Blogs and blog posts

You manage blogs and their posts on the Blogs page. To open the Blogs page, in the main menu in the upper part of the screen, click Content » Blogs.
The Blogs page appears, displaying a list of all created blogs with the number of posts in each blog and the date of the last post, together with actions you can perform on them.

When you open a blog you can view all posts in this blog.
To open the page with a blog’s posts, simply click on the blog whose post(s) you want to view.

To navigate back to Blogs page, click All blogs link in the upper-left part of the page.

The following table summarizes the main properties and actions for blogs and blog posts.

Property/Action Description
Widget to use and configure 
Display on pages 

Display content on your website

For more information about the pages where the blog posts are displayed, see Locations of content items: Canonical URLs.

Organization  Hierarchical structure
Comments 

On the page with all the posts for a blog, you can view all comments for a particular post by clicking on the Settings icon and then Comments.
All comments submitted for this blog are listed, along with information about the user that logged the comment and the blog post commented.

For more information about comments, see Overview: Comments module
Custom fields 

You can add a custom field to all blogs or to all posts. A custom field is a field that you create. For each blog and blog post there are default fields, such as author, title, etc. If you need to add different than the already existing fields, you must create a custom field. 

  • To manage the custom fields of blogs, on Blogs page, click Custom fields for blogs link in the right pane of the page.
  • To manage the custom fields of blog posts, on the page with all posts, click Custom Fields for Posts link in the right pane of the page.

For more information, see Overview: Custom fields.

You then display a custom field for blog posts on your website by adding it to a template for displaying blog posts.
For more information, see Overview: Widget templates
Permissions 

You can set permission for all blogs and blog posts and you can set individual permissions for each blog or blog post.

  • To change the permissions for all blogs, on Blogs page, click Permissions link in the right side of the page.
    The Permissions page appears.
  • To change the permissions for all blog posts, on the blog post page, click Permissions for posts in the right side of the page.
    The Permissions for posts page appears.

For more information about changing permissions, see Grant permissions for content.

Search and filter  Search and filter content items

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