You can create a blog for free using a plenty of Platforms. In this article I’m going to explain two simple and effective platforms for beginners. One is Blogger.com and the other one using Word press.
Blogger is a popular platform use to create blogs. The blogs are hosted by Google and generally accessed from a subdomain of blogspot.com. It was developed by pyra labs which were brought by Google in 2003. There are few simple steps to create a blog.
STEPS FOR CREATING A BLOG
STEP1: Log-in to blogger.com.
STEP2: Create an Account and give a relevant Title related to your Blog Subject.
STEP3: Select a theme according to your Choice
STEP4: Now you can click “New post “to add a post of your own.
STEP5: Adding Images -If you want to insert any images in your blog, you can see an image icon on the top of the dashboard. Click that select the desired image and click upload.
STEP6: Adding Links -On the top menu, you can see a link icon. Select the desired word(S) and click the link sharing icon. Paste the URL of the site which you want to provide link.
All basic functionalities other than this are provided in the top of the page which will help you in making your blog excellent. You can also check the overview, track the audience and locations, and know the traffic sources using blogger functions.
Blogger has launched mobile applications for users with mobile devices. Users can now post and edit blogs, and also share photos and links on Blogger through their mobile devices. Not only advanced mobile devices, users can also post blogs via traditional cell phones by SMS and MMS
The major two mobile operating systems that Blogger focuses on are Android and Blogger allow users to edit blogs anywhere through the app and either publish the blogs or save them as drafts. Quick navigation from posts and drafts is accessible from a list. Users can attach photos by taking a picture with a Blogger app or selecting pictures from their photo galleries. Sharing current locations on posts is also possible by tabbing My Location bar and adding locations. Users can also share photos and links directly to Blogger.
Word press is a content management system using PHP and MYSQL. Word Press is used by more than 60 million websites, including 33.6% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2019. Now we can see how to create a blog in word press.
STEPS IN CREATING A WORD PRESS BLOG
STEP 1: You can either install the word press or do it online by Logging-in to wordpress.com.
STEP 2: Fill in the details and create your Account.
STEP 3: Select your word press theme. You have around 5000 themes in word press from which you can select the desired one.
STEP 4: When you have found the theme that you like, simply bring your mouse on it, and it will show the Install button. Click on it and wait for the theme to be installed. After that, the install button will be replaced with an Activate button. You need to click on it to activate the theme.
STEP 5: To write your first blog post, click on the Posts » Add New menu in your Word Press dashboard.
STEP 6: Once you’re done writing, go ahead and click on the Publish button on the right to publish your first blog post to the world.