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Using Blogs

Adding a blog entry

  • From the Navigation block, click on Blogs>Add a new entry

  • Alternatively, if the Blog menu block is enabled in the course, click Add a new entry there.

  • Write your entry and give it a title.
  • If you want to attach a file, click the Add button to access the File picker to locate a file. Be sure your document is smaller than the maximum attachment size. Alternatively, drag and drop your file into the box provided.
  • Choose who you wish to publish the entry to i.e. who may see the entry. There are three options:
    • Yourself i.e. your blog entry is a draft
    • Anyone on your site
    • Anyone in the world
  • Select appropriate official tags for your entry and/or add one or more user defined tags. If you add more then one, they should be comma separated.

  • Click on the "Save changes" button.

Program blogs

  • If you click "Add an entry about this program" in the Blog menu block then you will have the option to associate your blog entry with your current program. (Note - your blogs can still be seen elsewhere in the coaching hub, but this is a way to filter entries about a particular program within the program)

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  • There is also a forum type "Standard forum displayed in a blog-like format" enables coaches to create forums which work as program blogs.

Editing a blog entry

You may edit your blog entry at any time, perhaps changing the publish option from yourself to anyone on your site, via the edit link at the bottom of the entry. You may also delete the blog entry if you wish.

Permalink

Clicking Permalink on a blog entry gives you a direct link to that particular blog posting (in the address bar). This is so you can send a link to this specific post to someone else.

External blogs

  • If enabled by your account manager, you can register external blogs, such as Blogger or Wordpress so that entries are automatically included in your coaching hub blog. Go to Settings > My profile settings > Blogs > Register an external blog.
  • In the URL box, add the RSS feed of the blog you wish to register.

Deleting external blog entries

External blog entries can be deleted but not edited. To delete an external blog entry, click "delete" under the blog entry

Unregistering an external blog

To unregister (delete from your coaching hub) an external blog, go to Settings > My profile settings > Blogs > Register an external blog and click the X:

 

 

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