Note:- I am not an employee of either Blogger or WordPress. The below chart is solely my personal research.
|Template Customization||Offers Free Layout/Style Sheet Customization|| |
No style sheet customization. Payment required
|Tutorials/Help||Innumerable Tutorials on Blogger Tricks||Hardly some||Blogger|
|Number of un-official Themes||Innumerable Designers Creating Free Templates each day||Few Designers Involved |
in offering free templates
|Coding Used||Uses user friendly scripting and coding i.e HTML, XML, CSS||Uses advance scripting like php that few can understand||Blogger|
|Dashboard Interface||Highly user friendly. Easy to navigate.||Complicated Interface with hectic navigation||Blogger|
|Default Template Collection||Limited Collection Of Default templates mostly un-professional||Over 70+ high quality Templates||WordPress|
|Default Template can be replaced by a more free professional template||No template change allowed||Blogger|
|Widgets||Innumerable Official and Un official Widgets available||Limited Official widgets available. Rarely few un- official gadgets available.||Blogger|
|Comments||No commenting editing. Moderation allowed. No Spam protection. No user friendly comment form||Comments can be edited and moderated. Spam protection available. User friendly comment form||WordPress|
|SEO, Optimization||Though Owned by Google, no favoritism. Manual optimization is required||Owned by a private party. Meta Tags Plugins used. Easy To optimize||Both|
|Blog Privacy||You can limit access to your blog to 100 Authors and 100 readers. All must be Google account holders.||You can limit access to your blog to 35 Wordpress account holders. Posts can be password protected or Private.||Blogger|
|Comment restriction||You can restrict comments to Google account holders, Open ID users or Any one (includes Anonymous)||Comments can not be restricted. Anyone can comment||Blogger|
|Blog Import||Only from one BlogSpot blog to another||A Blog can be imported from another WordPress blog or from Blogger, Yahoo! 360, LiveJournal and Movable Type and TypePad||WordPress|
|Posts and Comment Notification||Authors and subscribers can be notified of latest posts and comments via Email||Same here||Both|
|Comment Verification||Asks users to verify if they are humans using a 4-6 digit code||Does not asks for any verification. |
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|Video Storage Limit||Unlimited with Google Video and an upload limit of 16GB||Just 3GB. More space on upgrade.||Blogger|
|Image storage limit||1 Gigabyte With Picasa Web Albums||3 Gigabytes. More space can be gained through upgrade. |
You can also upload .ppt, .doc, .odt and .pdf files
|File type Storage||Only allows image uploading||Allows upload of files like .ppt, pdf .doc and .odt files. |
More file types can be uploaded on upgrading.
|Blog Stats||Does not have any default stats system. But allows third party tracking scripts.||Has a default visitor stats system that shows statistics for two days only and does not provide detailed stats reports. |
Does not allow third party tracking scripts.
|Blog co-partners||100 Google account holders can be added as Administrators or Authors||35 WordPress account holders can be added as Administrators, Editors, Authors or Contributors.||Blogger|
|Advertisements||Displays no advertisement of its own on your blog.||Displays discreet AdSense advertisements on your blog for small percentage of the page views||Blogger|
|Posts By Email||Has a Mail-to-Blogger feature which turns any email account into a blog-posting application||Posts can be published using emails||Both|
|Post Feed On Mobile Phones||Supported||Not Supported||Blogger|
When choosing a blogging service three things are most important than anything else which are,
- Template Editing
- Huge Image Storage Capacity
- Huge Video Storage Capacity
Which one do you think is the Best?
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