You use the Blogs widget to display blogs on your website pages.
You select what content to display and then specify how blogs are listed and displayed individually.
The Blogs widget can be used along with Blog post widget. You can configure the widgets to work together and once you click on а blog title to see all blog posts for the currently selected blogs (listed in the Blog posts widget). To achieve this, configure the Blogs widget Open single item in... and select a page with a Blog post widget. Then configure the Blog post widget to show posts From currently opened blog.
PREREQUISITES: You created at least one blog item. For more information, see Create blogs.
List settings define how blogs are listed by the Blogs widget. Choose one of the following options:
Divides the blogs into pages. In the input field, specify how many blogs per page to display.
Displays only a limited number of blogs. In the input field, specify how many blogs to display.
No limit and paging
Displays all blogs that meet the requirements and filters you set in the Content tab.
By default, last published blog items are listed on top. You can select a different sorting criterion:
Select the template you want to use to list blogs on the webpage.
Expand More options section to specify CSS file names and apply additional CSS classes to the Blogs widget.
Single item settings define how individual blogs are displayed. Choose one of the following options:
Open single item in...
Select one of the following options:
When you click a blog, it is displayed in an automatically generated page with the same layout as the list page.
Selected existing page…
From the list of existing pages, select the specific page in which blogs are displayed.
NOTE: To display a blog in a page, the page must have a Blogs widget added in advance.
Select the template you want to use to display blogs on the webpage.
In Advanced settings, you specify individual properties of the widget:
Defines the location where you should be redirected when you click a blog title. Available options are:
Gets the ID of the page you selected in the Selected existing page.. option in the Single item settings tab page.
Gets the template you selected in the Detail template dropdown menu in the Single item settings tab page.
Gets the template you chose in the List template dropdown menu in the List settings tab page.
Model settings display all properties directly bound to the Blogs widget model. Access these properties by clicking the Model button in Advanced settings.
By default, a single content item is displayed in Detail view. This property enables you to configure whether single content items are displayed in Detail or in List view by entering Detail or List, respectively.
Gets and sets an additional CSS class to the detail view of a blog item.
Gets the value you selected in the Simple List settings tab page:
Defines whether to filter blog items depending on the blog posts they contain. Choose one of the following options:
Defines the number of blogs per page when paging is enabled. The default value is 20.
Gets and sets an additional CSS class to the list view.
Defines period when the post for a blog should be created in order this blog to be displayed option Only blogs that have posts not older than… months is selected.
Defines minimum posts count that a blog should have in order to be displayed when option Blogs with more than … posts is selected.
If you have more than one providers added, you can use a blogs providers different than the default one. To do this, specify the name of this provider.
NOTE: If you leave this property value empty, the default blogs provider is used.
Gets the option that you chose in the Content tab page. The possible values you can chose from are:
In case you specifically select some blogs, the IDs of the selected blogs are serialized and populated in that field. For example:
Adds additional sorting expression for the blogs. The default value is PublicationDate DESC.
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