Magento 2 Blog is the best marketing tool you can ever get for free. Managing a blog on your Magento 2 website helps you to not only generate more traffic and improve SEO, but create a community people would want to come back to.

Magento is becoming one of the top eCommerce platforms. This, consequently, leads to an increase in the number of stores based on Magento 2 and correspondingly the number of Magento 2 extension provider companies.

Since Magento 2 Blog is one of the most primary extensions every store should have there are plenty of them on the market. Such a great competition makes it hard to find the best modules for your store from the variety of appearing blog extensions.

In order to choose the best Magento 2 Blog extension, everyone finds their own reasons and looks for some particular features and options they want their blog to have. However, the main things people usually pay attention to are other customers' reviews, the number of installs, and the price obviously.

So in this article, we've gathered the best, most popular Magento 2 Blog extensions based on the data from Packagist.org and Github.com, the biggest PHP modules repositories as well as customer reviews and price.

Here are the Top 5 Best Magento 2 Blog Extensions for Magento 2

1. Blog Extension by Magefan

Magefan Blog Extension

This is our module which we are proud of and happy to name the best Magento 2 bIog extension based on the following statistics and the number of happy users. It was installed over 230 000 times during Q1 2016 - Q1 2020. It already has 208 stars, 20 watchers and 106 forks on GitHub.
Magefan Blog Installation Statistics

Going through the list of features and trying it on the live demo you will found yourself wondering why our Magento blog extension is free? It's just because we are pleased to know that our Magento 2 Blog module is trusted by the community. So we continue to add more new features to the Magefan Blog Extension to help our customer reach their goals.

 Price: FREE Magento 2 Blog Base and Paid Magento 2 Blog Plus and Blog Extra Editions

 Rating: 5 stars, 200 reviews

 Compatibility: Magento CE, EE, B2B 2.2.x, 2.3.x

 Guarantees: 30 Days Money Back, Free Lifetime Updates, 90 Days Fee Support

2. Mageplaza Blog Extension

Mageplaza Blog Extension

This module was installed over 94 400 times during Q3 2016 - Q1 2020. It has 91 stars, 13 watchers and 87 forks on GitHub.

Mageplaza Blog Installation Statistics

 Price: FREE

 Rating: 4.9 stars, 110 reviews

 Compatibility: Magento CE, EE 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x

 Guarantees: 60 Days Money Back, Free Lifetime Updates, 365 Days Free Support

At it was said, reviews usually are if not first then second thing people would like to have a look at choosing the best extension. Obviously, if those reviews are honest feedback about the product then more people would want to buy it.

That is why reviews are so important. Unfortunately, there are merchants who turn to some dishonest ways to get those reviews and we believe you should know more about the Mageplaza Blog reviews.

Those are all Magento 2 Blog extensions we can provide the statistics for since they are free and consequently are listed on the biggest PHP modules repositories. The rest of the Magento 2 blog extensions on this list are paid varying in price and reviews correspondingly.

3. Mirasvit Blog MX

Mirasvit Blog Extension

 Price: $149

 Rating: 5 stars, 6 reviews

 Compatibility: Magento CE, EE 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x

 Guarantees: 30 Days Money Back, Free Lifetime Updates, 90 Days Free Support

4. Aheadworks Blog for Magento 2

Aheadworks Blog Extension

 Price: 329$

 Rating: 5 stars, 19 reviews

 Compatibility: Magento CE, EE 2.3.x

 Guarantees: 45 Days Money Back, Free Lifetime Updates, 90 Days Free Support, Free Installation

5. Amasty Blog Pro for Magento 2

Amasty Pro Blog Extension

 Price: 349$

 Rating: 4.7 stars, 15 reviews

 Compatibility: Magento CE, EE 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x

 Guarantees: 90 Days Money Back, Free Lifetime Updates, 90 Days Free Support

In order for you to choose the best blog extension for your Magento 2 store, you have to take into consideration not only the outside information. You should check on the "insides", features and functional the blog extension offers you.

That is why we have prepared a list of features for you to compare.

Blog Extensions Feature Comparison List

General

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Responsive Design Yes
Magento EE Page Builder Support
Blog GraphQL Endpoints
GDPR Compliant
Multi-Language
Multi-Websites
Multi-Blog Categories
Multi-Blog Tags
Blog Search

SEO

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty

Meta Title, Meta Description,

Meta Keywords

SEO-friendly Permalink URLs No
XML Sitemap
Post Schema Rich Snippets
Post Open Graph Tags
Blog Breadcrumbs

Blog Post

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Scheduled Publications (by Date)
Featured Image & ALT tag Yes and No
Media Gallery & Video

Comments (Facebook, Disqus, Google+, Built-in comments)

New Comment Admin Notifications
Allow Guests To Submit a Comment
Comment Form reCaptcha
People Who Read This Article Also Read
Related Products
Related Blog Posts On A Product Page
Post Author
Post Tags
Post Views
Previous / Next Post Links
Social Share Buttons
Unpublished Post Preview
Post Duplication
Design Configurations

Blog Category

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Multi-level Categories
Display Posts By Publish Date Or Position
Display Modes (Posts, Post Links, Subcategories Links)
Category Description
Category Duplication
Design Configurations

Blog Author

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Assign Author To A Blog Post

Widgets

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Recent Posts Widget
Featured Posts Widget
Popular Posts Widget

Blog Home Page

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Display Modes (Recent Posts, Featured Posts)
Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Blog Search Form
Categories Tree
Recent Posts
Featured Posts
Archive List
Tag Cloud+ Animated Tags Cloud
RSS Feed Link
Custom HTML (CMS) Blocks

Post List

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Posts by Category
Posts by Author
Posts by Tag
Posts by Month (Archive)
Auto Load More Posts (Infinite Scroll / Lazy Load)

Blog Import

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Blog Import

Other

Features Magefan Mageplaza Mirasvit aheadworks Amasty
Compatible with Alternate Hreflang
Better WYSIWYG TinyMCE 4 Editor In Admin Panel
RSS Feed
REST API
GraphQL API
Installation Via Composer
Compatible With Third-Party Magento Themes
100% Open Code

Conclusion:

Magento 2 Blog extension, as it was already said is one of the most primary and necessary extensions for your Magento 2 store.

It helps you to drive more traffic to your store, improve website SEO in general, promote your store and products in your blog posts, establish a relationship with your customers, share your blog in social media, etc.

There are plenty of Magento 2 Blog features which you can definitely find use to in order to make things better in your store.