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Basics for a blog

There are a few companies where you can have your blog. I use WordPress.

Type in https://wordpress.com/

Click on the Log In on the right

Click on register

Add your email address

Choose a username

Add a password

Choose your blog address

If you want a free blog address scroll down to the bottom and click on the Create Blog button

Click on next step

Explain what your blog will be about

Choose a theme

Click on next step

Look to the top right of this page and click on the pencil icon. This will let you write a new post for your blog.

If you wish to add a photo or two place the cursor where you want the photo to go. Click on Add Media button. Click on Upload Files. Click on the photo you want to use. Click on Select File. Click on Pictures file on your laptop. Click on the photo you want to use. Click on blue bottom at the bottom right of your screen called Insert Into Post.

When you’ve written your post go to the left and click on tabs and categories. Complete this if you wish (I would recommend it). When you have done this click on preview button at bottom of your post then click on edit (this will take you back to your post). If you’re happy with the post click on publish.

Click on sign out when you have finished.

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To write a new post on your blog:

Type in: wordpress.com

Click on WordPress log-in

Look at top left of the screen and click on ‘my sites’

Look to the top right of this page and click on the pencil icon. This will let you write a new post for your blog.

If you wish to add a photo or two place the cursor where you want the photo to go. Click on Add Media button. Click on Upload Files. Click on the photo you want to use. Click on Select File. Click on Pictures file on your laptop. Click on the photo you want to use. Click on blue bottom at the bottom right of your screen called Insert Into Post.

When you’ve written your post go to the left and click on tabs and categories. Complete this if you wish (I would recommend it). When you have done this click on preview button at bottom of your post then click on edit (this will take you back to your post). If you’re happy with the post click on publish.

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Today we met in Beccles Library to discuss social networking, after all, if you’re writing a book you want people to know about it, right? We had intended looking at all aspects of social networking and started by booting up the laptops and looking at blogging using the WordPress site. We soon found that the WiFi connection was not strong enough for us all to be on line at the same time and unfortunately we achieved very little but we had fun. Many thanks to all at Beccles Library for letting us use their room.

27th April Beccles Library   27th April Beccles Library~1

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