NextBlog - Next.js Blog Template and Publishing Platform Starter Kit

NextBlog - Next.js Blog Template and  Publishing Platform Starter Kit

Released on: 22/10/2023

Last Updated: 03/04/2024

Built with: Next.js

Version: 1.1.1

Template Descriptions

NextBlog is a creative Next.js blog template designed and engineered for high-end blog sites, blogging solutions, and publishing platforms. It provides a complete blogging solution built on Next.js, removing the need to worry about design, frontend coding, or building functionalities.

Modern Self-Hosted Alternative to Medium or Substack

NextBlog is a sophisticated, faster, optimized and modern alternative to Medium, Substack, and Ghost. It is a cutting-edge solution for bloggers because it makes use of serverless tools and technologies.

Fully-Functional and Everything You Need to Build a Blogging Platform


The template comes with two distinct homepage variations for personal and business blogs, as well as all necessary blog pages, components, and web application pages. These features are not only functional but also adaptable to the needs of the user.

UX-Focused Modern Design

Every element in NextBlog is purposefully designed to enhance the user experience. It adheres to the latest design trends to ensure optimal user satisfaction. With three unique single blog page variations and a robust blog archive page.


Every page in NextBlog has been carefully handcrafted with an eye for detail, making it an effective Next.js blog template. The homepage is intended to provide visitors with an engaging and informative blog experience. It has sections such as a hero area with three blog grids, blog posts categorized with tab/switcher options, grids for top authors, a subscription call-to-action, and a footer with important information and helpful links.

Paywall Integration with Stripe


Beside public articles and blogs, you can earn money by charging users to read paid articles, or you can set member-only options to force users to login before they can read. NextBlog comes with ready-to-use paywall system, which you can use to restrict users based on their membership levels.

Advanced Tech Stacks and Seamless Integrations


NextBlog is built on the robust framework of Next.js 13, React 18, and TypeScript.

Blog Management with Sanity: NextBlog comes with tight integration with Sanity, one of the best headless CMSs available on the planet.

Secure Authentication via NextAuth: NextBlog incorporates secure login functionality through NextAuth

Database Integration: NextBlog allows for smooth database integration with PostgreSQL which is most popular and widely used for highly scalable webapps. This ensures high performance, scalability, and reliability for your application

Rich Documentation: A step-by-step user guide with visual representation, which makes it super easy to install, deploy, and configure NextBlog.

Stripe Integration for Subscription Payments: NextBlog provides seamless payment integration with Stripe, enabling you to accept subscription payments effortlessly.

Premium Code Quality: NextBlog adheres to best practices as per Next.js's recommended settings, import sorting rules, and Eslint integration.

TypeScript: The template is written in TypeScript, a statically typed superset of JavaScript that adds optional types, bringing a level of reliability and efficiency to your coding process.

Highly Optimized for SEO and Performance

google-speed-testNextBlog follows all the best practices for SEO and performance, as recommended by Google Page Insights. Which means your blog is more crawlable and visible to search engines.

Update Logs

March 2024

  • Upgraded to Next 14
  • Moved auth options from api/auth to libs/auth.ts
  • Sanity Update
  • Webhook integration for on-time revalidation
  • Updated to the latest version & fixed all the issues
  • Update schema for required & not required fields
  • Blog Social Share
  • Added Tags page
  • Author page empty state
  • The mobile navigation toggle updated
  • Algolia integration for search
  • Magic Link authentication and Password Reset
  • Mailchimp integration
  • Added loader on buttons
  • Support page
  • Support form updated with Formbold react

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