How to Start a Blog for Free
Follow these 6 steps to learn how to create your own blog:
Pick a blog name.
Emphasize what your blog posts will be about with a creative name.
Choose your blog template.
Customize the design of your blog to match your style.
Start writing posts.
Use your unique tone and voice to share your expertise.
Connect your domain.
Get online with a domain name that makes it easy for people to find you.
Publish posts and go live.
Launch your blog with posts you’re passionate about.
Share your posts.
Engage with followers by sharing blog posts and replying to comments.
Learn How to Build and Manage Your Blog
Check out this guide on how to start a blog. Find out how to build a content strategy and get tips to establish stronger ties with your readers.
Build a Successful Blog
Create a free blog to share your ideas and grow your audience. Set up your blog with a designer-made template and enjoy all the built-in features.
Integrated SEO Tools
Drive traffic to your blog with advanced SEO tools like AMP & Schema and a personalized SEO plan to increase your visibility on search engines.
Rich Text Editor
Use quotes, bullets and links to stylize your text. Adjust and align your text, images, galleries and videos to create the look and feel you want for your blog.
Use HTML code to add interactive content or external applications to your blog posts. You can add music, maps, images and text from your social media pages.
Categories & Hashtags
Add categories and hashtags so readers can find the content they’re looking for. You can make categories that appear on your blog menu and create hashtags for any blog post.
Help readers find your posts and navigate your blog seamlessly. Visitors can search for anything—a keyword, hashtag or specific member of your site.
Great Mobile Experience
Write fresh content for your blog using the Wix mobile app. Customize your blog's layout on mobile so that it looks great on any device.
Add Multiple Writers & Editors
Collaborate with your blog team by adding contributing writers and editors to your site. Your team can help manage your blog, write posts, share content and more.
Optional Members Area
Let your community get to know each other and interact. Members can create their own personalized profiles and check out each other’s profiles, posts and comments.
Enhance Blog Images
Edit images directly within blog posts. Crop, auto-enhance, apply filters, remove backgrounds and add text to make your images come to life.
Schedule Blog Posts
Publish blog posts at the optimal time. Write posts when it's most convenient and schedule them to go live whenever you decide.
Grow Your Blog into a Brand
Get professional tools to create a memorable online presence and gain your readers’ trust.
Promote Your Blog
Draw more readers in with a set of professional marketing tools.
Share Your Content on
Get the word out about your blog by sharing your posts on social media. Solidify yourself as an expert in your field. Add social links to your blog to stay connected to your followers on all platforms. Check out these tips for promoting your blog on Facebook.
Engage Your Readers
Send automatic email notifications to let your followers know when you publish a new post. Share one or multiple posts as a newsletter. With Wix Email Marketing, you can select your favorite template and add images and text to highlight your recent posts.
Understand Your Audience with Blog Analytics
See how many people visit your site, who reads various blog posts and the amount of shares each post gets. Then, use this data to optimize your blog and to tailor posts to match what your readers are looking for.