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  • What is a Blog?

    Posted on May 28th, 2009 admin No comments

    What is a “blog”?

    “Blog” is an abbreviated version of “weblog,” which is a term used to describe web sites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of information. A blog is a frequently updated, personal website featuring diary-type commentary and links to articles on other Web sites. Blogs range from the personal to the political, and can focus on one narrow subject or a whole range of subjects.

    Many blogs focus on a particular topic, such as web design, home staging, sports, or mobile technology. Some are more eclectic, presenting links to all types of other sites. And others are more like personal journals, presenting the author’s daily life and thoughts.

    Generally speaking (although there are exceptions), blogs tend to have a few things in common:

    • A main content area with articles listed chronologically, newest on top. Often, the articles are organized into categories.
    • An archive of older articles.
    • A way for people to leave comments about the articles.
    • A list of links to other related sites, sometimes called a “blogroll”.
    • One or more “feeds” like RSS, Atom or RDF files.

    Some blogs may have additional features beyond these.

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  • Getting Started

    Posted on December 9th, 2008 admin No comments

     

    We are hosting a pilot project that provides all Edmonds staff access to free Word Press Blogs. These Blogs are accessible both within and externally from the Edmonds school district. The Blogs can be used for classroom blogs, special projects, etc.

    To get started  select “Log in Here” (found on the menu to the right at the bottom) and log in with your school district user name and password.  this will create an account for you in the system.  A BLOG can then be create for you.  To create the BLOG email Mel Cooke once you have logged into the system.

    cookem@edmonds.wednet.edu

    Setup your Blog

  • Adding Shelfari to your Blog

    Posted on January 10th, 2012 admin No comments

    A great video with directions for adding Shelffari as a WordPress  widget

  • Blogs in Plain English

    Posted on October 21st, 2009 admin No comments