Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Private blogs and who can read them.

So, I've never had a private blog before. I've never felt the need, until now. I never had a private myspace account until recently either. I figured, I don't have anything to hide. I'm an open book.

And for the most part, that is still true. I don't really need to hide anything, but not there is this thing that I would like to discuss...that I would like to share, just not with everyone (yet). No, I'm not pregnant (yet). It's a hobby, a dream, something that I feel deeply about but that I'm unsure of right now. It's a work in progress.

Anyway, I started a separate blog here on blogger for it and set it to private and sent out a few invites to those that I wished to share with (for now). The problem is I wasn't aware that those people had to have a 'google account' in order to accept the invitation. Some of them don't care to sign up for another whole account, understandably so. I went to wordpress and did a little research and it's basically the same there..must be a wordpress member.

So, I'm asking you. Do you have any ideas on how to make a blog 'private' and be able to invite whomever you wish without them having to sign up for any new account to accept the invitation?


  1. on myspace, you can do a preffered list. It's private to anyone but the people on your list. Other than that I have no other suggestions...sorry, lady!!


  2. I know on some blogs I see password protected posts. I'm not sure how you do it, but I have seen it. Then you could just post it here, and it would only show a password box, and those that have the password can read it.

  3. I researched the password protected idea (thank you for the suggestion) and I don't think its possible on blogger. *sigh*

    Makes me want to move it altogether, but I have no clue how to go about getting your own domain and hosting and all of THAT stuff. Grrr.

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