. I love writing content at different platforms. I write content in my other blogs, UC News, News Dog. I like to work Independently. If you have any problem or face any difficulty you can contact me at [email protected]

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