Working with Blogs in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013    |    Intermediate
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Blogs are a fundamental method for sharing thoughts and transferring knowledge. Explore SharePoint blogs, and discover how to create posts and organize them, manage comments, and customize your blogs.


  • Using your blog
    Creating a blogpost
    Organizing your blogposts into categories
    Managing your blogposts
  • Managing blog comments
    Managing your blog applications
    Customizing your blog


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    Once your SharePoint 2013 account has been activated, you can access your personal blog via your newsfeed. A blog is very useful for sharing your thoughts and posting articles on different subjects. Before publishing anything, however, it is important to understand how your blog is organized and managed. FREE ACCESS
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    A blog is a very good way of publishing and sharing articles with other users in your network. As long as you are an administrator for the blog in question, you can quickly create and publish a new article using the SharePoint 2013 creation tools. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Organizing your blogposts into categories in SharePoint 2013
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    Any articles that you post to your SharePoint 2013 blog can be categorized. This is very useful if you want to help users find articles on a particular subject. Once a category has been added to an article, it appears as a link at the bottom of the post. This can then be used to view all the articles that have been categorized using the same keyword. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Managing your blogposts in SharePoint 2013
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    SharePoint 2013 features a blogposts app that can be used to manage your published articles. This is particularly important if your blog is particularly active or if you publish a lot of articles. You can use the posts app to view your article properties, edit their content, and even delete them if you no longer need them. You can also use the SharePoint display settings to adjust how your articles appear on your blog. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Managing blog comments in SharePoint 2013
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    Readers of your SharePoint 2013 blog can leave comments on articles that you have published. This is a very useful tool for encouraging interaction between you and your blog visitors. As blog owner and administrator, you can edit comments that have been left on a particular blogpost. You can even remove comments if you don't want them to appear on your blog. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing your blog applications in SharePoint 2013
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    A blog can be managed in exactly the same way as other apps, libraries and lists in SharePoint 2013. Anything that is added to your blog can be accessed, displayed and edited from your site contents. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Customizing your blog in SharePoint 2013
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    Your blog can be customized in exactly the same way as other sites in SharePoint 2013. You can, for example, change the blog theme, customize the color, font and layout styles, and even apply your own background image. FREE ACCESS


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