How To Start a Subreddit at

For you to be able to use Reddit to its full potential, especially when you’re thinking of sharing your content with registered members of (redditors), you have to understand what “subreddit” really means. This is a must for you to understand how reddit works

A subreddit is what websites would normally call a category i.e each category of content on reddit is a subreddit. Each of the thousands of subreddits is a distinct community with its own purpose, standards, and readership. You can find subreddit for jokes, a subreddit for pretty girls, a subreddit for entrepreneurs and probably a subreddit for your country.

50 subreddits are visible on reddit homepage to new registered users as well as those that browse the site without registration. Once you join the site, you can subscribe to a subreddit that interests you after which you can submit posts and comment; as well as vote on submissions and comments of other redditors.

By default, new users are subscribed to a selection of the most popular subreddits. You can unsubscribe from them if you want and you can use the search function on the site to find new subreddits that appeal to you. Thereafter, your homepage will show a customized lists of subreddits tailored to your interests.

Every subreddit on reddit starts when a redditor creates it. The creator becomes the first subscriber and the first moderator of the new subreddit. The moderators of each community decide how to moderate and who to include on their moderation team.

Want to start yours? Go to:

how to create subreddit

Enter a name without spaces eg BlogsInNigeria. Give it a title and description. Set the content and spam filter options and click “Create“.

Subreddits created by you will be visible on your profile at

That’s all.

If you are a Nigerian blogger, you can consider adding your blog to the /r/BlogsInNigeria subreddit.

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Written by Jide Ogunsanya

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