Chapter . Publish a Blog

Blog is a contraction of Web log, describing a Web site on which a writer, or group of writers, posts items on a regular basis focusing on a specific subject. The items typically include text, images, and links to other Web sites or Internet resources. Blogs display content in reverse chronological order, with the latest entries at the top of the page.

Although we didn’t call them blogs in the early days, blogs have been on the Web all along. Blogging took off in 2001 with the emergence of Blogger and other free Web-based blogging services that made it easy to add new blog entries and keep old entries organized. Blogging has become a popular means of communication and has been adopted by the mainstream media, although it ...

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