Is every blog is a website but not every website is a blog?
Is every blog is a website but not every website is a blog
There is many common question about blogs like what is blog? , what is the use of blog? , how blog is important?, is blog a website? and so many...
First, remember this “Every blog is a website (or on a website rather), but not every website is a blog”
A blog is a type of website where the content is presented in a reverse chronological order. Blog content is usually in the form of entries or “blog posts.”
Typical websites are static in nature where content is organized in pages, and is not updated frequently. Whereas a blog is dynamic, and is usually updated pretty often
What is the difference between a blog and a website?
The differences between a blog and website might be obvious for some. There are many differences between a blog and a website, although these sometimes overlap.
I have gathered the differences that a blog and a website might have. Based on my experiences, I have bolded the most important points to look for, when making a distinction between a blog and a website.
- A Blog:
- Basic identification of Blogs:
- A chronological listing of blog posts.
- A commenting system that invites readers to participate in the communication and leave behind comments.
- Blog posts are archived by date, category, author, tags and sub-categories.
- RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds for posts and/or comments for feed-readers like Feedly, etc.
- The basic unit of content is a post.
- A list of chronologically listed content (in the form of posts).
- You can comment on posts (unless the commenting is turned off). This means more interaction between the author and the reader.
- You can subscribe to blog’s RSS feed
- Updates regularly and requires more commitment from you.
- Organized by tags and categories.
- Blog posts more likely to go viral if the content is incredible.
- Doesn’t always have a home page.
- A website:
- Basic identification of a website:
- A homepage that displays content from several sections of internal website pages.
- A design portfolio of work.
- A blog might be a part of a website, but not the only thing.
- A Frequently asked questions page that readers can browse to get more information.
- A page of client testimonials and feedback.
- Company’s terms and privacy statements pages.
- A Contact form that allows visitors to get in touch.
- A services/products page that displays what they have to offer for the visitors.
- The basic unit of content is a page.
- Usually, the content (in the form of pages) is not displayed chronologically.
- You can’t comment on a page.
- You can’t normally subscribe to an RSS feed.
- Static content. Updates infrequently (depends on the site, though!). Less commitment from you.
- Organization is non-existent, at least visually.
- Since most of the content is not updated often and the content (a page) is shorter than in a blog, there is a less chance that the content goes viral.
- Has a home page.
Still, I would say this: a blog updates its content regularly in chronological order and has a commenting system. A website, on the other hand, is more static, and its content is not necessarily organized into categories or by time.