buzzmyid.com Help - Create a Blog

  1. To create a blog you must first be registered as a user and signed in to your account.
  2. Go to Menu > Profile Home.
  3. Under your canvas picture you will see a set of tabs, select "Blogs".
  4. On the left hand side you will see a green button "Create Blog", select this.
  5. The create blog form appears with several fields to fill out.
  6. "Published" - yes or no. If you wish the blog to be instantly published, leave as yes. If you wish to work on the description etc, and do not wish to publish the blog until a later time, select 'no". You can change this to "yes" when you are ready.
  7. "Category" - select the category for the blog in the drop down list. Putting your blog into a category will enable it to be found easily by people searching for particular topics. If your blog does not fit in to any of the assigned categories, select "Other". (If you feel that a category should be created for your blog, please send us a suggestion by clicking on the "Contact Us" link in the footer).
  8. "Access" - here you specify the audience for your blog. The default is 'Public", as it is assumed that you would like it to be visible to the world in general, however you may specify otherwise. Please be aware that if you specify other than "Public", your blog title may still be visible under general searches, however the user may gain access to the blog unless they are granted access.
  9. "Title" - give your blog a title.
  10. "Blog Intro" - Give a short outline of the blog.
  11. "Blog Full" - Insert the text of your blog. You may use the editor to insert text or images etc.
  12. "Owner" - LEAVE THE OWNER AS IS. If you change this number you will lose control of the blog (You will not be able to edit / moderate comments / or delete it).
  13. Once all fields are complete press the "Create blog" button.
  14. Your blog will now appear in your profile under the "Blogs" tab, and will also be viewable to the public under 1) searches or under 2) Latest blogs in the menu under the categories selected by you.

buzzmyid.com Help - Edit Blog

  1. To edit a blog you must first be registered as a user and signed in to your account. You may only edit blogs created by yourself.
  2. Go to Menu > Profile Home.
  3. Under your canvas picture you will see a set of tabs, select "Blogs". A list of blogs created by you will appear under your profile.
  4. To edit a blog, find the blog and then hover your mouse / select the icon to the right of the blog created date. The icon gives access to either 1) edit, 2) unpublish or 3) delete the blog.
  5. To edit the blog, select edit.
  6. Edit the blog as per your preferences, then select the "Update" buttong at the bottom of the form.
  7. The blog will be updated with your changes.

buzzmyid.com Help - Unpublish Blog

  1. To unpublish a blog you must first be registered as a user and signed in to your account. You may only unpublish blogs created by yourself.
  2. Go to Menu > Profile Home.
  3. Under your canvas picture you will see a set of tabs, select "Blogs". A list of blogs created by you will appear under your profile.
  4. To unpublish a blog, find the blog and then hover your mouse / select the icon to the right of the blog created date. The icon gives access to either 1) edit, 2) unpublish or 3) delete the blog.
  5. To unpublish the blog, select unpublish
  6. A message will appear requesting confirmation that you wish to unpublish the blog - if you are sure - select "Yes". You may publish the blog again at a later date should you wish to do so.
  7. The blog will be updated with your changes.

buzzmyid.com Help - Delete Blog

  1. To delete a blog you must first be registered as a user and signed in to your account. You may only unpublish blogs created by yourself.
  2. Go to Menu > Profile Home.
  3. Under your canvas picture you will see a set of tabs, select "Blogs". A list of blogs created by you will appear under your profile.
  4. To delete a blog, find the blog and then hover your mouse / select the icon to the right of the blog created date. The icon gives access to either 1) edit, 2) unpublish or 3) delete the blog.
  5. To delete the blog, select dellete.
  6. A message will appear requesting confirmation that you wish to delete the blog - if you are sure - select "Yes". *NB THIS IS NOT REVERSIBLE.
  7. The blog will be deleted. 


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