Starting up a blog? Well, blogging has become really easy as compared to the last decade. But you must be confused about choosing the best blogging platform as there are many options available these days. But commonly people tend to get confused about choosing Blogger or WordPress. This debate is never ending until and unless you have some industry experts to suggest the best option based on what is your purpose behind blogging. This blog intends to cover all the aspects of Blogger and WordPress which would help you in relieving from this confusion.
Blogger is nothing but a very simple device that helps in blog creation with ease. Not only the creation, but we can publish our blog online, that too immediately after creation. It is an easy and hassle-free process. As it is a Google Product, to start with the Blogger, you just need to sign in with your google account. You can then create a blog to express your thoughts with ease.
There are a lot of themes available here from which you can choose the best suit to make your blog’s layout and appearance, give your blog a nice title, and then choose URL with blogspot.com at the end.
You can also get a customized domain if you don’t mind paying an extra penny for it. With this, you will gain access to the dashboard and then you can start working by creating posts, adding various pages to your blog, reading and responding to the comments, and other basic things for the best user experience. One thing that we need to keep in mind that whatever changes we make, will go live immediately. So, think twice before making any kind of minute changes as well.
Pros of Using Blogger-
Cons of using Blogger-
We hope you can clearly understand from all the above points that with Blogger, you can quickly create a blog, but you will not get enough options to customize it. In contrast, WordPress has its own Pros and Cons. Let’s understand what is WordPress All about.
It is a complete featured CMS (Content Management System) helpful to build any type of websites. Being a wonderful online platform for creating online content, it offers a large number of options. Blogger is also free, but unlike Blogger, it is essential to choose a hosting plan, picking a domain name, and then only you can setup (install) your WordPress site.
Once you are done with creating your WordPress site, you can further move to access your dashboard on WordPress. You will be then free to create content like posts, more pages to your blogs, add other users, edit the default settings, and many other options.
There are so many free and paid themes available here that users can easily choose the best theme to out-stand their content from others.
With WordPress, creating an out of the box layout and appearance of your blog is possible.
Along with the above benefits, you can also install additional plugins. This helps you to add many additional features to your blogs like better ranking in search engines, including a contact form, or that can be a specific functionality to your site. The offering of WordPress is so vast that it is difficult to list and explain all of them in detail. We personally suggest you go and check our once. You will be amazed to see so many options. But a first timer or a beginner can feel a little bit confused.
Pros of using WordPress-
Cons of using WordPress-
It demands some sort of investment, even to start using it. Though many free WordPress Hosting is also available, we will not recommend using it for a serious business website.
You have to take responsibility of your performance and security.
We hope you are now clear about Blogger and WordPress.
These summaries would have given you a clear idea of how both Blogger and the WordPress shine and fall short.
Choosing an appropriate platform for your blog is a very important task. Therefore, we tried to provide you with all the essential information about Blogger and WordPress along with its effective comparisons. We hope this might help you choose the best option without any further confusion.