Blogging is one form of content sharing in the Canvas Community. Posts are meant to share personal experiences with Canvas and offer insights from your unique perspective.
Community members can post content in a blog in a Group blog or their own personal User blog.
Note: Personal blogs are reserved for select users.
Posting content in the Canvas Community is a great way to organize your thoughts and share your expertise.
- Determine where you want the blog post to reside. Please do not create duplicate posts in multiple groups. The share function serves as a way to share content across the community without duplication.
- To determine the appropriate format for your content, visit What is the difference between a blog and a document in Community Groups?
- Think about the topic and ways it can benefit other users.
- Add images to banner.
- For more tips, visit Blogging for Apples (in the Canvas Community)
All community members can contribute blog posts to members-only groups, as long as they are members of that group.
Learn more about the difference between a blog and a document in Community Groups.
Note: Some private or secret groups may not have the blogging tool enabled.
Write a Blog Post
On the group's home page, under the Share a Resource section, click the Write a blog post link . Or, in the Actions menu , click the Blog Post link .
Personal User Blog
Community members who have authored 10 or more blogs and are at an Educator II status will be considered for user blogs. (If you qualify and still do not have a user blog, please contact Stefanie Sanders).
Open Personal User Blog
In your user profile, click the Content tab . Click the [your name] Blog link  to write your blog post.
Click the Write a blog post link and add content.
Publish Blog Post
Select the Your personal blog radio button. 
In the Advanced Options settings, you can restrict comments  and/or schedule when your blog post is published .
To immediately publish your blog post, click the Publish button .
If you want save your work and continue writing, click the Save Draft button .