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 safety
- Contests - information about current contests and past winners
- Diamond Challenge - contests that reward Diamonds to the winning Jammers
- 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
- 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 Tierney Thys
- Videos (Wild Explorers) - activities to try at home
- Videos (Animal Jam Presents) - 3D animated short films featuring the 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 login with their Animal Jam account. All comments will show "Jammer" as the name of the commenter.
- There are currently fourty-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.