Blogger And WordPress – All You Need To Know



There are several blogging platforms but Blogger and WordPress are used by most of the bloggers. Most of the beginners want to try blogging in a free platform, so many of them go for Blogger and Both of these are free platforms. And some others go directly to and a few of them go to other free blogging platforms.

What is the Difference Between and is a free blogging platform, where you can create your free site and publish it but with several limitations like blogger. But if we compare with Blogger, then I have to say that Blogger is better than Because the limitations in is a bit more than Blogger, which you can overcome by paying some amount.

Pros of

  1. Offers only 3 GB storage for free account.

Cons of

  1. After 3GB of free storage, $19.95 per year for 5GB and $289.97 per year for 100GB.
  2. To make your blog Ad-free for non- logged in users you have to pay $30/year for a blog.
  3. For custom design you have to pay $30/year. You can only edit CSS in it, you can’t edit PHP.
  4. You can’t add plugins in your free blog.
  5. You cannot use other analytics software.
  6. You cannot remove Powered by
  7. $129 for guided transfer to a self-hosted blog.
  8. You have share revenue from ads in the ratio 50:50.

These are the main limitations of and if we compare it with Blogger, we can say that Blogger is better than

We can compare Blogger with It is an open source software which can be installed in a hosting that we choose. BlueHost, SiteGround, etc. are the best hosting providers.

Pros of

  1. Thousands of free and premium themes are available for blogs.
  2. Plugins can be used.
  3. We can monetize with ads or whatever we like.
  4. Unlimited storage space (depends upon your hosting plan).
  5. No extra charges for adding custom domain.
  6. Total charges will be less than blogs.

Cons of

  1. For a good hosting you have to a good amount per year.(Still it will not cross the total cost of blogs).

So, what about blogger?

Blogger is a free product from Google and so you are not the owner of your blog. Google have all the rights to shut down their service or remove your access to your blog any time they like. So, you can’t do anything if they deleted your blog a day.

Pros of :

  1. Completely free of charge.
  2. Good templates are available in itself and you can also download third party templates and install on your blog anytime.
  3. You can add your custom domain without any extra charges.
  4. 15 GB free storage available in Google drive for storing images and other files.
  5. You can add unlimited number of pages.

Cons of :

  1. You don’t have full control over your blog.
  2. Limited number of themes are available.
  3. No plugins can be used.


Something a blogger user should know :

  1. You can migrate to WordPress anytime without effecting your blog traffic and ranking.

         Also Read : Blogger To WordPress migration without effecting your blog ranking and traffic.


About the Author: Adarsh M

Hi, I'm Adarsh.M, a blogger and web designer. I think blogging is the best medium to share the knowledge we have with everyone. I write about blogging, make money online, seo, and tech related topics. Share the knowledge.

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