Every blog needs a foundation. Blogging platforms (sites, content management systems, software – some people refer to it differently) provide that base and a framework that you can use for starting a blog. There are a number of solutions, but only some are worth considering.
This guide provides a detailed overview (with pros, cons, and reviews) of the best blogging sites, to help you decide where to start a blog nowadays:
- Self-hosted software
- Freemium platforms
- Free blog sites
I’ve tested each blogging website that I could find online to save you some time. Below, you will see a selection of the best blog platforms used by popular blogs (and bloggers) that I also use and recommend.