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Site Settings

The Settings menu inside your blog dashboard is where you configure how your blog works. To access settings click on the ‘Settings’ Button in the left-hand menu  of your site dashboard.

Site Settings

Site Settings Overview

Here is a quick overivew of the main Settings submenus:

  • General Settings – where you configure the broad settings of your blog including your blog tiltle, blog tagline, blog admin email address, how you want date and time displayed amd your timezone.
  • Writing Settings – controls your writing experience and if you are able to use remote publishing including XML-RPC.
  • Reading Settings – controls how your blog displays to visitors and your RSS feed options.
  • Discussion Settings – determines how comments are handled on your posts and pages.
  • Media Settings – controls how your media is displayed.
  • Privacy Settings – controls who can and can’t view your blog.
  • Blog Avatar Settings – where you upload your blog avatar which is displayed in your sidebar when you add the Blog Avatar and in the CSU Thinkspace Blog Directory and Blog Listing.
  • Google Analytics Settings – where you can add Google Analytics tracking code for advanced tracking of your blog stats.

Some plugins such as AddThis Social Share plugin also add a menu item under settings when they are activated. You use these plugin settings page to set up or control how the plugin works.