The Daily Explorer has a number of categories for different types of posts, such as:
- Rare Item Monday - details about the current item available for Monday only
- AJ Academy - educational experiments to try at home
- Jammer Tip - reminders about game features
- Safety - reminders about game and online safety
- Contests - information about current contests and past winners
- Diamond Challenge - contests that rewarded Diamonds to the winning Jammers until February 4, 2017
- AJHQ Spotlight - pictures of Jammers participating in the group activities
- News Crew - featured news reports written by Jammers
- Jammer Art - featured artwork created by Jammers
- Jammer Snaps - featured screenshots taken by Jammers
- Jamaa Legends - stories about Jamaa
- Look of the Week - featured animal clothing and style combinations worn by Jammers
- AJHQ News - news and updates about the game
- Creature Feature - videos relating to a specific animal
- Videos (Ask Brady) - Q&A about land animals with Dr. Brady Barr
- Videos (Ask Tierney) - Q&A about underwater animals with Dr. Tierney Thys
- Videos (Wild Explorers) - activities to try at home
- Videos (Animal Jam Presents) - 3D animated short films featuring animals from the game
- Animals - information related to animals in real life or in the game
- Cool Stuff - miscellaneous news and information
- Downloads - animal mini-books, desktop wallpapers, and various printable activities
- To comment, the player must log in with their Animal Jam account. All comments will show "Jammer" as the name of the commenter until the player is logged in.
- There are currently forty-three emotes available to use, nine of them exclusive to The Daily Explorer.
- The Daily Explorer updated to a new design and a new location on May 1, 2014.
- There used to be Diamond Challenges up to February 4th, 2017-when they added the new Diamond Wheel for members.
- Since 2018, The Daily Explorer has posted fake announcements for April Fools' Day.
- In November 2020, there was a bug with The Daily Explorer that did not let new posts be uploaded.
Animal Jam Blog
Animal Jam's official blog was originally just called the "Animal Jam Blog" when it was started in July 2010. It was originally accessed through
animaljam.com/blog until around July 2011, but it was only updated up until January 2011.