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==Site administration settings==
  
==Adding a blog entry==
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Blogs have additional settings which may be changed by an administrator in ''Settings > Site administration > Appearance > Blog''.
  
#Click on the Blog tab in your profile page.
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===Enable blog associations===
#Click on the "Add a new entry" link.
 
#Write your entry and give it a title.
 
#If you want to attach a file, click the Browse button, find the file on your computer, and click Open. Be sure your document is smaller than the maximum attachment size.
 
#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.
 
  
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Enables the association of blog entries with courses and course modules.
==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==
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===Blog visibility===
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.
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This setting allows you to restrict the level to which user blogs can be viewed on this site. Note that they specify the maximum context of the VIEWER not the poster or the types of blog posts. Blogs can also be disabled completely if you don't want them at all.
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===Enable external blogs===
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Enables users to specify external blog feeds. Moodle regularly checks these blog feeds and copies new entries to the local blog of that user.
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===External blog cron schedule===
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How often Moodle checks the external blogs for new entries.
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===Maximum number of external blogs per user===
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By default, the number of external blogs each user is allowed to link to their Moodle blog is 1.
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===Enable comments===
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===Show comments count===
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Revision as of 12:00, 11 October 2011

Site administration settings

Blogs have additional settings which may be changed by an administrator in Settings > Site administration > Appearance > Blog.

Enable blog associations

Enables the association of blog entries with courses and course modules.

Blog visibility

This setting allows you to restrict the level to which user blogs can be viewed on this site. Note that they specify the maximum context of the VIEWER not the poster or the types of blog posts. Blogs can also be disabled completely if you don't want them at all.

Enable external blogs

Enables users to specify external blog feeds. Moodle regularly checks these blog feeds and copies new entries to the local blog of that user.

External blog cron schedule

How often Moodle checks the external blogs for new entries.

Maximum number of external blogs per user

By default, the number of external blogs each user is allowed to link to their Moodle blog is 1.

Enable comments

Show comments count