Checking your settings
Change your blog title and tagline, set time zone – dashboard> settings> general
Be internet safe in what you choose. Make sure timezone is Hobart and choose how you want dates and times to show on your blog. Finally save changes button.
You may ask what is a plugin?
You may have noticed when you have your dashboard open, that there is a section down the side called ‘Plugins’.
A plugin extends the way you can use your blog. It might be a form to add to posts, some extra widgets for the sidebar, an easy way to add images to posts – all these are done by activating a particular plugin. Here are some posts to read about activating plugins and an overview of those available on your blogs (instructions included). (Some of these may no longer be available)
There is one plugin automatically set up on your blog.
Compfight – easy way to add creative commons images to your blog posts. Make sure you have the settings correct. This is how I have them set for this blog. Here is a post I wrote for the student blogging challenge which gives instructions on using the compfight plugin.
On your dashboard> settings> click on compfight and change to image below. The main one to change is Small image size to 240 on the longest side