Welcome to BlogBaker! This is a tutorial post to get your started. You may edit it or delete it, however, if you would like to read it again after doing so you may find it HERE.
The following sections will give you a brief overview of a few important areas of your blog! Before we start, you should be aware that most modifications and posting made on your blog will be done via the administration panel.
To access your administration panel, click on the "Administration Panel" link in the Meta widget located in the sidebar of your blog. Alternatively, you may enter the URL in manually to your address bar, like so: http://don3544.blogbaker.com/admin/.
Alright! Lets get started, shall we?
Writing and publishing posts is the most important part of a blog. To add your own posts, you may click on the Add New link in the "Posts" section of your administration panel as demonstrated by the image below:
From the "Create New Post" page, you may enter a title, content, define a brief excerpt of your content, and specify tags and categories. Once you are finished preparing your post, you may click on the Publish button as indicated by the image below:
Once a post has been published, you can view it by either Previewing it from your administration panel, or directly in the wild on your blog by going to your blog URL, like so: http://don3544.blogbaker.com/.
Modifying Your Theme
The easiest way to begin changing your theme is through the drag'n'drop Edit Mode included in BlogBaker. This tool may be accessed from the Edit Mode option of the "Appearance" section in your administration panel, or alternatively the Meta widget of your blog by clicking on the Enable Edit Mode link as shown below in this example image:
And once the page loads, you'll see roughly the image below. Click on the (+) image to begin selecting widgets and adding them to your widget bar at the bottom. From there you may drag them out and into containers on the page! Once you're done making changes, click on the green check-mark button to save.
Additionally, you can change your blog's theme by going to your administration panel, and clicking on the Themes option in the "Appearance" section. From there, you may change the variant of a particular theme (such as Light or Dark, for the default theme, "Fresh Print"), or select another theme for your blog.
A few more little things...
I would just like to address a couple of other little areas of interest: your profile, and your settings.
Your profile may be changed at any time by going to the Profile section of your administration panel. You may wish to update your public name, and possibly your biography.
Your blog settings are located just below the Profile section, in the Settings section. There, you may change the title and caption of your blog, your discussion options, your permalink structure and much, much more!
Last but not least!
If you run into any problems, please do not hesitate to contact Sparklit Support!
Thank you for reading!