At the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin Texas, the Google Blogger team showed a sneak preview of some of the latest feature coming to Google’s blog platform this 2011.
2010 was a big year for Blogger. We cemented ourselves as one of the largest blogging platforms and the sixth largest website in the world, according to Alexa. Blogger users published more than half a billion blog posts, which were read by more than 400 million active readers across the globe. We introduced template designer, real-time stats, comments spam filtering, mobile templates, web fonts, and more. And to top it all off, we were dubbed the most reliable blogging service around. – Chang Kim, Blogger Product Manager
These are some of the new and exciting features you should expect in the coming months of 2011:
Next Generation User Interface based on Google Web Toolkit
A new post editor – sleeker look
New Dashboard UI – a lot more personal and user friendly
New blog content discovery feature