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What's better, Wordpress, any other CMS or making a custom CMS as you can make one to start your own blog.

msamgan profile image Mohammed Samgan Khan ・1 min read

I guess you all understood the question...

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Antonio Radovcic

If you want to start writing, write articles.

Register on worpdress.com, here, WIX, etc. just don't waste any time on technical details, themes etc. before you haven't established the habit of regularly writing and publishing.

Or else you'll spend days on setup and yak-shaving, while not knowing if it's a thing you really want to do.

Once you have your first 20, 50, 100 articles and readers, you'll have enough content to help you shape the workflow and design of your custom tailored site.

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Mohammed Samgan Khan Author

I have a blog currently. codebysamgan. but I am still in the confusion that should I switch to custom or continue on this only.

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𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐞 𝐝𝐞 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐝

Depends on your needs. Do you need a super intuitive interface with lots of readily-available themes/modules? Or are you well-established and looking for a more bespoke solution?

Your own blog took a while to load for me. So you may want to consider a static blog generator like Gatsby if you can't afford better hosting.

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Mohammed Samgan Khan Author

thanks for the response.

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Khoa Che • Edited

If one just starts writing today, then concentrate on writing. For this, I highly recommend write.as . It's just for writing without any distracting feature. It uses markdown - the universal format of our community.

Later when one already has a bunch of contents, he can consider publishing them. There're many options to publish markdown:

  • ghost - the famous one.
  • static page generators - hosted on GitHub Pages, GitLab Pages, Netlify.
  • Hashnode's devblog - it's new but look promising.
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Mohammed Samgan Khan Author

thanks for your input. I also saw the hasnode's devblog. It's good.

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Lauriano Elmiro Duarte

Depends on your need, what is your purpose? what is your goal? do you have urgency?