7 Best Ways to Add a Blog to Your Carrd Website

So you are thinking about blog on Carrd. As you may know Carrd is not a true blogging platform – there are good reasons to start blogging using Carrd.co. You can either run a blog on Carrd itself or use another blogging tool and integrate it with your Carrd site. We’ll explain why and how.

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Why would you run a blog on Carrd?

There are a couple of good reasons to run a blog on Carrd – even though Carrd is not really a blogging platform.

  • Super quick site setup – you can be blogging in 15 min from now
  • It is free or very cheap way to run your blog, Carrd pricing starts at $9 a year
  • You can optionally use external tools to update content
  • No worries hosting blog software yourself

How to run a blog on Carrd?

These are the options you have to run your blog on Carrd. We’ll explain all of them in detail below.

1 – Blog template for Carrd

The easiest way is to use a Carrd blog template. You can choose to publish your site on a Carrd subdomain like myblog.carrd.co to benefit from Carrd’s SEO rank. Your blog will be indexed by search engines soon even though you are just starting out.

Who is this for?

  • You’re new to blogging
  • You want to try blogging and see if it is fun and you can make it a routine
  • The blog does not need to be integrated in an existing website
  • You do not have a website with a lot of traffic yet

How to


  • Perfect for getting started
  • Start writing in under 20 minutes from now
  • Benefit from Carrd’s SEO, search engines will pick up your blog content quickly
  • Find out if blogging is for you with minimal setup cost

2 – Blog as a section on your Carrd page

The second easiest is to add a blog section to your existing Carrd.co site. This will create a sub page so visitors can view your landing page and blog independently. Suitable for a small number of articles.

Who is this for?

  • You already have a Carrd site with some content
  • You are new to blogging and want to try it out
  • You want to add a blog to your existing website
  • You are not ready to learn a new tool
  • You do not want to spend money on a new tool

How to

  • Open your site in carrd.co editor
  • Define #header and #footer using control elements
  • Create a section named #blog
  • Add a link to #blog in your site navigation
  • Boom – you have created a sub page for your blog
  • You can learn more about sections in Carrd in our Carrd Video Tutorial


  • Really quick to set up
  • Easy to maintain, your blog content is in the same editor

3 – Carrd website and Blogstatic blog in a subfolder

Blogstatic is a blogging tool that you can integrate into your Carrd website. It allows you to setup your blog in a subfolder just like Feather does (see below). So if you have your Carrd website on yoursite.com your blog can be at yoursite.com/blog . Blogstatic is a full featured blog editor and comes at surprisingly low cost.

Who is this for?

  • You want your main website in Carrd for easy maintenance
  • You will be blogging a lot and want a professional blog
  • Website and blog should be on the same domain for SEO
  • Your blog should appear as a subfolder of your domain like yoursite.com/blog


  • Sign up for Blogstatic (see their pricing)
  • Connect the newly created blog to your domain or subfolder
  • Link to the blog in your Carrd site’s navigation
  • Start blogging


  • Blogstatic is super affordable at $19 per year at the time of writing. However prices will change (increase, that is) soon. You will then need the Expert plan for the subfolder option.
  • You’ll get a full featured blogging tool with templates, social sharing previews, analytics integration, backups, custom fonts, great SEO, subscriber newsletter, and more. See features
  • Blog can be in a subfolder which is great for SEO

4 – Carrd website and blog in subfolder with Notion and Feather

Feather is blog platform that runs on top of Notion. It also allows you to set up your blog in a subfolder. E.g. your Carrd website on yoursite.com and your blog at yoursite.com/blog

Who is this for?

  • Your main website should be in Carrd for easy maintenance
  • You want a professional blog
  • You are pretty sure you will blog a lot
  • Website and blog should be on the same domain (for aesthetics and SEO)
  • You like writing and organizing content in Notion


  • Sign up for feather.so (at $15 per month)
  • Connect your feather account to something like yoursite.com/blog
  • Example: Anthony Castrio’s website and blog – castrio.me and castrio.me/blog


  • Easily manage a large numbers of posts
  • Write in your favorite tool, Notion
  • Keep website and blog on the same domain
  • Bhanu, the maker of Feather, is super responsive and a nice fellow indie hacker

5 – Carrd website and blog on subdomain

You can use basically any blogging platform out there and run your blog on a subdomain of your main domain with your Carrd site. This also works with two separate Carrd sites.

Who is this for?

  • Your main website should be in Carrd for easy maintenance
  • You want a full featured blog
  • It is ok for you to have blog and website on different subdomains like yoursite.com and blog.yoursite.com


  • Check out the different blog platforms (for example with kinsta’s comparison of 15 blogging tools)
  • Open an account at one of the platforms and create your blog
  • Configure the blog to run on a subdomain
  • Add links to the main site navigation so it links to the blog
  • Add links to the blog navigation so it links to the main site


  • Pro: Free choice of blogging tool
  • Pro: Full flexibility
  • Pro: Also works with two Carrd pages
  • Con: Might cost you extra
  • Con: Blog and site are maintained in different places and tools

6 – Carrd integration for an external blog

There are a couple of blog systems that allow you to embed your blog in a Carrd landing page. This is typically not a very good option but it works okayish. There are many platforms available, options include Quickblog and DropInBlog Note we have not reviewed these.

Who is this for

  • You are not sure you wan to use Carrd (find out here)
  • You know you will be blogging a lot and need a specialised blog tool
  • You want your blog to live in Carrd so you can run on a carrd.co subdomain like myblog.carrd.co for good initial SEO


  • Compare blogging services and find a suitable one
  • Signup for one of them
  • Embed the blog according to their integration guide, this usually means copying some code into an ‘Embed’ element in Carrd’s editor
  • Example for DropInBlog: https://dropinblog.carrd.co/
  • ⚠️ Sometimes the blog and content of your Carrd site can clash. Make sure to try before you buy.


  • Pro: easily embed an external blog
  • Pro: many tools available
  • Con: Since everything in Carrd lives on a single page, there is no good separation between blog and rest of the website

7 – When not to use Carrd

At some point your content empire might outgrow Carrd and what Carrd is designed for. This happens when you have a large number of pages with a lot of content. Many platforms you may have researched as blogging systems also allow you to build full featured complex websites. With these you can have your website and blog in the same same editor, either on the same site or in a subfolder or on a subdomain.

Who is this for?

  • You have started small and outgrown what you can do with Carrd and blogging
  • You are sure you need to build a complex site with many pages and subpages
  • There will be many links between the blog and the rest of your site
  • Your navigation needs to be the same for blog and website and is rather complex


  • Check out a comparison of platforms
  • Decide for a platform
  • Get a (usually paid) plan and start setting up your content empire


  • Pro: full flexibility
  • Pro: self hosted options available
  • Con: setting up and configuring a complex site takes way longer
  • Con: Many options make it harder to start small
  • Con: usually more expensive than Carrd

Wrap Up

There are so many ways to connect your blog to your Carrd website. We hope we gave you a good overview. We won’t even try to select a winner here, what is best for you depends on your needs. But you should now be able to setup your blog – depending on how you want to run your blog and how important Carrd is for you.

If you still have questions, drop us an email at or DM us on Twitter. We’ll be happy to help.

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