Types of Blogs

There are many different types of blogs on WordPress.com, and they span over 100 languages. You can browse our tags to get a sense of the topics covered by WordPress.com bloggers, or take a look at these examples of popular blog categories:

  • Personal: This is the broadest category and includes blogs about personal topics like politics, music, family, travel, health, you name it.
  • Business: Professionals ranging from realtors to lawyers and stock brokers are using WordPress to share their expertise, and companies have discovered the power of blogs to personally engage with their customers.
  • Schools: WordPress is a great way for teachers and students to collaborate on classroom projects.
  • Non-profits: Foundations, charities, and human rights groups find our blogs to be great tools to raise awareness and money for their causes.
  • Politics: Members of parliament, political parties, government agencies, and activists using our blogs to connect with their constituencies.
  • Military: Members of the military blog to report what they see happening in various parts of the world and to stay in touch with their families.
  • Private: Some people make their blogs private to share photos and information within families, companies, or schools.
  • Sports: We’ve got teams, athletes, and fans using blogs to express and share their passion for various sports.
  • How-to, tips and reviews: There are lots of blogs that share tips and reviews about cooking, games, music, books, movies, and so on.