An engine is a program that runs on the blogger’s website. It provides the writing tools to the author, shows the posts to the readers and lets them write comments.
Medium.com is simpler, but they can shut down and take all your posts offline. With an engine, the blog runs on your own website and you have access to the files and the database.
The design is very text-focused. The line heights, spacings, margins and heading sizes are meticulously adjusted.
The mood of the text remains neutral: the layout will work well for a travel report, a scientific paper or a love story.
Author in power Enable comments only when they add value. Or only in fresh posts. Highlight the best and remove the worst in one click. Changed your mind? There’s Undo.
ConnectedReaders can subscribe to any discussion by email or RSS. When you reply to a comment, its author gets an email notification in any case.
Aegea helps professionals talk about their business: show the work, publish lessons and tutorials. Authors connect the posts with tags, make tables of contents of important topics, set arbitrary URLs for the posts.
Organise or reorganise your posts at any time. If you change URLs, the old ones get redirects automatically. When the posts are not organised well, the full-text search will help.
To install Aegea, you must have your own website with a database. You will need to be able to upload the scripts to the server. You can ask a friend.
You need to do this only once. Then, no special knowledge is needed to manage your blog: everything is done right in the browser.