Frequently Asked Questions about Blogs:
How can you use the blog? How can you add content to the blog? Good questions and below are some basic instructions for following or subscribing to blog updates, adding comments and using the blog as a research tool. Let us know if it helps or you have other questions by leaving a comment.
What is a blog?
There are several definitions but a blog is a type of website. Most blogs are interactive, allowing visitors to leave comments and even message each other via widgets on the blogs and it is this interactivity that distinguishes them from other static websites. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, Web pages, and other media related to its topic.
How Can I Receive Blog Updates?
Under the header “Followers” on the right side of the screen, click the “Follow" button. Sign in using an account you have already created by clicking on one of the icons. If you are already logged into that account, you will be prompted to agree to use that account for following the Blog. Otherwise, you will be prompted to log in, after you click ‘agree’, the photo you use for that account will appear in the Follower Box on the Blog. If you do not have a photo, a silhouette will appear instead. Hover your cursor over any photo in the Follower Box and the name of the Follower will pop up. Click on any photo for information about the Follower.
If you do not have one of the accounts in the selection box, click on the option to create a free Google account. After creating an account, return to the Blog and complete the steps above.
How Do I Comment on a Blog Post?
Your feedback is important. Let it be known if the article was helpful, needs clarification or you have a suggestion, etc.
Click on the “Comments” link shown below an article. Enter your name, first and last please. The space for website can be left blank or enter your own URL if you have one. Click “Preview” if desired, otherwise click “Post Comment”. All comments are moderated and will appear on the blog article after reviewed.