Dashboard – This is the back-end area of your blog where
you make changes and edits. This area is not seen by the
public and only accessible to blog administrators, editors,
Theme - Usually one of the first things bloggers do is pick
out a theme. This is the template or look of the blog which
helps give it a personal touch.
Post - Posts are the basic entry in blogs. Usually in reverse
Page - Pages are similar to posts, but are best for “static”
content which you want to always be accessible and doesn’t
change to often.
Comments – Users can reply to what you write, leave links
or comments, and create a general discussion. You can
turn on and off comments on individual posts and pages in
your blog’s dashboard.
Sidebar - The location and even existence of sidebars
depend on your theme. Some themes even have 3 or more
sidebars. You can add and rearrange widgets in your
sidebars in your blog’s dashboard.
Widget - These are the blocks that make up
sidebars. Popular widgets include the ability to subscribe
to a blog, user statistics, and suggested links.
Plugins – Plugins are extended features that you can turn
on and off on your blog. Popular plugins include form
creation, facebook and twitter connections, and calendars.
RSS - RSS stands for “Really Simple Syndication” which is a
way for people to use RSS Readers to subscribe to and
follow your blog. For all Edublogs, the rss feed is found by
going to yourblog.edublogs.org/feed.