Weblogs


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A weblog is a format for displaying a set of pages, with the most recently changed content first. A weblog is useful for individuals and teams who want to keep regular journals of projects, research, and other ongoing activity.

Create a weblog. Select Settings, then "Create New Weblog". The name of a weblog must end with the word "blog" or "weblog", such as "Sample Weblog".

View a weblog. Click on "Weblogs" next to Quick jump. The weblog you last viewed will be shown. To view a different weblog, select one from the "Go to:" box on the right.
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Add a weblog entry. While viewing the weblog, click the "New Post" button. This will add an entirely new entry at the top of the weblog.
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You can also make an already existing page become part of a weblog. Just visit that page and add as a tag the name of the weblog where you want it to appear.

Edit a weblog entry. You can edit the text of any entry in the weblog by clicking the "edit this post" link at the bottom of each entry.
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Comment on an entry. Click the "comment" link at the bottom of any entry.
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Attach a file to an entry. Click on the "attachments" link at the bottom of any entry. See Attached files for more on the mechanics of attaching a file.
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Weblog navigation. The Weblog sidebar contins Weblog Navigation, which is a notice board that lives in the top right-hand corner of your weblog. You can use this to describe the purpose of your weblog, provide links to other relevant weblogs, or display a message of the month. To edit it, click on the edit link.
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Linking to a weblog.
From this workspace use {weblog: weblogname}
From another workspace use {weblog: workspacename; weblogname}

You can also do this in Simple mode with WikiWidgets, by selecting "Weblog link " and turning on "More options".

Linking to a weblog entry. As with other pages, you can use the title of an entry for linking to it. If you want to link from another website, in an email, etc, you can use the "permalink" that is at the bottom of the post. Click (or right-click) on permalink and then copy the address.
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Printing a weblog. The small printer icon at the top of the weblog page allows you to print the weblog you are viewing.
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Include a weblog inside a page. You can quickly build summaries of projects within your workspace by including each weblog directly into a single page. In Advanced Mode, you can use the following commands:

{weblog-list: Socialtext Weblog} list ten most recent changes in Socialtext Weblog Weblog
{weblog-list: <wikiwed> Socialtext Weblog} list ten most recent changes in Socialtext Weblog Weblog in WikiWed workspace
{weblog-list-full: Socialtext Weblog} include ten most recent changes in Socialtext Weblog Weblog
{weblog-list-full: <wikiwed> Socialtext Weblog} include ten most recent changes in Socialtext Weblog Weblog in WikiWed workspace

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