Blog software is the software that underpins a Blog. Blog software can either be hosted by a company that provides blog platforms as a service, or can be self-hosted by the blog owner.
Hosted blogging platforms Edit
- LiveJournal and its clones, such as JournalFen and Dreamwidth
Self-hosted blog software Edit
Many blog platforms offer plugins, widgets, or other such extensions that can improve the base software. For examples of plugins that may be particularly useful to community-oriented blogs, see:
There are also some discussion plugins that work on most blog platforms. They are: