Blogger (service)

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Blogger, a platform for creating and managing blogs, was initially introduced by Pyra Labs in August 1999 before being purchased by Google[1] in February 2003. Over time, the service has undergone multiple redesigns and added numerous features, including a significant transition to Google servers in 2007. Blogger provides a range of customizable templates and employs technologies such as AJAX, HTML5, and CSS3 to ensure efficient loading. It also features a testing environment known as ‘Blogger in Draft’. The platform supports over 60 languages, thus catering to a global audience. Besides the default address, it offers country-specific URLs as well. Despite being blocked in several countries, Blogger maintains support through various forums overseen by Google staff and product experts.

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Blogger (service) (Wikipedia)

Blogger is an American online content management system founded in 1999 which enables its users to write blogs with time-stamped entries. Pyra Labs developed it before being acquired by Google in 2003. Google hosts the blogs, which can be accessed through a subdomain of Blogs can also be accessed from a user-owned custom domain (such as by using DNS facilities to direct a domain to Google's servers. A user can have up to 100 blogs or websites per account.

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Type of site
Blog host
Available inSee below
Country of originUnited States of America
Area servedWorldwide
RegistrationOptional, Free
LaunchedAugust 23, 1999; 24 years ago (1999-08-23)
Current statusActive
Written inJava

Blogger enabled users to publish blogs and websites to their own web hosting server via FTP until May 1, 2010. All such blogs and websites had to be redirected to a subdomain or point their own domain to Google's servers via DNS.

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