Kursus Pembinaan dan Penggunaan Laman Blog Faculty of Information Science and Technology Multimedia University, Melaka.
What is a Blog?
A blog or weblog is a type of website, in the form of an online journal, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video more like a personal diary.
It is your daily pulpit or it may be your collaborative space.
Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.
"Blog" can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog .
Video explanation of a Blog
http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =NN2I1pWXjXI
Blogger ? Meanings…
Blogger - a person who keeps and updates a blog
Blogger is a blog publishing system.
Blogger is a company.
Significance of Blogs
To publish your thoughts
Engage & expand your friends circle
Expose your authoring skills and creativity
Share Multimedia contents
Learn and use state of art Technology
How to start
As you have seen in the videos shown in previously provided links, you need to register using your e-mail account
It is free of cost
You can include your
New applications etc..
Is it difficult ?
It is like A , B, C
You have unlimited flexibility to personalize your blog with themes, gadgets, and more.
Steps to create a Blog
If you don’t have a Google Account
Create a Google Account
Name the blog
Choose from the available template you like
If you already have a Google Account
Sign –in to your Google account
Other steps are the same.
The e-mail id you created on Google
You'll use this address to log in to Blogger and other Google services
Choose a 8 digit password
Name your Blog
The name used to sign your blog posts.
Type the word verification to avoid robos
New ways to customize your template Drag and drop page elements and easily change your template's font and color scheme.
Private blogs Create a blog visible to just your friends and family, not the whole world.
Labels Give your posts a category label so that you and your readers can easily sort by topic.
A blog gives you your own voice on the web.
It's a place to collect and share things that you find interesting— whether it's your political commentary, a personal diary, or links to web sites you want to remember.
Many people use a blog just to organize their own thoughts, while others command influential, worldwide audiences of thousands.
Professional and amateur journalists use blogs to publish breaking news, while personal journalists reveal inner thoughts.
Creating a Blog A Step by Step Guide
First step to create a blog is to create an email
We will use Google service for email or commonly known as gmail
Goto mail.google.com to
Sign up to your existing Google account or
Create a new account
Gmail Creation / Sign -in
Creating Gmail (1)
Creating Gmail (2)
New Gmail Account
Login to Google Account
Login in to your Google account -> GMail
Creating Blog Site
A blog site can be subscribe from www.blogger.com
It is linked to your Google account
Go to www.blogger.com to create a new blog site
Make sure you are logged in to your Google account
Blogger Front page
Creating Blog (1)
The process of creating the blog is now completed
You can start editing it
Settings and Configurations
Basic: Common Settings
Publishing: On Web Addresses
Formatting: Styles and Displays
Comments: On Feedbacks
Archiving: Zip and Keep
Site Feed: On News Feeding
Email and Mobile: Send When Publish
Permissions: Authors + Readers
Advanced Configuration Better Look and Feel Eye Candy!
Add a Gadget
Change Fonts & Colors
Pick New Template
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