|George J. Mitchell Field, formerly a US Navy Fuel Depot and now a public/dog park in Harpswell, Maine.|
About once a year I give my blog a makeover. My aim this time was to integrate my stand alone website (for my artwork and writing) with my blog. I also wanted to reduce the clutter in my sidebar. On google blogger you can add up to 20 stand alone pages with tabs appearing under the banner (like mine) or in the sidebar. Thanks, Carol, for nudging me to add a homepage.
Under the "Posting" tab click "Edit Pages"and then "New Pages." You create a new page like writing a blog post and then publish.
To create the automatic jump from the new page to my website, I added new code to my "Edit HTML" screen of the new page:
angelfire.com's instructions on adding automatic redirecting
More Posting Tips:
To improve your blog, read The Story Siren's Ten Things I Dislike About Your Blog. This is a must read post for all bloggers. The only point I disagreed with was word verification. I get bombarded with spam without it.
Here's my Advice for New Bloggers with your helpful comments.
Bookstore Watch: one of my favorite authors, Ann Patchett has opened a bookstore.
Shakespeare Watch: from the latest New Yorker, "Who Wrote Shakespeare," by Eric Idle. Hilarious!