How to create a blog and start blogging for free in Kenya

Blogging in the most straightforward terms conceivable is the composition of a diary that is put away on the web; a journal where you can communicate anything you desire and post online secretly or for the world to see. A blog basically comprises of posts, which contain the articles you compose (in addition to components, for example, pictures) and pages, which are utilized to show various areas of your blog.

With that in context, how about we quickly jump into the means to follow on the off chance that you are totally new to blogging and wish to set up a free blog for the sake of entertainment and with no hustle.

  1. Select your foundation

Three significant stages offer the most for bloggers and are truly allowed to begin blogging. Every ha its own upsides and downsides which you ought to consider while picking the stage to utilize

a) WordPress

The most well known stage for bloggers in Kenya and around the globe and considered a definitive blogging stage. It’s best for individuals who need to possess their online space from the earliest starting point and tweak their webpage appearance with no coding.

Points of interest

A large number of topics accessible for nothing. A subject is a layout that characterizes how your site resembles.

Your blog is autonomous and claimed generally by you.

It has an exceptionally simple to utilize interface, which requires little practice to get a handle on


Expects you to move up to a superior space and facilitating administrations so as to introduce remotely gained subjects, plugins(which include usefulness) and show your own promotions.

You need to elevate your blog to procure perusers

b) Blogger

Claimed by Google and has an impressive portion of bloggers yet not well known among Kenyan bloggers. Best for individuals who simply need to compose and share their thoughts without possession concerns.

Focal points

A great many subjects/formats to look over

Totally free and simple to utilize

Security and support is dealt with by Google

You can make a couple of bucks with great traffic


Your substance is claimed by Google and along these lines all your work can be eradicated in a second

Limited customization

Moving up to an excellent blog will be testing

You need to elevate yourself to win perusers

c) Medium

A somewhat new blogging stage and system. It’s not well known in Kenya but rather has a generous offer in the USA. It’s intended for individuals who simply need to share their thoughts and tap into a current system of perusers (60 million month to month one of a kind guests) without worry on owning their substance.

Focal points

Simple to utilize and natural interface

An enormous crowd you can take advantage of from the beginning

Medium subjects accessible for determination

For more favorable circumstances of utilizing Medium as your blogging stage, look at, 10 Outstanding Reasons for blogging on Medium


Content isn’t totally possessed by you, changes in strategy can influence you.

You fabricate the Medium brand instead of your image when utilizing their foundation

Constrained customization capacities

Testing to relocate to different stages

By and by of the three decisions, I trust WordPress is the best, and this is Why you should utilize WordPress for your blog. When you have chosen your favored area, head to the stage site and start the enrollment procedure.

Medium versus WordPress versus Blogger

  1. Pick your area name

An area name is your personality; it resembles the ID of the web. For individuals to get to your site, they require your area interface. This present site’s space is Picking your space name requires a decent arrangement of reasoning particularly on the off chance that you need to make something out of your blog. Your area characterizes your image and henceforth it ought to be exceptional and, best case scenario, portray what your blog is about.

Since you are making a free site, your space name will be a freemium area and subsequently will be a subdomain of the particular stage. For example, if your area name is kenyaneats; a free WordPress space will be

  1. Register and dispatch your blog

a) WordPress

Head to A ‘Start Your Website’ catch will be accessible on the dispatch page, click it and adhere to the simple directions gave to dispatch your blog.

Register an Account

Pick the sort of webpage you are building, ideally blog

Type the theme that your blog is about

Pick blog’s name, ought to be extraordinary and very much idea about.

Pick the structure style as gave

Type in the blog name you gave in stage 3. A rundown of area names or addresses will show up, pick the free location gave. Your blog name and space name don’t need to coordinate however it’s prudent they do. In the event that inaccessible, change till you get an accessible name.

Pick Start with a Free Site which is unmistakable over the plans given

Hold up as your site is conveyed. You will be invited with a basic WordPress dashboard. To compose your first post, click the Write button on the top bar. Or maybe, you can follow the proposals gave to completely set up your blog.

Utilizing WordPress dashboard hereafter is very simple particularly for a freemium site because of it’s anything but difficult to explore interface. Be that as it may, in the event that you experience any issues, there is sufficient documentation accessible online a solitary google-search away.

b) Blogger

Head on to Snap the Create Your Blog button obviously showed in the dispatch page and the webpage will find a way to send your blog. When you sign into your Gmail account, the website should guide you to blog dispatch page. In the event that it bombs by diverting you back to the dispatch page (as it accomplishes for me), consider utilizing WordPress or Medium.

c) Medium

Head on to and make a Medium record by tapping the Get Started button at the upper right corner. The site offers you a choice to hint in utilizing your Gmail or Facebook accounts, which naturally make your record. Select at any rate 3 points you are keen on; consider choosing your blog subject if accessible with the goal that you can get blog refreshes from different bloggers expounding on the theme. When you’re in,

Snap your profile picture at the upper right corner.

Look down and choose Publications

Snap new Publication, a structure will be shown.

Type your Blog Name, a short depiction and transfer a picture that will show up as blog’s symbol. The remainder of the structure is discretionary yet you ought to think about filling it. Social connections interface your blog to your Twitter and Facebook record and pages, while the labels help individuals inside the Medium clique to find your blog entries. In conclusion, I question whether you need different authors now, so click on straightaway.

A dashboard where you can modify your landing page (first page of your blog) is shown. Play around with it; transfer a logo in the event that you have one, select how your blog entries will be shown, and so forth. When you’re set, click Create at the base right corner.

Your blog will be conveyed and to post your first article, click on your blog symbol next to your record symbol at the top bar and choose ‘New story’.

Indeed, that is all you needed to do to construct your first blog and launch your blogging venture. Expectation you had a ton of fun.

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