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Blogger - 90.5%

Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows private or multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. 

More background and useful information.

Easy to use

Blogger is considered a very easy-to-use blogging tool

10/10

Aesthetic

Clean, minimalist look with customisable look and feel for more confident / advanced users

7/7

Privacy
Controls

Blogger is easy to control the ‘readers’ of. Just add email addresses. You can also make a blog unlisted so it won’t appear in search engines

10/10

Collaborative Editing

Can add authors to Google Blog

3/3

Exportable

Import and export Blogger content as .xml file format only. Blooger and Wordpress have the best compatibility for importing/exporting this file format between each other.

4/5

RSS Feed

Can generate RSS feed of blog using this https://support.google.com/blogger/answer/42662

5/5

Mobile Device Friendly

Blogger has simple options to customize the way a blog will look on a mobile device. App available for blog authors- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.blogger&hl=en

8/8

Text editor

Text editor works well

10/10

Image integration

Really easy to upload an image or link one from an external source

10/10

Video integration

Easy to embed with HTML option, also link to Youtube and Google Drive. Blogger has option to upload video within post itself.

10/10

Navigation

Blogger is more or less a blog (linear date-stamped navigation) but there’s also a ‘labels’ gadget which can sit at the top of the page (i.e. above blog posts) which presents the tags that the user tags the post with i.e. portfolio, videos, practicum, which can be used to navigate thematically.

5/10

Theme customis-ation

The pre-made ones look good and are all customizable.

5/7

Total

87/95 = 91.5%

Last modified: Thursday, 25 July 2013, 2:10 PM