If you are a person who is looking to start your own blog, then you must be in the hunt of one of the best blogging platform because to run a blog you will require a blogging platform. Below i am going to list the best blogging platform.
1. WordPress: This is one of the best blogging platform used widely. WordPress is a free, open source blogging platform and content management system. Its very easy to set up blog using wordpress platform. There are so many free plugings, free themes, free widgets and free community support available which makes wordpress platform a king of blogging platform.
2. Blogger: Blogger is another free blogging platform which was acquired by Google in 2003. There are so many beautiful blogger themes, widgets available. Blogger also offer mobile blogging, unlimited bandwidth and it also allows you to use your own domain for free.
3. Tumblr: Tumblr is another widely used powerful blogging platform for microblogs. Tumblr provides facilities like detailed visitor statistics, and also allows you to park your own domain.
4. MovableType : MovableType is another popular free blogging platform which can be a very good alternative to wordpress. MovableType has an active community which creates free plugins and templates. MovableType is used by some very high traffic blogs like Huffington Post and Gawker’s blogs
5. Expression Engine: Expression Engine is a powerful blogging platform but its a paid blogging and content platform.
6. TypePad: TypePad is another blogging platform but its a paid blogging platform.
7. Weebly: Weebly is a webservice which allows you to create free websites and blogs with few clicks, by simply choosing a theme of your choice and the widgets.
8. Joomla: Joomla is not just blogging platform but its a full CMS which can be turned into any kind of website.
9. Drupal: Drupal is also a CMS but it is also considered as a framework.
10. OnSugar: OnSugar is another stylish free blogging platform. OnSugar allows to use custom domain and provides you access to Getty Images.
11. TextPattern: TextPattern is a content management system which can be an alternative to wordpress blogging platform.
12. LiveJournal: I think LiveJournal is not a blogging platform but it is a popular social media site which allows its members to write journals (blogs) on a various topics. The idea of LiveJournel is to get people voting on the best posts, discussing them and sharing their content.