Recap of Part 1 (last time)
• How to get a Google ID
• Create a blog using Blogger.com
• Choose the right template namely ...
Outcomes for today
• Let’s look at Settings – date, layout, comment
settings, etc
• Fill in the About me section in the si...
Example blog URL

http://vodacomwebinars.blogspot.com/
SETTINGS
Go to Settings
Select settings – posts and comments
Select settings – posts and comments
Settings - Other
LAYOUT
THE ABOUT ME SECTION
Fill in the about me section
ADD PHOTOS
You can add single photos
A blog with
photos can be a
wonderful
memory of an
event
Click on the Add photo icon
1
Add title

2
Add writing

3
Click on Add photo icon
Choose a file from your computer
Find the folder
1
Find the photo
Click on ‘Open’

2
It is placed here

Click on ‘Add’

1
There it is
Choose the photo size

Click on pic. and
choose ‘medium’

Add a caption

3

1
2

Choose centre
1
2

Publish

Preview
Now I am going to show you the
same thing live!
ADD A VIDEO
1. Add your own video
Have your video ready

Find your video in your file
Get your post ready

2

1

Add your writing

Click on the
video icon
Click on ‘Browse’ and
find your video
Find your video folder

1
Click on the video
to select it

2
Click on ‘Open’
Video starts to upload

You will need to wait
till it uploads
Now I am going to show you the
same thing live!
2. Add a YouTube video
We have to “embed” a
YouTube video
Find the video on You Tube
Ask for
Gotta
Share
1

Choose
embed

2
Change code
to 420

3

Click on
Share

Copy the
code

3
Get your blog post ready

Choose HTML
Paste code here. It
will be too wide
Publish and look at it on the blog
Now I am going to show you the
same thing live!
That’s it for today
How to add photos, videos etc to your blog
How to add photos, videos etc to your blog
How to add photos, videos etc to your blog
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How to add photos, videos etc to your blog

  1. 1. Recap of Part 1 (last time) • How to get a Google ID • Create a blog using Blogger.com • Choose the right template namely Simple. (If your listeners choose Dynamic they will be very confused.) • Write a post and publish • Write a comment in a blogpost TASK: Create your own blog and write a little bit about themselves. Send your blog addresses to Nomty
  2. 2. Outcomes for today • Let’s look at Settings – date, layout, comment settings, etc • Fill in the About me section in the sidebar • Add a photo to a blog • Add a video to a blog TASK: Fill in your About me section, and add a photo and a video to your blog
  3. 3. Example blog URL http://vodacomwebinars.blogspot.com/
  4. 4. SETTINGS
  5. 5. Go to Settings
  6. 6. Select settings – posts and comments
  7. 7. Select settings – posts and comments
  8. 8. Settings - Other
  9. 9. LAYOUT
  10. 10. THE ABOUT ME SECTION
  11. 11. Fill in the about me section
  12. 12. ADD PHOTOS
  13. 13. You can add single photos
  14. 14. A blog with photos can be a wonderful memory of an event
  15. 15. Click on the Add photo icon 1 Add title 2 Add writing 3 Click on Add photo icon
  16. 16. Choose a file from your computer
  17. 17. Find the folder
  18. 18. 1 Find the photo Click on ‘Open’ 2
  19. 19. It is placed here Click on ‘Add’ 1
  20. 20. There it is
  21. 21. Choose the photo size Click on pic. and choose ‘medium’ Add a caption 3 1 2 Choose centre
  22. 22. 1 2 Publish Preview
  23. 23. Now I am going to show you the same thing live!
  24. 24. ADD A VIDEO
  25. 25. 1. Add your own video
  26. 26. Have your video ready Find your video in your file
  27. 27. Get your post ready 2 1 Add your writing Click on the video icon
  28. 28. Click on ‘Browse’ and find your video
  29. 29. Find your video folder 1 Click on the video to select it 2 Click on ‘Open’
  30. 30. Video starts to upload You will need to wait till it uploads
  31. 31. Now I am going to show you the same thing live!
  32. 32. 2. Add a YouTube video We have to “embed” a YouTube video
  33. 33. Find the video on You Tube Ask for Gotta Share
  34. 34. 1 Choose embed 2 Change code to 420 3 Click on Share Copy the code 3
  35. 35. Get your blog post ready Choose HTML Paste code here. It will be too wide
  36. 36. Publish and look at it on the blog
  37. 37. Now I am going to show you the same thing live!
  38. 38. That’s it for today
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