Chapter 13. Advanced Blogging Techniques

If you have a blog, how can you make it more interesting or more “you”? Blog popularity is due in large part to blogs’ simplicity. Blog hosts have made setting up a personal site easy. Everyone on the Internet—no matter what level of technical proficiency—is capable of setting up a blog.

But what if you’re a little further along in the blog experience and are ready for a change? One of the best ways is to redesign your blog and add new features. This chapter takes an existing blog and tweaks it so that it’s more your style. You learn how to

• Customize your blog—Add an image or change colors—by editing the blog template

• “Automate” your site so that your readers know when a new post appears using a technology ...

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