A Student’s Guide to Using Mrs. Krummel’s classroom blog<br />Using Web Logs<br />Presented by<br />Michelle Krummel<br />
Our class Web Log<br />Our class Web Log, or blog, is an interactive web site that is updated in real time.<br />To access...
Blog features<br />Clicking on a category will take you to a list of posts associated with that category.<br />Clicking on...
Blog features<br />With Google Translate, you can display the blog in a different language.<br />You can search for keywor...
Blog features<br />Every time a page is refreshed a new quote appears in the Quotables box.<br />Use the calendar to view ...
Blog features<br />ClustrMaps shows a geographical map of site visitors.  Click to see detailed statistics.<br />The Blogr...
Blog features<br />Click a name under Posts Authors to see a list of all posts written by that author.<br />Use the archiv...
Viewing a post<br />The front page of the blog displays the most recent posts.<br />For long posts, only excerpts are disp...
Logging in to the blog<br />Sign in by clicking the link in the upper right corner.<br />Or you can go directly to the Log...
Logging in to the blog<br />Only the site administrator can create new user accounts.  Email Mrs. Krummel to obtain your u...
Your dashboard<br />When you log in, you are taken to your Dashboard.<br />From your dashboard you can manage your posts a...
Your Profile<br />To update your profile information click the sidebar tab labeled Profile.<br />Edit Profile<br />
Your Profile<br />To maintain your privacy, do not enter your last name.<br />Choose a nickname.  This is the name that wi...
Your Profile<br />Scroll down for more options.<br />To maintain your privacy, do not enter website or chat information.<b...
Writing a new post<br />To write a new post we can click New Postin the top menu bar.<br />New Post<br />
Writing a new post<br />To write a new post we can click New Postin the top menu bar.<br />Or we can click Posts from the ...
Writing a new post<br />To write a new post we can click New Postin the top menu bar.<br />Or we can click Postsfrom the l...
Writing a new post<br />Enter the headline (title) for your post.<br />Enter your text in the text area.<br />Headline<br ...
Writing a new post<br />Enter the headline (title) for your post.<br />Enter your text in the text area.<br />Then add tag...
Writing a new post<br />Enter the headline (title) for your post.<br />Enter your text in the text area.<br />Then add tag...
Writing a new post<br />When you’re finished, you can preview the post, save it as a draft, or publish it.<br />If you don...
Writing a new post<br />To view your post either click the link View Post or click the link Visit Site.<br />View blog<br ...
Viewing your new post<br />When you return to the blog, you’ll notice that the most recent post is always displayed at the...
UsingTags<br />At the end of the post you will see the list of tags associated with the post.  If you click the name of a ...
UsingTags<br />Here we see a listing of all posts tagged On My Mind.  <br />A tag cloud shows all tags that have been used...
CREDITS:<br />Presentation created by Michelle Krummel<br />http://mrskrummel.com<br />michellekrummel@gmail.com<br />
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Using Web Logs

  1. 1. A Student’s Guide to Using Mrs. Krummel’s classroom blog<br />Using Web Logs<br />Presented by<br />Michelle Krummel<br />
  2. 2. Our class Web Log<br />Our class Web Log, or blog, is an interactive web site that is updated in real time.<br />To access the blog, go to http://mrskrummel.com/blog<br />
  3. 3. Blog features<br />Clicking on a category will take you to a list of posts associated with that category.<br />Clicking on a page will take you to that page. Pages contain useful links and information, but no posts appear on pages.<br />Categories<br />Pages<br />
  4. 4. Blog features<br />With Google Translate, you can display the blog in a different language.<br />You can search for keywords in all blog posts.<br />You can quickly view the most recent comments left by blog users.<br />Answer Tips provides information about any (non-linked) word on the site.<br />Translate<br />Search<br />View most recent comments<br />Answer Tips <br />
  5. 5. Blog features<br />Every time a page is refreshed a new quote appears in the Quotables box.<br />Use the calendar to view all posts published on a particular date.<br />Click any tag in the tag cloud to view all posts marked with that tag. The text size in the cloud is proportional to the tag frequency.<br />Randomly generated quotes<br />Calendar of post dates<br />Tag cloud<br />
  6. 6. Blog features<br />ClustrMaps shows a geographical map of site visitors. Click to see detailed statistics.<br />The Blogroll shows a list of links to other sites that you may find interesting or useful.<br />ClustrMaps<br />Links<br />
  7. 7. Blog features<br />Click a name under Posts Authors to see a list of all posts written by that author.<br />Use the archives to view all posts published during a particular month.<br />Click any category to view all posts filed under that category. <br />Search authors<br />Search archives<br />Search categories<br />
  8. 8. Viewing a post<br />The front page of the blog displays the most recent posts.<br />For long posts, only excerpts are displayed on the front page. Click any headline to view the full post.<br />Headline<br />Headline<br />
  9. 9. Logging in to the blog<br />Sign in by clicking the link in the upper right corner.<br />Or you can go directly to the Log In page using the following URL: http://mrskrummel.com/blog/wp-login.php<br />You may want to bookmark the site for easy reference.<br />Enter URL<br />Log In Here<br />
  10. 10. Logging in to the blog<br />Only the site administrator can create new user accounts. Email Mrs. Krummel to obtain your username and password. <br />You will be able to change your password once you have successfully logged in.<br />
  11. 11. Your dashboard<br />When you log in, you are taken to your Dashboard.<br />From your dashboard you can manage your posts and comments and update your profile information.<br />
  12. 12. Your Profile<br />To update your profile information click the sidebar tab labeled Profile.<br />Edit Profile<br />
  13. 13. Your Profile<br />To maintain your privacy, do not enter your last name.<br />Choose a nickname. This is the name that will be displayed on your posts and comments by default.<br />Use the pull-down menu to select your display name (you can choose from your username, first and last names, or nickname).<br />Leave blank<br />Edit your nickname<br />Select display name<br />
  14. 14. Your Profile<br />Scroll down for more options.<br />To maintain your privacy, do not enter website or chat information.<br />You should change your password from the default to something easier for you to remember.<br />Click Update Profile to save your changes.<br />Leave these fields blank to maintain your privacy.<br />Change your password here<br />Click here to save your changes<br />
  15. 15. Writing a new post<br />To write a new post we can click New Postin the top menu bar.<br />New Post<br />
  16. 16. Writing a new post<br />To write a new post we can click New Postin the top menu bar.<br />Or we can click Posts from the left sidebar menu.<br />Posts<br />
  17. 17. Writing a new post<br />To write a new post we can click New Postin the top menu bar.<br />Or we can click Postsfrom the left sidebar menu.<br />Then click Add New.<br />Add New<br />
  18. 18. Writing a new post<br />Enter the headline (title) for your post.<br />Enter your text in the text area.<br />Headline<br />Text area<br />
  19. 19. Writing a new post<br />Enter the headline (title) for your post.<br />Enter your text in the text area.<br />Then add tags for the post and assign an appropriate category.<br />Add tags<br />Assign a category<br />
  20. 20. Writing a new post<br />Enter the headline (title) for your post.<br />Enter your text in the text area.<br />Then add tags for the post and assign an appropriate category.<br />Tags appear here<br />
  21. 21. Writing a new post<br />When you’re finished, you can preview the post, save it as a draft, or publish it.<br />If you don’t see your post immediately, your site administrator may have to approve the post before being published on the Internet.<br />Publishing options<br />
  22. 22. Writing a new post<br />To view your post either click the link View Post or click the link Visit Site.<br />View blog<br />View post<br />
  23. 23. Viewing your new post<br />When you return to the blog, you’ll notice that the most recent post is always displayed at the top and is larger in size. <br />As other users write posts, this post will be pushed down and decrease in size.<br />To view the entire post click the headline.<br />Click headline to view full post<br />
  24. 24. UsingTags<br />At the end of the post you will see the list of tags associated with the post. If you click the name of a tag, you’ll see all posts that share that tag.<br />For example, click On My Mind.<br />Tags appear here<br />
  25. 25. UsingTags<br />Here we see a listing of all posts tagged On My Mind. <br />A tag cloud shows all tags that have been used on the site. The larger the text, the more frequently it has been used.<br />You can click on any tag in the tag cloud to go to a listing of posts with that tag.<br />Tag cloud<br />
  26. 26. CREDITS:<br />Presentation created by Michelle Krummel<br />http://mrskrummel.com<br />michellekrummel@gmail.com<br />

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