Books and Bytes:A UWF Libraries Weblog UWF Library Digital & Learning Technology
Weblog Placement on Site Click on title link to view blog. Click on RSS buttons to subscribe to either the content or all comments.
Main Navigation Areas Blog interactive monthly calendar Click to previous months
Calendar Usage For date by date posts, click on the shadowed dates to see entries in November.
Blogroll Entries Blogroll entries link to Library Web pages. Quad topics: About, Research, Find, and Services are represented.
Categories Categories link to posts relating to specific topics. Visible on the right as a list and under each post as tags
Archival Categories If you click on Special Collections as a Category, blog entries with the tag Special Collections are provided as archives.
Social Bookmarking Links Social Bookmarking Links at the end of each post for convenience.
Social Bookmarks StumbleUpon Technorati Del.icio.us BlinkBits Bloglines
RSS Syndication RSS Feeds: Universal symbol for RSS, four common feed aggregators, and Help.
What is a feed? A feed is a standardized format that allows you to subscribe to the content with an aggregator.
Why Care About Feeds? Time and convenience. Read updates from all of your favorite Web sites from one Web page.
How to Subscribe? Use one of the top four aggregators, or even Microsoft IE7. Web-based for convenience, many also have search engines.
Bloglines Aggregator Bloglines is one of the news readers you can easily set up to subscribe to the library blog.
Bloglines Aggregator www.bloglines.comClick register to begin.
Bloglines Aggregator Copy the blog url in the box and click subscribe.
How to View a Comment To View a comment, click on the Comment link under any blog entry.
How to Post a Comment To post, click on the same area or No Comments To post, complete all required entries and Click on Submit Comment.
Search Blog Type keywords in search box and click search.
Future Template Possibilities • Pages • Categories • Flickr Photostream • RSS Syndication • Site search engine located in header
Other Possibilities • Categories • Blogroll • RSS Syndication • Meta • Site search engine locate in header
2008 Books and Bytes Design • A smart 2-column, blue and gray theme • Closest to University of West Florida Templates • Has Sidebar Arrangement where you can drag and drop widgets
Excellent Feature Rich Possibilities • Calendar • Blogroll • Categories • Site search engine • RSS Syndication • Archives
Submitting Content • 3 – 5 paragraphs either in an email or a word document • An image • A link to where you obtained the image • Send via email to Stephen or Ray
XML, RSS, and Atom? RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, and Atom are eXtended Markup Languages.