Yes, Devblog is free and always will be for solo developers. We plan to charge for premium features while keeping most of the important features open. Something similar to Github's pricing.
Devblog will be free for solo developers always. However, we plan to monetize by introducing team plans, PRO features, and so on.
Sure. But be sure to exclude your posts from Hashnode. You can do so by selecting a checkbox while publishing the blog posts. This is necessary because the Hashnode community comprises software developers, and your posts might get delisted if they aren’t related to programming.
Yes, you can do so by visiting the “Domain” tab of your blog dashboard.
It’s pretty straightforward. Please refer to this guide for in-depth explanation: https://hashnode.com/post/how-to-set-up-a-custom-domain-on-devblog-cjvoymax9001u8xs1i9f3077e
Yes, we issue LetsEncrypt certs, which auto-renews every three months.
We follow all the best practices that helps in achieving a better SEO score. We are also using an in-house CDN to serve your content from the closest data center.
You can export your content in JSON format anytime. You can also set up automatic backups to your private GitHub repo for free. Check out "Backups" and "Export" tabs in your Dashboard.
Hence, you get visibility on Hashnode from Day One.
We have not decided on the final list of PRO features. However, you can refer to this thread, where we have shared our initial thoughts.
We have not decided on the final pricing of Devblog Pro. However, you can refer to this thread, where we have shared our initial thoughts.
Devblog lets you customize the look and feel of your blog. You can change the background color of your blog's header and add a new custom logo from the Dashboard.