blogs - create one

It’s easy to create and maintain a weblog. Use one of these free services:,,, or

Each of these services allows you to create a blog on its servers. Follow the instructions at Tar Heel Bloggers to create a blog on your UNC Onyen server space – when you do this, your blog’s address will be

You can also create a blog with a unique address. First, buy a domain name for about $15/year at or Then, follow the instructions on to set up your weblog.

Subscription blog services such as TypePad offer more publishing tools and page design options. Server-side weblog software such as MovableType and TextPattern - which you install onto your webspace - is more powerful yet, but such programs require HTML savvy and other programming knowledge. See Blogroots for a comprehensive list of weblog tools and programs.

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by Anton Zuiker, last updated 02.27.2004