Comparison Chart of Top 10 Blogging Platforms

Trying to decide which platform you should use as a foundation for your blog? Look no further, we’re here to help you make the right choice. Different platforms offer different features, and these features determine the very nature of your blog, so it is a decision that merits both careful consideration and evaluation.
We’ve compiled a list of platforms that can serve as viable candidates for your blog creation. Every platform listed below contains editor and user’s reviews to help you determine if the platform you choose best matches your needs. Using the listed features and customer feedback as your guides, you’ll be able to select the right tools with greater confidence.
You can select three platforms with checkmarks to narrow the comparison.

Cost

Self Hosted

Available for Custom Domain

Storage

HTML and CSS Editing Required

Updates

Design Themes

Mobile Ready

Text HTML Editor

Post Preview

Sheduled Posting

Archive

Comment Moderation

Spam Management

Plugins and Widgets

Media Library

Social Media Integration

SEO

Stats and Analytics

RSS Feed

Help Support

FAQ

Official Forums

Overall Rating

Wordpress.org

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free

Free
Depends on Hosting
No
yes
Yes
Depends
on Hosting
yes
yes
Manual
Paid
Depends on theme
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.94.9

Wordpress.com

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Paid
$299
per Year
yes
yes
∞
3Gb -   
Available
yes
Automatic
Paid
Depends on theme
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.54.5

Postach.io

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free

Paid
$9 per Month
$90 per Year +
yes
yes
∞ | n
Limited
by Evernote
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
3.83.8

Movable Type

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Depends
on Hosting
yes
yes
∞
yes
yes
Plugins Available
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.44.4
$8.95 - $45.95
per Month
yes
yes
∞
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.34.3
yes
yes
∞
Available
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.24.2
yes
yes
∞
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.14.1
Paid
$250
per Year
yes
yes
∞
yes
yes   yes
Free   Paid
Paid
yes
HTML only
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.04.0
yes
yes
In Beta
∞
yes
yes
yes
Text only
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
4.04.0
$6
per Year
yes
yes
∞
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
3.93.9