<ul><li>Click on  http://blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a Google account (i.e. Gmail), then sign in with your u...
<ul><li>Type in your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Retype your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a password (8 cha...
<ul><li>Type in a name for your blog, this is the  Main Title  of your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a name for your blog...
<ul><li>Select a template (you can adjust the colours later) </li></ul><ul><li>Click  Continue   </li></ul>A message will ...
<ul><li>This is your first post </li></ul><ul><li>Type a title for your first blog post </li></ul><ul><li>Press Tab and ty...
 
 
<ul><li>Click on  Comments  tab </li></ul><ul><li>In the ‘ Who can comment ?’ select  Users with Google accounts  or  Only...
<ul><li>Click on the  Permissions  tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  button if you are allowing more people permission to wr...
<ul><li>If you are on your Blog site click on Customize </li></ul><ul><li>If you are in your Blog Dashboard click on Layou...
<ul><li>Click on  Pick New Template </li></ul><ul><li>To change a template click on each of the selections </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Click on  Fonts and Colours </li></ul><ul><li>To change colours click on  each of the selections </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>From your Blog Page </li></ul><ul><li>From the Dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  Customize </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Undo or  Redo Change  Font Text Size Bold, Italic Strike through Font Colour Text  Background Colour Hyperlink text Insert...
<ul><li>It is a good idea to tag your posts with labels so that they can be searched for and grouped </li></ul><ul><li>Ide...
<ul><li>Click on the Insert Photo button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the  Browse  button </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate through...
<ul><li>Change the size of the photo by clicking on Small, Medium, Large or X-Large </li></ul><ul><li>Place the picture on...
<ul><li>Click on the Insert Photo button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the  Browse  button </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate through...
<ul><li>Go to  http://youtube.com   and find a movie to embed </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the  Customize  button </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Click in the box containing code   </li></ul><ul><li>Press  Ctrl C  (or Command C) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ...
 
<ul><li>Search Box can be really useful for yourself and your viewers </li></ul><ul><li>Type a search word and it will sea...
<ul><li>Click on HTML/JavaScript </li></ul><ul><li>Type a Title </li></ul><ul><li>Paste ( Ctrl V ) the code into the conte...
<ul><li>Click on  Text </li></ul><ul><li>Type in text  </li></ul><ul><li>This might be an introduction to  you and what yo...
<ul><li>Click on  Text </li></ul><ul><li>Type in text  </li></ul><ul><li>This might be an introduction to  you and what yo...
<ul><li>Click on  Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a Title (name of your Picture) </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a caption if ...
<ul><li>Click on  Slideshow </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  Source  and choose where to get your photos  (Flickr, Picasa or Ph...
<ul><li>Click on  Poll </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the Question </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the answers </li></ul><ul><li>Clic...
<ul><li>Click on  Blog List </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  Add a Blog to your  List </li></ul><ul><li>Click  Save  when you h...
<ul><li>Click on  List </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the List entry </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Hyperlink button </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Click on  Link List </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a title </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the URL of the site </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Click on  Feed </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a feed URL </li></ul><ul><li>Click  Continue  </li></ul><ul><li>Select ho...
<ul><li>Click on  Newsreel </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a feed URL </li></ul><ul><li>Click  Continue  </li></ul><ul><li>Selec...
<ul><li>Click on  Labels </li></ul><ul><li>Choose whether you want to  view your labels alphabetically or  By Frequency </...
<ul><li>Click on  Subscription Links </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on  Customise  if you are i...
If you have checked your Blog and you don’t like where a gadget is placed then you will need to move it. Click on the gadg...
<ul><li>When you are in a Blog Page, Click on  Customize </li></ul><ul><li>When  you are in Dashboard, Click on  Layout Ta...
<ul><li>If you have a Navbar </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Sign In, type in your User Name and Password and you will see the ...
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  1. 2. <ul><li>Click on http://blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a Google account (i.e. Gmail), then sign in with your username and password, click on Create a Blog ) </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Type in your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Retype your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a password (8 characters letters and/or numbers) </li></ul><ul><li>Retype password </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a display name (could be your own name) </li></ul><ul><li>Type the letters in the Word Verification box </li></ul><ul><li>Click Continue </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Type in a name for your blog, this is the Main Title of your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a name for your blog address, click on Check Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the Word Verification box </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Continue </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Select a template (you can adjust the colours later) </li></ul><ul><li>Click Continue </li></ul>A message will appear stating that your blog has been created. Click Start Blogging
  5. 6. <ul><li>This is your first post </li></ul><ul><li>Type a title for your first blog post </li></ul><ul><li>Press Tab and type your blog post </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save Now if you want to work on it later </li></ul><ul><li>Click Publish Post if you have finished this post </li></ul>Use the toolbar to change the font, size of font, bold, italicize or change the text colour. There are buttons for alignment and bullets as well. Don’t forget to highlight text that needs to be changed.
  6. 9. <ul><li>Click on Comments tab </li></ul><ul><li>In the ‘ Who can comment ?’ select Users with Google accounts or Only members of this blog </li></ul><ul><li>Click Always under Comment Moderation and type in your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Click </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Click on the Permissions tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click on button if you are allowing more people permission to write on your blog, type in their email addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the choice of Blog readers; Anybody, only people I choose (you can have up to 100) or only blog authors </li></ul>Click on View Blog to see your blog at any time
  8. 11. <ul><li>If you are on your Blog site click on Customize </li></ul><ul><li>If you are in your Blog Dashboard click on Layout then Pick a New Template </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>Click on Pick New Template </li></ul><ul><li>To change a template click on each of the selections </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a variation of the theme </li></ul><ul><li>Click </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Click on Fonts and Colours </li></ul><ul><li>To change colours click on each of the selections </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a colour from the colour palettes </li></ul><ul><li>When you click on the text font, a choice of fonts will appear </li></ul><ul><li>When you have finished making all changes, click </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>From your Blog Page </li></ul><ul><li>From the Dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Customize </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Posting </li></ul><ul><li>Click on New Post </li></ul>
  12. 15. Undo or Redo Change Font Text Size Bold, Italic Strike through Font Colour Text Background Colour Hyperlink text Insert Picture Text Alignment Bullet Points Quote text Remove Formatting Insert Jump Break Indents text Inserts a break Read Me
  13. 16. <ul><li>It is a good idea to tag your posts with labels so that they can be searched for and grouped </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for labels might be Curriculum areas such as ‘writing, math’ etc </li></ul><ul><li>Add the labels with a comma and space to separate them </li></ul><ul><li>You can add labels later by clicking on Customize and then Posting tab and then Edit Posts , (click OK on the do you want to navigate…) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Post that needs labels </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a label from Label Actions </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Click on the Insert Photo button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Browse button </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate through your hard drive to find your photo </li></ul><ul><li>Click Open </li></ul><ul><li>Double click on the image and it will insert into your blog </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Change the size of the photo by clicking on Small, Medium, Large or X-Large </li></ul><ul><li>Place the picture on the Left, Centre or Right of the blog page </li></ul><ul><li>Click and drag the picture to place it elsewhere on the page </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>Click on the Insert Photo button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Browse button </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate through your hard drive to find your movie </li></ul><ul><li>Click Open </li></ul><ul><li>Double click on the movie and it will insert into your blog </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Go to http://youtube.com and find a movie to embed </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Customize button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a colour border </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the ‘ Don’t include related videos’ </li></ul>It is a good idea to click on the ‘Don’t include related videos’ as sometimes the related videos have nothing in common to the video you are embedding.
  18. 21. <ul><li>Click in the box containing code </li></ul><ul><li>Press Ctrl C (or Command C) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Edit Html tab in the blog posting window, click where the movie is going to go </li></ul><ul><li>Press Ctrl V , click on the Compose tab and you will see the movie in the Posting box </li></ul>
  19. 23. <ul><li>Search Box can be really useful for yourself and your viewers </li></ul><ul><li>Type a search word and it will search your blog for all entries with that key word </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Search Box Click Save
  20. 24. <ul><li>Click on HTML/JavaScript </li></ul><ul><li>Type a Title </li></ul><ul><li>Paste ( Ctrl V ) the code into the content box </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save when you have finished </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on HTML/JavaScript Click Save Any code that needs to be entered goes here!
  21. 25. <ul><li>Click on Text </li></ul><ul><li>Type in text </li></ul><ul><li>This might be an introduction to you and what your blog is about </li></ul><ul><li>Click </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Text Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  22. 26. <ul><li>Click on Text </li></ul><ul><li>Type in text </li></ul><ul><li>This might be an introduction to you and what your blog is about </li></ul><ul><li>Click </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Text Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  23. 27. <ul><li>Click on Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a Title (name of your Picture) </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a caption if you have one </li></ul><ul><li>You can choose a link or you can choose an image from your computer </li></ul><ul><li>To choose an image from your computer, click on the Browse button </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate to where your picture is saved on your Hardrive </li></ul><ul><li>Click Open </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Picture Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  24. 28. <ul><li>Click on Slideshow </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Source and choose where to get your photos (Flickr, Picasa or Photobucket) </li></ul><ul><li>Click in Option and choose User </li></ul><ul><li>Type in your Username </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save when you have finished </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Slideshow Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  25. 29. <ul><li>Click on Poll </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the Question </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the answers </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save when you have finished </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Poll Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  26. 30. <ul><li>Click on Blog List </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Add a Blog to your List </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save when you have finished </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Blog List Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  27. 31. <ul><li>Click on List </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the List entry </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Hyperlink button </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the URL that the list link points to </li></ul><ul><li>Keep adding to the list </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save when you have finished </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Blog List Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  28. 32. <ul><li>Click on Link List </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a title </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the URL of the site </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the New Site Name </li></ul><ul><li>Click Add Link </li></ul><ul><li>Keep adding to the list </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save when you have finished </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Link List Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  29. 33. <ul><li>Click on Feed </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a feed URL </li></ul><ul><li>Click Continue </li></ul><ul><li>Select how many items you want to show </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Feed Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  30. 34. <ul><li>Click on Newsreel </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a feed URL </li></ul><ul><li>Click Continue </li></ul><ul><li>Select how many items you want to show </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Newsreel Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  31. 35. <ul><li>Click on Labels </li></ul><ul><li>Choose whether you want to view your labels alphabetically or By Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Choose how it will display as a list or a cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Label Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  32. 36. <ul><li>Click on Subscription Links </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save </li></ul>Add a Gadget Click on Customise if you are in a blog page OR Click on Layout if you are in Dashboard Click on Add a Gadget Click on Subscription Links Click Save You may need to move a gadget if it is not in the right place, just click on it and drag to place it.
  33. 37. If you have checked your Blog and you don’t like where a gadget is placed then you will need to move it. Click on the gadget (in this example My Blog List), click and drag it down to place it. Click You can edit a Gadget at any time by clicking on Edit You can delete a Gadget at any time by clicking on Edit and then
  34. 38. <ul><li>When you are in a Blog Page, Click on Customize </li></ul><ul><li>When you are in Dashboard, Click on Layout Tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Edit HTML tab </li></ul><ul><li>In the HTML template Find a line of space anywhere on the template and type this code </li></ul><ul><li>#navbar-iframe{height:0px;display:none;} </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Preview to see if the Navbar has gone (if it hasn’t then you haven’t typed in the code correctly; note the style of the brackets) </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save Template </li></ul>
  35. 39. <ul><li>If you have a Navbar </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Sign In, type in your User Name and Password and you will see the Dashboard appear </li></ul><ul><li>If you do not have a Navbar then type in http://www.blogger.com (just blogger.com will work) </li></ul><ul><li>Type in your User Name and Password and you will see the Dashboard appear </li></ul>

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