Creating the blog container
1.) CREATE BLOG - click the button to begin blog creation.
2.) TITLE - in the text box, type in your preferred title for the blog. This is mandatory.
3.) DESCRIPTION - in the text box, type in your preferred description of the blog. This is optional.
4.) CAN VIEW BLOG - in the drop down menu, choose who can see your blog. Default is "Everyone".
5.) ADDITIONAL AUTHORS - in the text box, type in any additional authors participating in writing your blog. This is optional.
6.) SUBMIT - When you are finished, click this button to create your blog container.
Now you can write articles for the blog you just created. The blog is the container and the articles will be the content.
Creating the article
1.) CREATE ARTICLE - click the button to begin article creation.
2.) BLOG - in the drop down menu, choose which blog container you wish to add an article to. This is mandatory.
3.) TITLE - in the text box, type in your preferred title for the article. This is mandatory.
4.) TAGS - in the text box, type in the preferred tag for the article. Type in the tag name and then press enter or the space bar to insert the tag. This is optional.
5.) DELAYED PUBLICATION - check this box if you want to write an article, but wish to publicize it at a later time. This is optional.
6.) CATEGORY - there is only one category for members in the Blog section. The category, MEMBERS'S BLOG, will be chosen automatically.
7.) MESSAGE - write your article in the message box. At the bottom of the message box you can add more content to your article by clicking on SMILIES, ATTACHMENTS and POLLS . In addition you can also enable or disable comments for your article by clicking on SETTINGS, also located at the bottom of the message box.
8.) BOTTOM OF THE PAGE - when you are finished writing your article you can click on SUBMIT to publicize, SAVE DRAFT to publicize at a later date or PREVIEW to see what your article will look like before you submit it for public viewing.