In this chapter, you learned the basics about blogging with Apache Roller, and how to manage the blogroll, an important element of every blog that shows up in the front page. You also saw how to maximize your front page's space, by means of the Summary field.
Specifically, we covered:
How to create your first user and weblog
How to adjust basic settings for your server and weblog
How to create and edit weblog entries (posts)
How to manage categories for your weblog
How to manage your weblog's blogroll (creating, editing, and deleting bookmarks)
How to use the Rich Text Editor included in Roller in order to enhance the appearance of your posts
How to use the Summary field when creating a post in order to show only a summary of that post in the front page, instead of showing the full post
These are the basic operations you can do in a weblog.
In Chapter 5, you'll learn to add multimedia content to your weblog (images, sounds, video) and about some interesting tools from Google, YouTube, and...