Subscribing to a Blog portlet instance

If you want to be able to review posts without navigating to a Blog portlet instance, subscribe to the instance.

You can subscribe using as many of the following methods as appropriate:

Use any of the following procedures as appropriate:

+ To start subscribing to a portlet instance via My Subscriptions, e-mail, or Message Center

  1. Navigate to the portlet instance and maximize it.

  2. Click the Subscribe link, which is located near the bottom of the portlet instance.

The system displays the Subscribe page, which lists the available subscription options.

  1. Select as many checkboxes as are appropriate.

  2. Do one of the following:

Note that if you have already added a Blog portlet to the page, the option description says You can view all your subscriptions in your My Pages. If there is no text underneath the My Subscriptions option, that means that you have not set up your My Pages tab, which you must do before you can create a My Subscriptions portlet (though you can still use the My Subscriptions view accessible from any Blog portlet instance). If you want to create the portlet, you should set aside this process, navigate to My Pages, and use the wizard to set up the My Pages tab.

 

+ To modify your My Subscriptions, e-mail, or Message Center subscription options

  1. Navigate to the portlet instance and maximize it.

  2. Click the Subscribe link, which is located near the bottom of the portlet instance.

The system displays the Subscribe page, which lists all available subscription options and your current selections.

  1. Modify the selections as appropriate.

  2. Do one of the following:

Note that if you have already added a Blog portlet to the page, the option description says You can view all your subscriptions in your My Pages. If there is no text underneath the My Subscriptions option, that means that you have not set up your My Pages tab, which you must do before you can create a My Subscriptions portlet (though you can still use the My Subscriptions view accessible from any Blog portlet instance). If you want to create the portlet, you should set aside this process, navigate to My Pages, and use the wizard to set up the My Pages tab.

 

+ To subscribe via RSS feed

  1. Navigate to the portlet instance and maximize it.

  2. Click the Subscribe link, which is located near the bottom of the portlet.

The system displays the Subscribe page, which lists all available subscription options. Note that:

  1. Copy the URL displayed.

  2. Navigate to your reader and follow whatever instructions are offered for adding the feed.