Class Blog Tutorial

In your course you will be assigned to make several blog posts.

Setting Up Your Blog

  1. Register for a site here or click the Register link in the sidebar of the Class Blogs home page.
    1. Your User Name must be your first and last names in lower case with no space, like this: dawnpedersen.
    2. Enter an Email Address that you can access from where you are when registering. You will need to click an activation link to proceed.
    3. Select Gimme a site! so that you are creating your blog, not simply registering as a user.
    4. Click Next.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. Complete the sign up process.
    1. Select a url (Site Name) for your site by writing your first and last names in lowercase with no spaces (again).
    2. Create a Site Title that includes your first and last names. This can be written normally.
    3. Click Signup.

Register for WordPress Class Blog
You will get a confirmation page reminding you to check your email.
Register for WordPress Class Blog

  1. Find the email from this website. Click on the activation link.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. You will get another confirmation page, this time with your temporary password shown. Click the Log in link.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. Enter your username and temporary password in the login screen. Click Log In.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. In the WordPress Dashboard, hover over Users and click on Your Profile when it appears.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. Make adjustments to your name and change your password to something you will remember. Click Update Profile.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. In the black bar at top, hover over the house icon and select Visit Site.
Register for WordPress Class Blog
  1. View the front end of your class blog.
Register for WordPress Class Blog