Blogger is a blog-publishing service that was launched in August 1999 by Pyra Labs. It was the earliest blog-publishing tool to be launched and has been credited with increasing the popularity of blogging. In February 2003, Blogger was bought by Google and in 2004 Google revealed a major redesign of the website, introducing features such as web standards-compliant templates, the use of email to upload a post and individual archive pages for posts, comments. Blogger users are allowed 100 different blogs on one account. The blogs are hosted by google with the subdomain blogspot.com.