A single site for the content you create

Known is a simple, social publishing platform for your blog or website. Create your site today. It's free!

Easy, beautiful publishing

You might call it a blogging platform. We say it's the best way to publish photos, notes, stories, songs, and more. Known is easy to use, works on any device, and it’s open source.

Connected services

Find your audience. Known integrates with a number of social networks. When you publish on your site, you can choose to syndicate your content to a variety of sites. Just connect your favorite services to get started.

Features at a glance


Easily post to your site, save links, and respond to comments from any page on the web


Use hashtags with any content to categorize and organize what you publish

Responsive Layout

View, edit, and post to your site from any device

Unified Comments

View comments in one place, whether the discussion takes place on your website, on Twitter, or on Facebook

Email Notifications

Get updated whenever someone responds to a post


Get your latest updates via RSS, XML, JSON, or KML


Invite other contributors and create a multi-user site

HTML & Rich Text Editor

Handcraft your posts in HTML or save time with the WYSIWYG

Custom URL

Premium feature

Bring your own URL and really own your site with a custom domain

Static Pages

Premium feature

Round out your site with static content like an about page or a contact page


Premium feature

Keep your site private and create a space for your personal thoughts or a private group discussion

Custom JavaScript & CSS

Premium feature

Change your site's look and add your own analytics with JavaScript and CSS editors

Any device, any place

You already spend enough time in front of a computer, and inspiration can strike anywhere. Known is fully responsive and works on whatever device you’ve got in your hand. Whether you’re sharing a sunset picture from the beach or blogging from the road, real-time publishing is real.

Known in the news

Known in Wired

"more easily organize all your digital info in one place"

Known in GigaOM

"designed to give everyone a fully open publishing platform"

Known on This Week in Google

"This is really how the web should be."

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