Help: Blogs

For information on group blogging, please see Help: Groups

How to create a blog
*A new blog is automatically created when you create a new account. Each account is connected to a blog and posts can only be authored by successfully authenticating into an account.

How to write an individual blog post
1) Login
2) In the Right Sidebar, under the Username Heading, click "Create Content"
3) In the Center content area, click "Blog Entry."
4) Write your post in the "Body" field and add a title in the "Title" field. (required) Adding interests (optional) will tag a blog post so other members can find your blog post if they browse by tag.
5) Click "Submit" to publish your post. (visible to the public) Click "Preview" to view what your post will look like (not visible to the public). To edit your post, change the text in the "Title" and "Body" fields, and click "Preview" to see what your post will look like or "Submit" to publish.

How to find a blog
1) Login
2) In the Left Sidebar, under the Community Heading, click "People Directory"
3) Members are listed in alphabetical order. Browse to and click a desired username.
4) You will arrive at the member's profile page. Scroll down past their profile content to view their blog posts.

How to edit a blog post
1) Login
2) In the Right Sidebar, under the Username Heading, click "My Blog".
3) Click the title of the post you would like to edit. Posts are listed in chronological order, descending from most to least recent.
4) In the center content area, click the tab "Edit"
5) Make desired changes to your post content.
6) Scroll to the bottom of the page. Click "Submit" to publish your post. (visible to the public) Click "Preview" to view what your post will look like (not visible to the public). To edit your post, change the text in the "Title" and "Body" fields, and click "Preview" to see what your post will look like or "Submit" to publish.

How to delete a blog post
1) Login
2) In the Right Sidebar, under the Username Heading, click "My Blog".
3) Click the title of the post you would like to edit. Posts are listed in chronological order, descending from most to least recent.
4) In the center content area, click the tab "Edit"
5) Scroll to the bottom of the page. Click "Delete" and you will arrive at a deletion confirmation page. Click "Delete" again to remove the post. Once deleted, a post can never be recovered.