Free Best Blogging Platforms / CMS in 2015

A blogging platform is the software which is helps you to manage your blog. We can say that it’s a specific form of CMS (Content Management System).

Why use blogging platform?

If your website has thousands of pages and you want to change sidebar or header, you will have to go each page to make little changes. But, if your site has blogging platform or CMS then you don’t need to go every page, just go to sidebar or header and make changes. A blogging platform will apply these changes in all your pages. Sounds good right 🙂

Free and Best blogging platform / CMS in 2015

Nowadays there are millions of websites available on the internet as well as thousands of blogging platforms provide content management service.

If your beginner and want to be a blogger it’s a headache for you which is the best blogging platform in 2015

Here is the list of top blogging platform 2015 that will help you to make a right decision

Do you want to become a blogger?

WordPress

WordPress was founded by Matt Mullenweg in 2003. Nowadays WordPress play huge role in blogging world. There are currently 25% websites on the internet using WordPress

According to me WordPress is No.1 blogging platform

I highly recommend you to choose WordPress, because there are lots of Plugins and themes available for free as well as there is a huge community of expert that will helps you in anything on WordPress.

Pros of WordPress

  • Easy to use
  • No Programming skills required
  • huge community support
  • Thousands of plugins available for free
  • Thousands of free templates
  • Flexible Menu Management

Cons of WordPress

  • Need to buy Domain and Hosting to extend WordPress features
  • Strict coding standard, If you need customization, you need do hire a developer

Blogger

Blogger was founded by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. It is free; you don’t need to buy hosting, upgrades, security and bandwidth to create a blog on blogger.com

Pros of Blogger

  • Easy to use
  • Free hosting
  • unlimited bandwidth
  • High level security

Cons of Blogger

  • You don’t have full control
  • Depend on Google
  • If you transfer you blogger blog to WordPress, you will lose your search engine traffic

Squarespace

Squarespace is an Award winning company, was founded by Anthony Casalena in 2004. It is SaaS-based CMS which is provide Website builder, blogging platform and hosting service.

Pros of Squarespace

  • Not required programming knowledge
  • 24/7 support
  • Easy to customize your website design
  • You don’t need to care about hosting

Cons of Squarespace

  • Very expensive
  • You cannot make a major customization in website design
  • Limited themes and plugins
  • User login not supported

Tumblr

Tumblr was founded by David Karp in 2007 and it’s recently bought by Yahoo. It is a micro blogging platform and social networking website. As I said Tumblr also social networking website, then you have great chance to market your content with over 152 million Tumblr users.

Pros of Tumblr

  • Free of cost
  • Easy to use
  • Get more social traffic with Tumblr social network
  • No programming knowledge required

Cons of Tumblr

  • Not professional like WordPress.org
  • Limited resource and less customization
  • Difficult to optimize in SEO

Weebly

Weebly was founded by David Rusenko in 2006. It is a great place for beginners, because Weebly has a drag and drop feature that will easy to use.

Pros of Weebly

  • Easiest website builder
  • Drag and Drop feature
  • Support 11 languages

Cons of Weebly

  • Limited templates designs
  • Page restriction plans (If you have a free Plan you can create only 5 pages)
Free Best Blogging Platforms / CMS in 2015
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One response to “Free Best Blogging Platforms / CMS in 2015”

  1. Johan says:

    Thanks Muhammad.. I also can add medium is a pretty awesome platform… but you need a twitter account to login.. but really good.. try it out.. I did not see anything form the list I did not know but thanks for sharing

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