<ul><li>Tutorial: How to create a blog using the Blogger platform </li></ul>
How to create a blog? <ul><li>There are different blog platforms: wordpress, blogger, blogia, movable type,... </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger is very easy, so that’s why we have chosen to start with it. </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.blogger.com/start </li></ul>
If you already have an account in google, follow this step If not, click here to go to the next step
<ul><li>Choose a password (something easy to remember) </li></ul>You have to give a personal email account Choose the name (your own name?) with which you will sign your posts Write down this security word Accept the terms by clicking here and then go on to the next page
We have to choose a name for the blog, something simple and easy to remember. That name can be changed in the future. We also have to choose a name for the URL address (which cannot be modified) We have to check the availability
Then we choose a template we like. This is something we can modify whenever we want. Select one and continue. We can now start publishing posts
<ul><li>Write down the text </li></ul>How to write a post Give it a title
<ul><li>Look for the picture in your computer or the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the layout you prefer and the size </li></ul><ul><li>Upload the pic </li></ul>
How to add hyperlinks After writing some of the text, select the word or phrase you want to be hyperlinked Then you click the hyperlink icon
Then we only have to copy the address (URL) we want to link
When we finish writing our post, we click PUBLISH POST to publish it or we can click SAVE NOW to save it and publish it afterwards We can add labels to our post. This is useful when we have many posts concerning different topics, and we want to have them somehow classified.
<ul><li>We copy the embed code and we paste it in the post </li></ul>How to add a youtube (or other video site) video, slide presentation, etc, to our post
How to organize the elements in our blog: to add and organize elements on one side of our blog. We click LAYOUT and we add new elements or organize the ones already there.
Different elements or gadgets we can add to our blog. Some of them are already there when we create our blog
How to add other elements to our blog <ul><li>Nowadays, a big amount of gadgets in the internet: slide presentations, maps, radio, music, games, calendars, clocks, ... </li></ul><ul><li>To insert them in our blog: we register in the website (when asked to) </li></ul><ul><li>We copy the embed code and paste it in our post or our blog element </li></ul>