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Getting Started: Hashnode Glossary

Understand Hashnode terms and features

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This allows you to express how you feel about an article alongside appreciating the author. You will find the reaction buttons at the top-right corner of an article.

  • ❀️ Love it.

  • πŸ‘ Here's my like.

  • 🍺 Cheers.

  • πŸ† You deserve a trophy!

  • πŸŽ‰ It's party time.

  • πŸ¦„ You're a unicorn.

  • πŸ‘πŸΎ Claps claps.

  • 😍 I am loving it!

  • πŸ’° Take my money.

  • πŸš€ Fly high.


Here, you'll see different articles published by developers across the world. You can customize your feed content by following your desired blogs and tags.

Feed Sorter

This helps you filter content on your feed based on the kind of content you want to read. We currently have three feed sort options:

  • Personalised: This is the default and uses Hashnode's personalization algorithm to display articles from different authors and tags you follow.

  • Following: This shows articles published by your followers.

  • Featured: This shows general programming articles that have gained traction from the developer community.


This is the control engine on your blog where you can manage and modify your blog settings and functionalities.


This is a text content written by an author and published on a blog powered by Hashnode.


This is a post published on Hashnode and is used to ask questions. You can ask open-ended questions, technical questions, anonymous questions, and start polls.


These are unique keywords attached to posts to categorize related articles under some specific and defined group.


This is a group of related articles categorized on one page and linked together even though they are published differently.

Personal Blog

This is a blog site where articles are published and created by a user on Hashnode using Hashnode's software.

Team Blog

This is a blog created by a user on Hashnode with the same features as a Personal Blog but with extra features and the capacity for multiple authors.


A publication is generally referred to as an article, book or journal that is intended for public consumption. However, on Hashnode, both personal and team blogs are also considered publications because they serve the same purpose of public communication through writing.

Static Pages

The static page is a feature available on all personal and team blogs that allows you to create extra pages and routes (e.g., /about) for your blog.

Hashnode Weekly Digest

This is a weekly email from Hashnode with product announcements, upcoming AMAs, top articles on Hashnode, new and noteworthy blogs, and writing challenges. You can manage your email notification preferences in your account settings.


This is the email sent by any blog you subscribe to every time a new article is published.

Writing Challenges

These are Hashnode writing challenges that encourage writers to become better, consistent, and win exciting prizes.

Read more about writing challenges.

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