Blog associated with my website domain

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Do you provide blog building software?
Or do you provide hosting if I use
Or can I use a subdomain of my homestead website as a blog adddress?
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Michelle C, Employee

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Yes, Homestead does offer a blog feature for the websites. To add a blog to a SiteBuilder plus website refer to the information here.
For WebsiteBuilder sites, use the information here.

Homestead does not provide hosting for any Wordpress websites, our account use proprietary builders. Yes, you can set up a sub domain to point to a blog if its hosted elsewhere. 
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Thanks, but I don't have or use SiteBuilder plus, nor WebsiteBuilder, and the instructions for these don't work for me.  I have Homestead SiteBuilder, and the left navigation menu has:

Page Editor
File Manager

It doesn't have a "Websites Manager" button.

If I click on "Home" in the left navigation menu, I get a page with these links:

My Account
Site Stats
Manage Web Address
Manage Email Accounts
View Site
Create New Site
Switch Site
Edit Last Opened Page
Import File

No link for a blog builder or blog manager.

If I click on "My Account", it opens a web page that shows that I have the Website Gold Plus Package, and the features include "Blog", but there is no link to a blog builder or blog manager.

But, hunting around, I found that on the "Communication" tab of the Page Editor of my Homestead SiteBuilder program, listed under "Social", there is a "Blog" icon.  I found that a blog is a gadget that can be inserted on a website page, so I created a new page named "Blog" for that purpose, putting my logo and Site Navigation Menu at the top of the page and my new blog underneath.  I plan to make a "Blog" subdomain that points to the "Blog" page.  It seems neater and more professional-looking to have "blog." in front of my URL rather than "/blog.html" after it.

Unfortunately, the blog post editor is unable to cut and paste text, making it tedious to import text from other sources.
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Yes, that editor is unfortunately older and outdated. We definitely recommend you switch to the online Sitebuilder Plus editor for better functionality.

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