Blogger is a free blogging platform from Google. You can Start your blog from the URL blogger.com, free of cost. Lot of websites are there, that allow their users to create free websites in the beginning but later on the users will be charged for the service. But blogger is completely free. By applying some custom templates, you can also create a website using blogger. Almost every blogger start their blogging with Blogger because it is free, easily editable, and comes with unlimited storage and bandwidth for no cost. If you feel that the options are limited in Blogger, you can move your sites to a self hosted WordPress blog.
Login to blogger with your Google account, fill in the details to create your blogger profile or simply link your Google+ profile and get started with blogger. After Creating your blogger profile you will be in the welcome screen as shown.
In the dashboard Click the New Blog icon in the right side. It will open a pop-up window like this.
Fill in the required details. Fill the Blog Title. Fill in the URL of your blog. You can use the blogger’s free sub-domain now. Later on you can change this free sub-domain to a custom domain. Now select the template of your choice. Click create blog. You blog will be created and will show up in your dashboard like this.
Click on the blog name to start editing your blog. You will be provided with lot of options in your left side. Start exploring each and every option. Click the New Post icon, create a post, start blogging.
The newly created Blog with Picture window Template will look like this.
- Starting your First Blog in Blogger
- Giving Professional look to your Blogger Blog
- Running your blog on a Custom Domain