10 Blogspot limitation, You Should Know Before Creating Blog
A word "Blogspot" is very popular in these days to make a free website. It is a free CMS(content management system) platform where you can make your website without paying. With Blogspot, you can keep full control over your site and can get access to it anything.
Every free thing has advantages as well as disadvantages. If you are going to start a blog on blogger, then you should know Blogspot limitations. One thing, I like about blogger is its 100% Uptime and unlimited bandwidth. So, your website will be alway up against competitors websites.
Some of the Blogspot limitations can cause you a lot. So, in this Blogspot limitation article, I have explained everything that you should know about Blogger.
Summary of 10 Blospot Limitations
1. Number of Blogs on one Account
Blogspot allow users to create at least 100 blogs on one Google account. Which is enough for anyone. If you create 100 or more blogs on one account, Google system will disable your account and also disable access to your blogs. In short, you will lose all controls on your account and blog.
2. Number of Posts
There is no limit in publishing posts on your blog. You can write unlimited words in the post with image or video that can be host by Google drive or on Youtube. All posts are available on Blog post list, and you can also customize or modify your posts after publishing it. All posts are saved on blog account, and post manager allows you to draft or delete post anytime.
3. Image Storage Limit
Blogspot provide 1GB image storage. But if you make Google drive or plus account then it will gives you extra space to store at least 15GB of images, files, and documents. All the images are stored on Google drive, and you can modify or remove images from it.
4. Image Size Limit
You can upload images with size under 1GB on your blog or in Google drive. All the images, you upload, are stored in Picasa owned by Google. If you have deleted any image from the blog, it will be available in Picasa. You can access Picasa from Google drive. If you want to remove images permanently then you can do it from Google Picasa account.
5. PHP and Mysql Spot
PHP is very powerful and useful web language that is used to add functions to the website. But Blogger does not support PHP language. But you can use PHP by hosting it on any web hosting service. Mysql is also not available in blogspot blog.
6. Number of Labels
Adding a label to post is very important. It is used to organize and separate posts according to its category. You can set 5000 labels on one Blogspot blog. Which is enough - Unbeatable.
7. Favicon Size
Blogger also allows adding favicon image to you blog. But you can only add squared image with the dimension of 16x16. So, if you want to add favicon image, then you must resize it. The maximum size for favicon must be under 100 KB, the image with a larger size than 100 KB is not allow.
8. Size of pages
Individual pages (the main page of a blog or archive pages) are limited to 1 MB.
9. Permalink Structure
The biggest problem that I don't like in Blogspot is its permalink option. The blog has only one type of permalink structure which is [Website]/[Date]/[Post].
For example, if you have published a post on 5 May 2016 then its permalink will be like this (https://bloggingvision.blogspot.com/2016/05/25-handpicked-sylish-blockquote-css-for.html).
You can change permalink date anything if you want from "Published On" option in the post editor. But if you modify the date, then it will modify the permalink which will affect losing page rank and origonal traffic of post. If you want to use this feature, then I recommend using redirection function to transfer your post traffic to new post URL.
Related to this Article: How to Redirect Visitors from a Blogspot post to Another
10. Blog Team Members
Blogspot allow 100 team members in one Blogger blog. You can add members anytime and also can promote than if you are an admin.
If you are a newbie and want to start a new website without spending money on self-hosting, then I strongly recommend using Blogspot. I also start my first website on Blogspot blog and suggest to do the same. But one thing you should know is that Google can remove your blog in case of violation of terms and policy.
Google can also delete your blog if you do spam or copy other website's contents. I recommend registering a custom domain so, in case, if Google removes your blog, then you can create a new blog with a custom domain and can import your posts again.
So, be sure to make a backup of your website posts because Google bots do not tolerate sites with duplicate contents. However, now you can request to unblock your blog if Google bots have removed it.
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