Difference between blog and website

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Difference between blog and website

The basic difference between a blog and a website is theoretically the difference in how data is being presented – the format. Apart from that, in practicality there is a fine line between a blog and a website, not much to ponder about however. Many people have websites (for their businesses as well as for personal use) and many people have blogs. The issue is whether people truly understand the difference between a website and a blog. They certainly are not the same thing. There is some key differences between them.

Blog:

A blog is basically a web log that a blogger makes use for chronological listing of blog posts. A blog can be easily started with services like WordPress, Blogger, etc .Anything on the internet presented in HTML/CSS or Java/JavaScript/Python/PHP, etc. comprises of a website. Blog can be a part of a website. Blog post provide information to the users. Blogs were usually the work of a single individual. There people can share their opinions to publish new information’s about selected topic regularly. Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order. A blog has the most recent content shown first followed by the previously updated content. A blog thrives on new content and more updated it is, the more attention it will get. That doesn’t mean tons of scraps will equal gold mine. Quality and regularly updated content are examples of a good blog.

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 and sub-categories. Really Simple Syndication feeds for posts and/or comments for feed-readers.

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Website:

A website may be complimented with a blog, but the home page would be more for browsing other pages.  A website in return can be anything. Anything on the internet presented in HTML/CSS or Java/JavaScript/Python/PHP, etc. It is provide full information of which type of services or product and business. It is identified with domain name. Website is an adjustment of some web files. It can be accessed by visiting the home page using a browser. A website is the perfect forum to self-promote and advertise. Every site in the world is a website. Website is the perfect forum to self-promote and advertise.

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.

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