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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx


On this page you’ll find links to everything you need to know about using this site – like how to read and write posts. It’s also a good place to find out what you can do on the site if you’ve just joined. Welcome!

If you haven’t already, have a quick read of our Community Guidelines to find out what is expected of you as a member of the Inside a Dog community. 


How do I set up my profile?

Your profile lets readers know what you’re writing and what you love to read.

More about my profile

How do I set up my blog?

You can have as many blogs as you like and it’s easier than you think.

More about blog set up

How do I write posts?

Write your first post, add tags and images and link to books and authors.

More about writing posts

What is the dashboard?

Your dashboard gives you easy access to everything you can do on the site.

More about the dashboard

What is a contributor?

Contributors can write posts for your blog, share interests – maybe even drafts.

More about contributors

What is my feed?

Your feed gives you a personalised list of posts from your favourite blogs.

More about My feed


Need more help?

If you’re looking for something specific, try searching for it, otherwise, have a look at our How-to blog.

See more help posts