A01 Adding a Blog to Your Website 2:07

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Adding a blog to your website

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A blog is a great way to keep visitors

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up to date with the latest news.

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You can create new blog entries
as often as you want.

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Is like having your own running
commentary on the web,

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giving peoples a great reason
to make your site a regular destination.

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To add a blog to your website

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click "Add Page",

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select the blog template for your site theme

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and then click "Choose".

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Now you have your first blog entry

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with the placeholder photo
and text that you can customize.

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Click the title and type a
name for your blog entry.

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To add your own photo,

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click "Photos"

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and drag an image to the placeholder.

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Click the placeholder text

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and begin type in.

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Your entry can be as long as you want.

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To add a new entry,

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click "Add Entry" and customize
the placeholder elements

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on the new page that appears.

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When you add a blog to your website,

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iWeb automatically creates two pages,

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the summary page and the archive.

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Click the name of your blog
to see the summary page.

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You can customize the blog summaries

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by clicking an entry to
open the summary window.

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You can change where the photo
appears in relation to the text,

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adjust the amount of space
that appear between excerpts

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and even modify the size
and shape of the photos.

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To view you blog archive,

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click "Archive",

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it lists all of your blog entries,

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not just the most recent ones.

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Change the title to match the
name of your blog if you want.

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Once your blog is published

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you can update it and add
entries at any time.

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And when visitors comes to your site

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they'll see the blog and have

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easy access to the latest news.
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