How to write a blog.

Berwick District Woodworkers Club members are not only welcome to write blogs, they are encouraged to become a BDWWC blogger.
So what is a blog?

A blog (also called a weblog or web log) is a website consisting of entries (also called posts) appearing in reverse chronological order with the most recent entry appearing first (similar in format to a daily journal). … Blogging: The act of writing a post for a blog. Blogger: A person who writes content for a blog. In the case of BDWWC site, the blogs can be found under the main menu item labeled Blogs. (If you are reading this blog, you probably know that :-).

How do I start?

Firstly you will need a few things.

A computer with internet connection.
Site access and authorization to author a blog.
Something to write about.
1. The Computer.
Virtually any computer will do, as long as it has an internet connection and a web browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Goggle Chrome, etc). You can also use a tablet or smart phone if you are so inclined.

2. Site Access.
You will need site access and authorization to create a blog on BDWWC web site. as long as you are a BDWWC member, this is just a matter of contacting the BDWWC web master (Jack Croucher 02 9796 1017) who will discuss a suitable username and password. Once the sites web server authorization is complete you will be ready to start your first blog.

Hop on your computer, open up a web browser and type the address below:

Note: the address below is a link, so since you are probably on a computer reading this blog in a web browser, all you have to do is click on the address and it will open a new TAB with the log on page displayed. It would also be handy to save it to your browser’s bookmarks at this stage.

You will be presented with the log on page shown below.

Enter your username and password, click on [Log in] and all being well you have a Dashboard web page which you can compose and edit your blogs, as shown below.

For more information on how to use the Dashboard and Blog text editor, refer to the blog: Using the WP Dashboard for Blogging.

Something to write about.

As these blog pages are for the members of the Berwick District Wood Workers Club, it would be preferred that the blog posts be relevant to Wood Working, the Club and Club member activities.

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