Ready to get blogging?

  1. Please visit the link that was sent out via email, and log in with your username and and temporary password given.



  1. Immediately go to your profile, which is located at the top of your screen (probably says “Howdy, ____”) OR you can go to the left side of the screen and under the dropdown menu for ‘Users’, you’ll find “Your Profile”.
  2. At the bottom of your profile be sure to change your password to something you’ll remember!

The Dashboard: Control center of the blog – the “brain”


  • General: change things like date/format, email address, blog title, time zone
  • Writing:  “size of the post box” to something larger like ‘20′.
  • Reading: leave as is for now
  • Discussionchecking the box: “An administrator must always approve the comment”
  • Delete Blog: yeah, just don’t click this one. Please.