Sunday, November 22, 2009

Blogspot VS Wordpress. Which better?

Hello, happy blogging. I just wanna to share about the comparison , there are a lot of benefit using Blog-spot or wordpresss, but the most thing we cant to satisfy the all user. Am i right?

So, in this post there are the pro and con to show it more clearly. But i dun know why the table is not appear? never mind. Just see huh.


Themes and customization

You can edit template layouts, styles and colors, or install a third party theme.

No template editing. Style sheet editing is only available as a paid upgrade. Many of the 60+ themes let you upload a header image. Some have additional customization options.

Visitor stats

You can include third party tracker scripts
— or any type of script.

No scripts allowed. The admin dashboard shows 2 days of stats and daily, weekly and monthly graphs.


Only from another BlogSpot blog.

Import from Blogger, Yahoo! 360, Live·JournaI, Type·Pad, MovabIe·Type or another WordPress blog.

Image storage

1 Gigabyte. There is no interface to browse through the images unless you sign up for Picasa Web Albums.

3 Gigabytes. Paid upgrades are available to add more space.
You can also upload .ppt, .doc, .odt and .pdf files (more file types with an upgrade).


You can use Picasa Web Albums.

Simply add the tag [gallery] to any post or page (more info).

Static pages

Not available.

Create posts or 'pages'. Static pages are listed in separate menus.




Optional excerpts

New: Expandable post summaries (more info).

Some WP themes allow unique text. Others depend on a "more" tag.

Post by email

Submit your posts by email. You can receive new posts by email too (helpful for team blogs).

Submit your posts by email. Images can be attached (more info).

Contact forms

Not available. You could add a third-party contact form, however.

Simply add the tag
to any post or page.

Private blogs

You can restrict access to invited Google account holders.

You can restrict access to 35 invited Wordpress account holders (unlimited with a paid upgrade).

Alternatively, individual posts can be password protected or Private.

Team blogs

Administrators and non-administrators only.

Administrator, Editors, Authors and Contributors.


Visual confirmation and moderation options, but no editing of comments.

Moderation, comment editing and Akismet spam protection.


See the next table.

Blogger comments:

Visitors can preview comments. They can also choose to receive follow-up comments by email. However, the embedded Comment Form option is entirely dependent on JavaScript.

Wordpress comments:

Earlier in 2009 added follow-ups by email and comment threading options. Wordpress has more comment options than Blogger, but there have been problems with Akismet spam protection. See this post on the WP user forum...

Widgets compared:

BlogSpot Widgets

Add a Gadget

Software applications that do cool things. There's an extensive menu in the sidebar.


Displays a list of users who follow your blog.

Blog List

Show off what you read with a blogroll of your favourite blogs.

Subscription Links

Let your readers easily subscribe to your blog with popular feed readers.


Add a slideshow of your photos to your blog.


Automatically add current headlines from Google News to your blog. (see an example)

Video Bar

Display clips from YouTube and Google Video for your readers to watch without leaving the page.


Add a list of your favourite books, films or anything you like.

Link List

Add a collection of your favourite sites, blogs or web pages.

[for the sidebar]

Add a picture from your computer or from somewhere else on the web.


Add some words to your blog - like a welcome message - with our rich text editor.


Add third-party functionality or other code to your blog. [ i.e., any third-party widget]


Earn revenue by displaying relevant ads on your blog.


Add content from a site feed to your blog.

Labels [categories]

Show all the labels of posts in your blog.


Choose from a variety of Blogger logos to add to your page.


Display information about yourself. [Wordpress blogs have an "About" page]

Page Header

Display your blog's title and description.

Blog Archive

Display links to older posts.


Survey your visitors by adding a poll to your blog. [Regular visitors can dictate the outcome by voting again and again!] Widgets

Akismet | Archives | Blog Stats | file sharing | Calendar | Categories | | Flickr | Links | Meebo | Meta | Pages | Platial MapKit | Recent Comments | Recent Posts | Search | Sonific Songspot | Tag Cloud | Text | Top Clicks | Top Posts | Vod:Pod Videos | Twitter | Gravatar | RSS Links

So, what your decision? The power is your hand.

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