Movable Type preferences will assist you in adding the first level of customization for your weblog. These general preferences don't offer the same level of customization as will the custom templates and other preferences you'll build later in this book. Nevertheless, the general preferences are important, as they ensure that Movable Type is configured appropriately for you and your site visitors.
General preferences include the following:
Weblog Description. This option allows you to set a description of your log that will be displayed in the Movable Type main menu.
Number of Days Displayed. This option allows you to set a default of how many days' worth of entries will be visible on your log page.
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