“I Blog, Therefore I Am” — An Introduction to Blogging

Part three in a workshop series sponsored by UW Department of Communications, the Seattle Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications and the UW Alumni Association. From the promo:
Blogging is one of the hottest buzzwords in communication today, whether we're talking about journalism, public relations, politics or marketing. Learn what makes blogs different from other Web site forms, analyze a variety of blogging technologies and hosts, and explore how local businesses and media companies are incorporating blogs into their communication mix.
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How To: Uploading An Image In WP

Note: WP changed the interface in Mar 2008. These screenshots are no longer accurate for Wordpress.com but are for an earlier installed version of WP. When I've updated this, I'll link to it here.
This post is "how to" insert an image into a WordPress blog post. First, if the image is not yet hosted on a webserver somewhere, you need to upload it to WordPress or to an image hosting site such as Flickr or PhotoBucket. The "upload to WordPress" is easy -- look at the bottom of your blog post window: there is an "upload" tab. Browse your harddrive and find your image (this is web-based FTP). Be sure your cursor is where you want the image to appear when you do this step! [Note: you have only 50 MB 3 GB of free space at WordPress -- if you're going to use images frequently, you'll want to host them on an external website.] …continue reading →