Internet now has become an essential part of our daily life, so more and more people are wishing to set up a personal blog online as their public representation. To help you build and manage a successful blog coming with great popularity, we have already come out a series of tutorials concerning about blog writing and website design. In the following, we’d like to give you some case studies with the real popular blog sites.
Note that in our example list, all the blogs are built using the award-winning CMS of Drupal. However, if you are managing a blog site with some other publishing tools, you can still check the best Drupal blog sites to refer to the content creation, layout, and blog appearance.
What Larks, Pip
This is a typical person blog owned by an English girl. As the blogger is a housewife who has no job and simply takes care of her two children and husband, almost all the blog posts published are concerning about her daily life.
The whole site is pretty simple coming with a white background. The colors used for the navigation button and logo are also light and fresh, reflecting the young mind of the blogger. In addition, she makes use of the sidebar that is located at every page of this blog site to showcase her personal profile and the Instagram account.
Besides, this blogger rarely comes out the textual content, but makes the images as the core component of this blog.
The blog owner is a mobile app developer, so this blog site can be regarded as a problem-solving platform mainly for mobile applications. As the site is technology related, so the blogger simply makes use of some simple colors to make it as professional as possible.
In the homepage, the blogger showcases some self-made images coming with the textual introduction about the service offered by this blog site. In the bottom of each image, there is a service link attached, with which people can go for their targets directly.
Home Spun Magic
This blogger site is mainly about cooking and the personal life of the blogger. Each post comes with a huge image and a few lines of descriptive words. To be honest, we personally don’t recommend you utilize the background image as this blog site, for this kind of image is too complicated so as to distract people’s attention. Also, the background is also not elegant and eye-appealing.
One of the greatest features of this blog is the special design of the homepage. People can read all the posts from the homepage simply by scrolling down the mouse.
The blogger of this site is a Drupal enthusiast offering online services for web design and development. The overall website design is simple and clean, along with an informative homepage and a standard navigation bar, helping people reach their targets with ease.
In addition, the blogger puts four featured posts in the homepage coming with the thumbnail images. Below that section, people can see the titles and publish dates of the recent posts, as well the Twitter account of the blogger.
Buy the Tree You See
This is blog site is mainly concerning about tree purchasing, so the main color of this website is green. The homepage features a video player showing the trees people may purchase in the real world. In the right hand of the video, there is a special section for tree nursery.
In the top of this site, people can find a horizontal navigation bar. And in the left hand, there is also another bar available that is placed vertically. Each bar has its own function for people better learn this blog.
Cooks and Bakes
This is a desert blog site showcasing some delicious cooks and bakes. In the homepage, there is a large area available for image showcasing. Every image is about the desert coming with a high definition. In addition, the blogger also makes some textual contents floating above the images to showcase the latest advanced posts.
In the central place of the homepage, there are also some featured images that are displayed in a row for some cakes or backs.