My website is very easy to use, but just in case you are having any problems, here is a step by step guide to navigating your way through ’Jake’s Carp Fishing Blog’.
When you enter my site the first thing you see is the ‘Homepage’. this shows my latest three blog posts. At the bottom of each page there is a <<Previous Entries button. Click this to read all my previous posts.
On the right hand side of the ‘Homepage’ is the Navigation bar. Read About is a large section split into various categories.You can find out more information about me and my plans, who are my sponsors and my associates, and find out about my lovely dogs. There is a chance to see my various picture galleries, and read about my other forms of media.
My Sessions is a drop down menu with the names of all the places I have fished at to date. You may want to read an update on how I got on. Some are just a general update, and these were written before the blog got underway. Others though, are daily posts shown in full and each post normally comes with pictures too! All the sessions start at the end and not the beginning so you must use the <<Previous Entries button to navigate through the session, till you find the day you want to read about, then open it in full. And, obviously more lakes and rivers will be added as I fish at them.
Next we have some My Links. These are useful links to websites you may wish to look at. A small window appears with a picture of the website you are about to link to. The website will open in a new window which means you also stay connected to my blog.
Latest Comments reveals any comments that you, I, or any other readers may have recently made. You can read these if you wish, or if you want to make any comments about anything on the site, or want to ask any questions, then do not hesitate to do so. I will try my best to answer them all, but please be patient as I am supposed to be fishing after all!
My Stats shows how many people are visiting my website.
I have recently added a Post Calender. This is to make it easier to find days you have missed. The dates shown in orange have a post published. If you scroll over the date it displays the name of the post on that particular day. It should save you time, rather than having to go looking back through the archives for that particular date.
I have also added a Search facility below the Post Calender. Type in what you are looking for. A particular word, shockleader for example, and it will then search all of my posts. Once it finds suitable posts, it displays them all so you can choose one.
Do you want to receive RSS feeds direct to your PC. If you do click on the RSS icon and follow the instructions. The advantages are you get notified automatically when I have published a new blog post; which means you don’t have to log on till you get the RSS notification – it saves you time.
Do you know what Twitter is? Twitter is a relatively new idea that enables people with a Twitter account to write shorts comments or statements known as Tweets. If you join Twitter, which is free, you can then follow people, such as myself, and you get notified every time I make a new Tweet. It is rather like receiving a short text message. Alternatively my Tweets are shown on the bottom of the navigation bar under My Twitter, which enables you to read them directly on my website.
I know most of this information is self-explanatory, but I hope it helps you to use my website more effectively.