Keeping your blog effective and easy to navigate is easier than you think. But, if you don’t know exactly what to include you could find yourself blogging with no one visiting. Here is a quick list of 12 Must Have Blog Elements, put together in a handy-dandy infographic, just for you.

Must Have Blog Elements Infographic

12 Must Have Blog Elements

  1. Logo
  2. Easy to use navigation
  3. Social Links
  4. Search Box
  5. Uncluttered Sidebar That Includes:
    • About Me / The Blog Section
    • Email Me / Contact Area
    • Email Subscription and/or
    • Follow Me Subscription
    • Featured Posts and/or
    • Latest Posts and/or
    • Tags to Promote Posts
  6. Easy to Read Text / Headers
  7. Properly utilized typography with contrast between the text and the blog background
  8. Related Posts
  9. Share This Post Widget
  10. Commenting System without Captcha
  11. Unclutter Footer Area with non-priority info
  12. Behind the Scenes Tools – Security, SEO & Analytics