Aug 27, 2011

None other than blogger, Why ?

Many a times the question comes to the mind, why blogger, why not some other blogging site ?
Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using it.

First of all, blogger is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video.It was created by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. Generally, the blogs are hosted by Google at a subdomain of

  • You can host the classic blogger on your own domain.
  • There is plenty of support for those just starting out as well as those who want to make more complicated changes
  • My blogspot blog was ranked quickly by Google.
  • Blogger was voted the ‘Best Weblog Tool’ in the 2006 Weblog Awards
  • Also has a reading list facility where you may keep track on your favorite blogs
  • Auto spam detection facility for spams
  • Basic styling can be done through the dashboard just by choosing colors. More advanced styling is quite simply achieved with changes to the stylesheet.
  • Finally it is linked with your google account which makes it easier to access
In addition to the advantages, there are some limitations too.
  • Number of blogs = 100 Blogs for one blogger account.
  • Number of labels = 5,000 unique labels per blog, 20 unique labels per post
  • Number of pictures = more than 1 GB of free storage
  • Size of pictures = If posted via Blogger Mobile, limited 300 KB per picture; posted pictures are scaled to 800px
  • Team members (those that can write to a blog) = 100
  • Stand-Alone Page = Limited to 20 stand-alone pages
 If you're still not convinced, You might have a look at the following list,

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Type Pad
Square Space
Windows Live Spaces
Live Journal
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