How to Start a Blog for Free

Follow these 6 steps to learn how to create your own blog:

  1. Pick a blog name.
    Emphasize what your blog posts will be about with a creative name.   

  2. Choose your blog template.
    Customize the design of your blog to match your style. 

  3. Start writing posts.
    Use your unique tone and voice to share your expertise.

  4. Connect your domain.
    Get online with a domain name that makes it easy for people to find you. 

  5. Publish posts and go live.
    Launch your blog with posts you’re passionate about.

  6. Share your posts.
    Engage with followers by sharing blog posts and replying to comments.

Create a Blog Worth Sharing

Bring your ideas to life by writing and managing your blog whenever inspiration strikes, on your desktop or on the go.

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 powerful SEO features for each post. Optimize your blog even further with a personalized SEO plan to increase your visibility on search engines like Google.

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.

Embed HTML

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.

Search Capabilities

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

Manage your blog on the go with the Wix mobile app. Write fresh content and edit your blog posts, view comments and easily share your posts—from anywhere you like.

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.

Grow Your Blog into a Brand 

Get professional tools to create a memorable online presence and gain your readers’ trust. 

Home decor website with blog name ideas.

Blog Name Generator

Use the free blog name generator to find a unique blog name made just for you.

Examples of different beautiful Wix blog templates.

Free Blog Templates

Start with a beautiful template and customize the design of your blog any way you want.

Custom blog domain name for home decor website.

Custom Domain Name

Choose a domain name that makes it easy for readers to find your blog.

Home decor blog with free web hosting.

Free Web Hosting

Get secure and reliable web hosting when you publish your blog on Wix.

Brand logo with design suggestions and Soap & Marble blog name.

Professional Logo Maker

Design your own logo for your blog and social media profiles.

Custom blog email address examples.

Custom Email Address

Build credibility with an email address using your domain name.

Promote Your Blog

Draw more readers in with a set of professional marketing tools.

Share Your Content on

Social Media

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

Through Emails

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.

Know Your Audience with Google Analytics

Discover how many people are visiting your blog, how long they spend on each post, what they’re clicking on, who’s linking to your blog and how they find you online. Use this data to optimize your blog and tailor posts to match what your readers are looking for.

Create Your Own Blog Today

Whether you're a foodie, fashionista, a budding entrepreneur or world traveler, choose a designer-made template to start blogging today.