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By Toby Mundy   September 2002


There are many reasons for an individual to have their own website. For some, it acts as a kind of shop window in which professional wares-be they writings or works of art-can be displayed. For others, the web is a means of self-publishing material that would otherwise never find a single reader. Quality is variable, of course, but more interesting is the way an increasing number are built around the weblog format.

A weblog (or “blog”) provides a running commentary on the host’s preoccupations and, usually, a multitude of links to their favourite sites. Since 1998, the number of…

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