Every blogger wants to be successful in the field of blogging. They want to be famous on the internet. But before being successful in any field you should know the history of that field.
WordPress, Blogspot, Wix, etc. are the present and the future of blogging. But have you ever thought How blogging became popular? Or Which were the oldest blogs?
So, In this post, I am going to share some oldest blogs which changed the way of blogging. These blogs were the very popular in ninety’s. They were the king of all the blogs because of their authority.
Oldest Blogs in the World
The ear of blogging was started in the year 1994 by the launch if this blog. It is recognised that Links.net was the first blog which was made by Justin Hall. All the people at that time were surprised to see this blog. People thought that it like magic. Links.net was the most famous blog at that time.
Justin Hall started Links.net while he was a student at Swarthmore in 1994. He made this blog for just fun, and till now this blog has 79.9K backlinks. This blog is coded with HTML Language. After seeing this blog, many programmers also thought to make a blog like Links.
The Daily Illuminator
Steve Jackson made daily Illuminator in the year 1994. It was the first blog which was in the proper format like it had a contact page, about us, social profiles, etc.
It is a gaming blog from which you can get information about games and gaming. There is also an online store in this blog from which you can buy games made by Steve Jackson.
It was the most advanced blog at that time with decent graphics. This blog is currently active, and when you visit it, you will be amazed. This blog looks like that it was made only a few years ago.
The era of blogging with the use of graphics was started from this blog. Every blogger started to use graphics in their blogs by seeing this blog.
Space Jam blog contributed a lot in the field of blogging. It was made by Warner Bros. He used high graphics in his blog SpaceJam. You can visit it and see how beautiful it is.
Warner Bros also used some animations on his blog like a spinning ball. The use of animations in blogs started this blog. It was the first blog to use animations.
It was also the first all in one blog which used almost all the niches like games, space, movies, etc. You can play games, watch or download trailers of space movies.
One important thing, that the use of linking an image with a href HTML code was also started from this blog. This blog contributed a lot in the designing field of blogging.
It became one of the famous blog on the Internet in ninety’s with 87.6K backlinks. It was truly a blog which changed the way of blogging.
MLM Watch Dog
MLM Watchdog Blog was launched in the year 1997. This was one of the first blogs to provide free and paid newsletter service to its users. It was made by Rod Cook. Rod Cook earned money by providing the paid subscription service to it users.
MLM Watch Dog updated it’s users by writing the post about Myth’s and Lies, World News and much more.
Arngren was one of the first e-commerce sites in the world. This huge Norwegian gadget sales site is surely the craziest of all.
You would think that this post is not about the contribution of oldest e-commerce sites in the new type of e-commerce site. But you will be amazed to know that this E-Commerce site contributed a lot in the blogging.
Let’s check the history of Arngren. When this site was launched the world of internet was amazed to see and believe it. After a few months of the launch of this site, people began to make blogs and post the product reviews, lowest product price, etc. on their blog.
In this way more and more people began to do blogging, and soon blogging became a source to earn for bloggers.
Links and Anchors
It is known that Links and Anchors was one of the first web pages on the internet. It was not the web page it was the website. It was made in 1992 by the Tim Berners-Lee who was the inventor of the internet. This website was launched on the Cern’s Servers.
He also explained What is WORLD WIDE WEB? on his site. These group of web pages (site) changed the world. Tim Berners-Lee contributed a lot in the field of blogging by making this site.
When people saw this site, they also started to learn and make the same type of blogs and websites. And, by the passage of time people tried to make a new type of websites and finally some of the people made blogs.
Above blogs and sites are the history of blogging which changed the way of blogging. Not only these blogs but much more blogs contributed in the blogging.
The modern blogging which you see now is because of these old blogs. These blogs are priceless. At last, I would like to say that Old is Gold.
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