Blog Module Administration
Creating a Username and Password
To create a Username and Password you must go into the "Control Panel" in the top left navigation of SiteApex and enter into the "Security" options. Once inside you can select "Add User" to add a username (required to login to blog), password (required to login to blog), as well as some other details. To allow a SiteApex User to use the Blog Module they must be included in the "Blog Users" group. You may also include them in any other groups that pertains to your Blog. When you are done click submit, and it will create the new user to specifications you have input.
How to Login
On the right hand side of your page you will see "About Me". Just under that there is a hyperlink that says "Login". Clicking on that will bring up a new page that you must enter your login name and your login password. Once complete, click Submit and this will log you into the Blog system.
Viewing Your Profile
On the right hand side of your page you will see "About Me". Just under that there is a hyperlink that says "View Profile". Clicking on that will bring up a new page showing the details of the user.
Editing Your Profile
After login, beside the "Create Blog" option, you can click on "Edit Profile" to edit the user's profile. Within this page you are allowed to change such things as first name, last name, address, etc. When you are done with the changes simply click on the "Submit" button on the bottom of the page.
Creating a Blog
To create a Blog, click on the "Create Blog" link after the login screen. You are prompted to type in the new blog's name, and afterwards click submit to create it.
Adding a Category
To add a category, within the "Blog Name" column, click on the Blog you wish to add a category to. Type in the name of the category and click on submit and your category will be created.
Adding a New Post
On the site after login there is a table that lists all of the Blogs available. In order to add a new post look for the column that says "New Post" and click on "Add" beside whichever Blog you wish to add a new post to. This will bring up a page that you can put in who is sending the post, the category which you are adding the post to, and a box in which you can add the text that you wish to add as a message into the Blog. When done click "Submit" and it will add the post to the Blog.
Quick Photo Post
On the site after login there is that lists all of the Blogs available. In order to add a "Quick Photo Post" you must find the blog you wish to add to, then select "Add" under the "Quick Photo Post" column. After this is done you can search your hard drive to select a photo, put a small description of the photo, select the Category you wish to place the photo, then submit it. This will post your photo along with the description on the Blog under the selected Category.
This will allow you to change your Blogs settings just like the "Manage Blog Settings" within SiteApex/Aministration/Modules/Manage Blogs.