|A blog is a continuous sequence of entries (or posts) in chronological order, with the newest entry at the top. The word "blog" is short for "web log". Blogs started as a type of personal web site like a log or journal. They are typified by providing a simple way for people to quickly publish information online without requiring technical skills – and the ability to post comments on the author's entry.
|The tool developed by the Web Publishing Service in IT Services to create, manage and maintain a blog.
|An aggregation of blog entries, usually centered around a theme, entry type or group, such as a particular academic department.
|A description of a blog that appears next to the blog's title in blog directories.
|A listing of blog titles and descriptions.
|A question that is posted to your blog.
|A title that appears at the top of a blog and alongside the blog's description in blog directories.
|People who blog.
|Appears at the top of the left hand column in a blog and shows the days in the current month. Any days on which one or more entries have been created will be a link.
|A useful way of grouping entries into common subjects. Clearly defined categories can help visitors navigate your blog.
|A note or remark about a blog entry. Comments appear underneath the blog entry.
|Contact owner page
|A page that allows people to email the blog's owner.
|People who write entries on a blog owned by someone else. A contributor may also be referred to as a guest poster.
|The graphic style or appearance of a blog.
|An single, self-contained item written by an author and published on the blog. Also referred to as a post.
|An entry clearly linked by subject to a previous entry on the same blog. For example, an author might publish an entry saying they will be speaking at an upcoming conference and then write a follow-up entry sharing their conference slides or audio.
|A collection of images.
|Made up of a number of people specified by the blog owner. Privacy levels on an entry can be controlled by setting up groups.
|The top-most element in a blog. The header bar contains the blog title.
|IT Services username
|When any member of the University signs up for services provided by IT Services, they are assigned an individual username.
|IT Services password
|A memorable word used with a username to access the University network, email and other applications provided by IT Services.
|The left hand side of a blog contains the calendar, most recent entry links, gallery links, links to most recent comments, category links and links to different types of entry.
|The central column of a blog containing entries.
|A team or project blog. Blog owners can request a second, non-personal, blog for use with a group of people or contributors.
|An individual blog. A personal blog will have one owner and usually does not have any contributors.
|Personal Development Plan.
|View a blog entry before publishing it.
|Specifies who can view a blog entry.
|The act of putting an entry live on a blog.
|Report a problem
|A link for reporting blog entries that are causing offence or concern.
|A blog entry critiquing a book, CD or DVD.
|Enter a username and password to log into a blog.
|A link between entries on different blogs.
|To transfer a file (often an image) from a computer to a blog.
|A web site address. Your blog URL will usually something like http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/yourname/
|See IT Services username.
|Underneath the header bar, the utility bar contains links to sign in, create entries on and manage a blog
|Warwick web sign on
|The service enabling students and staff to use a single username and password to sign in to many different services including email, SiteBuilder, timetables, printing and blogs.
|All the blogs and blog collections at the University of Warwick. The Warwick Blogs homepage is http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk.