1 by WordPress
Select the theme and plug-in for WordPress trumps all, goes as far as flexibility and support. Not only free, open source blogging software you are allowed to blog on WordPress.com for free, but you can also download a copy of WordPress (WordPress.org) and its own website using their own installed on the domain of (such) website. By far the most popular WordPress blogging platform and one of the first fully user-friendly – you do not need any coding experience to run a WordPress blog. Pages of your blog for search engines (more traffic) to automatically share button at the bottom of each of their positions to adapt to: WordPress plug-in can do it. Design your own WordPress theme is simple and easy and you do not need to be experienced with PHP, although it is recommended that you have a basic understanding of HTML and CSS, if you want to make changes to your template . Premium subjects (pay) it is possible that the HTML / CSS without knowing a line of code to create completely custom theme. But do not advertise your blog on WordPress.com hosted blog can place you can easily place ads on blogs that are hosting your own can. Premium to the WordPress support forums usually within minutes as you will get a response to a question. WordPress’s Perez Hilton, Darren Rowse, Chris Brogan and is used by top bloggers like Michelle Malkin.
2. by Google’s Blogger
Now owned by Google and formerly known as BlogSpot, Blogger is probably the most user-friendly blogging platforms out there. You set up as many free blogs as you can to your Google account. With Google Adsense you can monetize your blog. All you need is an AdSense account (Google), and from people who click on your ads can start earning money. Unfortunately there are only 16 templates to choose from (we like to keep things simple is better), but the header blogger, post your admin section and gadget bar (sidebar) on your blog as individually elements are not allowed to edit the control panel. Popular blog Post Secret and the Sartorialist are hosted on Blogger.com.
3. by TypePad
TypePad other blogging site that gained a reputation through its user-friendly interface and ease of use. TypePad makes your blog search engine friendly URLs and automatically adapt to your site for better search engine rankings. Your TypePad blog to map your own domain or subdomain you can host your blog on through TypePad.com can. TypePad software is also very good anti-comment spam features. Unfortunately you $ 8.95 per month for TypePad in the value and use the fees to be paid, you are allowed only three blogs. Unlimited or buying a business class account can have unlimited blogs. TypePad blog that covers popular use: Seth Daily Dish blog and Wired Science.
4. by Movable Type
Movable Type, Perl is written in another open-source blogging platform developed by the company Six Apart (the former owner of Live Journal). Similar to WordPress, Movable Type is a free self-hosted (MovableType.org) package as well as non-developers free (MovableType.com) would like to host your blog for a service. Like the WordPress, Movable Type blog you can have multiple user accounts. Major Blogs that use Movable Type include: Huffington Post, Power Line blog and Boing.
5. by LiveJournal
Formerly owned by Six Apart LiveJournal and is written in perl, find your unique community and social networking features is different from the other major blog platforms.LiveJournal is a bad thing about LiveJournal ads with you even if you must upgrade to a Plus account. Is
6. by Drupal
Than a general purpose of the Drupal content management system, people often use for this blog. Free and open source CMS, but you will need to host your website on the blog. Drupal is a very large open source community and the Drupal development team templates available from many contributors. Drupal is easy to install as the main download files, upload them to your host, a MySQL database and then install the script (WordPress similar to) is as simple as running. Drupal is also a wide variety of modules (WordPress plugins equal to) that you add and image galleries, WYSWIG (What you see is what you get) editors and private messaging functionalities to your site to be changed as are allowed. White House NewsBusters and Doose use all Drupal content management software.
7. by Xanga
Xanga music, book and movie review to share a site but have since started blogging as a platform to develop full power. Xanga is free but the premium / plus version with more publications and design options, bandwidth and storage space is provided. Xanga your own domain as opposed to using a sub domain to use Xanga and Xanga are the domain mapping uses your domain free WHOIS protection, which means people on the WHOIS searches can find their contact information will be in its domain (a service that normally costs $ 10 per year). As far as the user goes to a Xanga blog as easy as creating a Facebook or MySpace page – there’s nothing to it!
8. by Textpattern
Textpattern is a free and easy to use CMS that is relatively little known. Similar to WordPress, and Movable Type, Textpattern PHP and MySQL is built. Plugins and open source community through a wide variety of templates are available. A unique feature of the CMS Textpattern textile tool, dubbed, “” human web text generator which converts it into valid XHTML and text input. Textpattern especially those who have a strong knowledge of HTML was designed for.
9. by Tripod
Tripod, made by underdog search engine Lycos, a Web hosting service and free blogs and websites, plus or pro account under the content management system. Open source software, but incredibly easy to stream line and a wide variety of professionally designed templates to choose for your blog or website to use. Free account only 20GB of disk space, 1GB monthly bandwidth allowed and you run the ad for the tripod you should upgrade to a Plus account.
10. by Squarespace
Similar to Tripod, Squarespace, a blog and websites for a hosting service, closed-source content management system comes with easy to use. Despite the bottom of my list, Squarespace an iphone app to view and edit your site, including some promising features, provides professional design templates, dozens of social media integration and import tool for you and your WordPress blog want to move, TypePad or Blogger. Squarespace 14 day trial version of the basic package costs $ 8 per month lasts. The more expensive package ($ 50 package of community), permission to use more bandwidth, disk space, custom URLs and other functionalities.