Distraction free blogging platforms

Old blogging platforms can often be cluttered and complicated, featuring a multitude of options and complicated settings that we might never use.

An ever increasing amount of individuals are searching for simple, responsive, minimalist blogging platforms that will help them focus on their writing and offer distraction-free blogging environment.

This post is for those who are finding it hard to find a blogging platform that suits their needs or are just looking for more distraction-free blogging environment.


Ghost is quickly becoming popular minimalist blogging platform and is following in the footsteps of WordPress in that it offers both a downloadable version of the platform to install on your own server or you can use their online hosted solution.

For more information and download: Ghost


Postach.io a new blogging platform which use notes stored in your Evernote for publishing on a blog. Postach.io will help you to blog directly from Evernote note book. This is an excellent blogging platform which can save your precious time.

For more information and download: Postach.io


Developed by Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams,  Medium simplifies blogging by giving you a clean canvas to publish meaningful stories. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world.

It’s used by everyone from professional journalists to amateur cooks. It’s simple, beautiful, collaborative, and it helps you find the right audience for whatever you have to say.

For more information and download: Medium


Svtle is similar in some aspects to Medium in that the platform uses Markdown for formatting content and is very distraction free.

For more information and download: Svblte


Dropplets is a fast and simple solution for creating a pure blogging experience with no database requirements.

Dropplets uses Markdown for the formatting of text and offers a download that you must set up in order to get up and running. Installation is quick and easy with few simple steps to follow.

For more information and download: Dropplets