How to Use Ghost
Your blog is up and running! Awesome. Here’s a quick guide to all the basic things you can do next:
Writing your first post
Ghost is unlike many other blogging platforms out there, rather than having a standard text editor, Ghost blog posts are written using Markdown. Markdown is a minimal syntax for marking up your documents with formatting, using punctuation and special characters. Markdown is also used within Ghost blog posts for uploading images. For more information on how to use markdown and publish content within Ghost, see:
- How do I publish a post?
- Markdown Guide
- How do I add an image to a post?
- How do I publish a static page?
Customizing your blog theme
Ghost themes are very easy to customize. You can do everything from changing the layout and style of your blog to integrating a commenting system or a contact form. For more information on how you can customize your blog, see:
- Ghost Themes Overview
- How to add Disqus to my Ghost blog
- How to create a custom page template
- How do I change my navigation menu
- How to add Google Analytics
Congratulations, you’ve just setup your Ghost blog! If you’re looking for more information on how to use Ghost, checkout these other articles: