At the end of May, Edublogs upgraded to the latest version of WordPress. Which is excellent because we now have lots of great new features in our dashboard. Unfortunately the changes meant our dashboards look quite different to the previous version of WordPress and “how to” guides, manuals and videos had to be updated.
Updating information for the new version of WordPress that Edublogs uses is a lengthy process so let me tell you were it is at. Links to resources to help you in getting started with Edublogs or use with students are located on our Getting Started with Edublogs page; please let us know if you know of any resources we should add to this page.
There are “How To” manual Edublogs that you can download and refer to that provide step-by-step instructions on using Edublogs. Here are the updated versions:
- Introductory Manual for Edublogs (27 pages) produced by Gail Desler
- Blogging with Edublogs (49 pages) produced by Janetta Garton
There are a range of video tutorials (i.e. screencasts) on using Edublogs. Here are the latest versions:
- Edublgos Video Tutorials – by James Farmer (Founder and CEO of Edublogs)
- Fusion: Blogging webpage – by Williard R2 School District (thanks to Janetta Garton) Comprehensive links to excellent resources on blogging and updated series of Edublogs screencasts — check out these resources
- K12 Learning 2.0 Wiki – contains links to both “how to” instructions and screencasts
The Edublogger posts
I’ve started editing older posts on The Edublogger to update the “how to” instructions and screenshots to ensure explanations relate to our new version of Edublogs. This is a lengthy process and isn’t complete yet. If you come across a post that hasn’t been updated, and would like it updated please let me know by leaving a comment.
What You’d Like To See Covered
We do have a page dedicated to What You’d Like to See Covered where you can tell us what you’d like to see covered on The Edublogger. Some of the requested topics I had to hold off while Edublogs was updated to the latest version of WordPress.
I’ve now started working again on this list which is the reason for the posts:
Please let us know What You’d Like to See Covered!
If readers comments relate to a post on The Edublogger I’m normally able to provide help however, in most cases, If you have any complex questions or issues please post them into the Edublogs forum so the team can provide assistance.
Before asking for help take the time to search the forum because more than likely the questions already being asked and answered.
- The exact URLs you are referring to (i.e. add address of your blog to your post), if it is an issue with your blog
- A detailed description of the issue (the more the better)
- Sample of the code you are trying to embed, if you are having troubles embedding
The Edublogs crew does an excellent job supporting the community in the Forum but they can’t be expected to help 24/7. Please subscribe to the Forum Feed in your feed reader, and if you know the answer to a question take time to write a response — here is the Forum RSS feed. Lets give back their support by helping as a community in the Forum 🙂 .
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