As we know Wordpress and Blogspot are the two common and popular blog software. These two blog software has been widely used for blogger to share, view, and post their thought, opinion, news, image gallery, video and even more of it. But both of these has its own prons and cons.
Below i'll reveal the advantage and disadvantage of using Wordpress and Blogspot
- Very user friendly
- Very easy to use for newbie and non computer geeks
- Have so many available template
- Doesn't require to have well known Java and PHP script language
- Doesn't require to own domain hosting
- and .. Its Free!
- Most of the template that were available were too simple and if there is any good template skin, you need to convert it into XML Blogger template since its probably for Wordpress user
- Doesn't have comment form like Wordpress such as Name, E-mail, and website.
- If you don tweak your blog comment form, then the user will be forced to open new window everytime they want to leave or see the comment (But not if you have modify it in your setting)
- Doesn't have useful plugin such as comment author photo, recent comment and post, Top commenter, Blog statistic and many more
- Have so many useful plugin
- Very easy to find and implement new plugin
- You can set as many tags as you want for your blog post
- You can set as many categories right in the front of your writing desk even before you decide to publishing it
- You can easily view new comment that were highlighted right in the front of your dashboard even if you don moderate it
- If you want to convert it into .com domain, you must have domain hosting like GoDaddy for example and paid the .com domain
- Require well knowledge of using FTP client to upload file in case if you're having problem in uploading files from your server
- Sometimes, implementing new template and plugin can be so hard
These are just some few point that i'd put in here, there could be many, so if you have anything to say or perhaps have an experience of using these two blog software, then let me know. And thats it, i hope you now have the image about the prons and cons of using Blogspot and Wordpress.