Personal blogging is booming now and blogging platforms are the best ways express your own word globally. Celebrity, politician, poet are creating their blogs. You may also have a personal blog. A lot of website are taking opportunity and creating blog for website. But for a customized personal blog you need to choose a perfect platform which will ensure different facility.
More over as a freelancer you would have to complete many projects of creating personal blog. To complete your project you have to choose a good blogging platform. Here we are going to discuss some of the best blogging platforms on the web. Some may contain CMS feature with blogging feature as well. But that’s not my today’s discussion.
There are two type of service on wordrpess. First one is wordpress.com and other is wordpress.org. WordPress.com gives the opportunity to create blog on the subdomain of wordpress.com. It is free of charge to open a wordpress.com. But one big problem is that they does not allow major change in your site. This is where the other service wordpress.org comes in. This wordpress service allows you to download CMS based blogging script and set it up in your own domain. It allows all kinds of modification you need. It is one of the most widely used blogging platform around the world.
Google allows you to create personal blog on a sub domain of blogspot.com. This blogging platform is also free of charge. Hosting and bandwidth are managed by google. You will need a gmail account to start a Google blogger service. It has a well structured dashboard to control your blog without any change to your HTML code. You can edit your HTML code also as you require. Blogger is also another popular blogging platform. It has enough free resource on the Internet to help you. So you can start using this blogger with just a gmail account.
Type pad is another blogging platform which has a user friendly interface and easy management system. It allows a search engine friendly URL submitting system. But it is a paid blogging service. $8.95 you have to pay per month.
This blogging platform is an open source platform scripted in PERL language by company named Six Apart. It is something similar to wordpress. Movable type offers a package for non developers on MovableType.com and another one for developers who want to customize their blog as they like. Multiple user can register and post there.
Live Journal is another product of Six Apart company written in pearl programming language. It has a specialty in creating social communities. The registered users can be friends with one another. It has a problem that you can advertise on any section of the site you chose. By having a paid service you can get many more feature of live journal.
Basically Drupal is a CMS based blogging platform. This blogging platform has huge amount of free template and plug-ins/module developed by its community. It is easy to install and manage on your own web hosting. A lot of popular blogging site are developed on drupal CMS.