Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.2. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Blogs.
Blogs allow students, teachers and administrators to have a public web log. This online journal has various settings to control who can read them.
Many companies and organisations on the web provide blog sites and they are generally free. The largest company to do this is blogger which is owned by Google. There are also many Open Source web applications that can be downloaded and installed freely. The most common other these is Wordpress.