Blogging Tools

Last updated: June 10, 2016 at 10:26 am

Tools for blogging. Listed in alphabetical order.


21classes
Create a virtual classroom with blogs.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


b2evolution
b2evolution includes everything you need to run and maintain modern websites.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download/Hosted


Blog.com
Hosted blogging platform.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


award-128Blogger
Google-owned Blogger is still seen as a quick and easy way to start and maintain a blog.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 18  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/blogger//


Blogsome
Create a blog in 2 easy steps.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


CoverItLive
Platform empowers you to design and produce live highly interactive social experiences, including live blogging.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


DMXReady BlogManager
With DMXReady Blog Manager you get to host your blog on your own website with your own domain name.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Edublogs
Edublogs is “the largest education community on the Internet” where you can sign up for a free WordPress-powered blog.  An ideal site for educators who want to blog with support.
Cost: Free |  Available: Hosted


Jimdo
Choose a design. Upload your images. Edit your text. In just a few clicks, you can create your ideal website or blog.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


LifeType
LifeType is an open-source blogging platform with support for multiple blogs and users in a single installation.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


Medium
Medium is a community of readers and writers offering unique perspectives on ideas large and small.
Cost: Free  |  Available:  Hosted


Movable Type
Powerful content management system to create blogs and websites.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


MyCurator
MyCurator makes it quick and easy to create quality content for your WordPress site.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download


Pebble
Pebble is a lightweight, open source, Java EE blogging tool. It’s small, fast and feature-rich with unrivalled ease of installation and use.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


Penzu
Create your own personal journal& online diary now.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download


SamePage
Simple and easy wiki collaboration and blog publishing.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Serendipity
Serendipity is a PHP-powered weblog application which gives the user an easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


SnapPages
SnapPages make creating websites and blogs a snap!
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Soup
Soup is a tumblelog, a super-easy blog that can do more than just text: post links, quotes, videos.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Square Space
A fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining a website, blog or portfolio.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Tumblr
Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


TypePad
TypePad is an online blogging service.  There are a number of pricing plans – for extra functionality like storage space, scheduling of postings etc.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Wordfaire
Wordfaire is a liveblogging platform that’s built from the ground up for easy writing and real-time reading.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted


award-128WordPress
WordPress is a very valuable tool for a number of reasons. It is used by individuals and organizations for blogging, but also to create fully-functioning websites – due to the powerful range of 3rd party plugins.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015: 8  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wordpress/