Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Blog

Once you decide to run your blog on, setting it up is a snap. In this chapter, you sign up with, get familiar with its workings, choose among settings, and select a visual theme for your new blog’s appearance.


Sign Up with

View Your New Blog

Get to Know Your Blog’s Dashboard

Understanding the Admin Bar

Understanding the Home Page

Create Your Profile

Select Your General Settings

Consider Premium Options

Buy a Domain at

Map a Domain to

Choose Your Personal Settings

Make Your ...

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