Blogging is a very wast or enormous topic and we can not get all of that information in a single article. To overcome it we have to prefer this article, In which I am going to give you a brief knowledge about one of the free blogging platform i.e. blogger.com.
The blogger is a full-featured free blogging service that allows you to create an amazing blogging website.
Blogger was developed by ‘Pyra Labs’ On 23 August 1999, and which was brought by Google in 2003.
What is Blogger?
The Blogger is an online platform that allows users to publish multiple blogs with timestamp entries. It is around 20 years old service offered in almost every country.
Services Offered by Blogger
Blogger is hosted by google server, so you can consider it safe, and also it works with the subdomain that is “blogspot.com”. Such a whole service offer by the blogger is free and you can manage it without paying any bucks.
Blogger also provides a facility to their user by which user can use their own custom domain instead of the subdomain.
If you have a custom domain Namely (www.example.com) then you can connect such domain with blogger using DNS facility to direct domain with google server. Only you need to add “CNAME” and “A” Records.
Blogger provided Subdomains
As we know blogger are provides a subdomain to every user which looks like www.example.blogspot.com, Along with this domain entity blogger was started country-specific subdomain from 2013.
Some Example of the country-specific subdomains are,
- India – www.example.blogspot.in
- United Kingdom – www.example.blogspot.co.uk
- Canada – www.example.blogspot.ca
Blogger is automatically redirected (www.example.blogspot.com) to a country-specific domain entity. whereas the blogger is blocked for various periods of time in the following countries,
- People’s Republic of China
- The Syrian Arab Republic
- Republic of Turkey
- Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Also, The country like India and Russia (Some ISPs in 2012 blocking an IP address put into Federal List of Extremist Materials in 2011)
As we have seen the bloggers are available in many countries so it supports a number of languages. So that languages supported by the blogger are as follows,
Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Basque, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (United Kingdom), English (United States), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Zulu.
Themes & Design
There are lots of templates and customization available on bloggers so you can use a free template for starting your blogging carrier.
In April 2013, Blogger updated its HTML template editor that has some improvements to make it easy for the users to edit the blog’s source code. The editor was Introduced with syntax highlight, number line, and jump-to-widget button for ease of editing the code.
Blogger is one of the finest platforms that offer you a monetization feature by which you can earn money through it. Specifically, an option implemented in the blogger interface i.e. $ Earnings for getting a Google AdSense approval. Learn more
Blogger is available for mobile where you can access it through any browser and it allows you to customize same things that you can do with your laptop or computer. Also, the blogger provides an android application which is very simple to use and its subjected to daily post that you can write through your smartphone.
Android Application – Blogger
Blogger improved web experience from legacy blogger to a new blogger interface which is user-friendly and also mobile comparable so you can now handle bloggers with ease.