What Is a Blog? Understanding Its Basic Structure
When you search on Internet you will find a huge number of blogs available online. These blogs are both used personally or as well maintained by companies regularly. The blogs consist of group of posts, comments, categories and tags. The above said structure of the blog is the most conventional one, but you will find this structure in all the blogs which you will visit online. You can start blogging on any of the niches online free of cost, there are many websites which allow you to do so. Like WordPress, Blogger (by Google) etc, you only need to register to their site and can create and customize your blog pages.
Now coming to blogging, in blog you need only have to make post of any of the topics which you like with some additional features like tags and categories which you like post to be posted. Like if you are going to post a post on Samsung Nexus S Android based mobile, then the category will become Mobile and tags will be Samsung, Android, and Samsung Nexus S etc. The selection of these Category and Tags totally depends upon your choice, there is no limit you can use anything. But it is preferred to use category and tags which is related to your post. This will make your post and blog as a whole more Search Engine friendly.
Now the category in any of the blog is the group which contains many of the topics or posts in it. For example a category Mobile in any of the blog may contain topics related to Mobile Phones. Tags are the relevant keywords which your post in a blog contains. These tags are most important as this will make your post as an individual more Search Engine friendly. So never forget to provide tags for your post which you have posted on your blog.
In spite of post, categories and tags there are many other things which you will find on any blog like comments, related post and popular posts etc. Comments for any of the post are anything which the viewer of your post posted online. Through these comments you can make your blog more social amongst your viewers. I hope that this article will make you more familiar to the blogs online. So keep on visiting blogs and reviewing it or if you like to say something online then why not try your hands on Blogging, it's very easy to start.