With the module 'Blogs' you can write blog articles. Your readers can respond to the articles. You can find the module under the header 'Website'.
On this page:
- Module overview
- Controlling the folders
- Controlling the blog articles
- Blog article status
- Summary of the blog article
- Related articles
With the module 'Blogs' you can write blog articles. Your readers can respond to the articles. You can find the module under the header 'Website':
On the left-hand side of the module, you will see a structure of 'folders' and 'blogs'. You will also have the option to choose 'all blogs', where the module will show you all blog articles that have been added to the different folders and blogs.
On the right-hand side of the module, you will see the 'blog articles'. Each blog article line ends with the publication status, whether a schedule has been set, or if the accessibility has been set:
Controlling the folders
By default, you will see the action button 'add blog' added to the menu bar on the left-hand side of the module.
When you select a specific folder, you will find several additional action buttons to control your folder when you click 'More':
Edit blog: Change the name of the folder, choose a standard template, or apply the template recursively.
Delete blog: Delete the folder and everything within it.
Change blog permissions: You can set permissions at the folder level.
Duplicate blog: Duplicate the entire folder and everything within it.
Publish blog: Publish everything within the folder in one go.
Controlling the blog articles
By default, you will see the following action buttons on the menu bar on the right-hand side of the module:
Search: This will unfold a search bar:
You can search here by title or author. When you click on 'Advanced search' more search options appear. You can also search by source name, tags, date of creation and date of modification. In addition, you can apply your search to all blogs instead of just the current blog.
Share on social media (You can only choose this option if your social media has been linked in the modules 'Twitter' and/or 'Facebook')
When you select a specific blog article you will find several additional action buttons to control your redirect when you click 'More':
Rollback: Version control; With this option, you can rollback to an earlier version.
Change permissions: Change whether different user groups can view, add, edit, delete or publish content, or change permissions.
Change scheduling: You can set when a blog article goes on or offline.
Change accessibility: You can change the accessibility to this content; everyone, just registered visitors or only specific visitor groups.
Duplicate: Duplicate the selected blog article.
Audit log: An overview of all edits to the blog article.
Blog article status
Other than the other modules, blog articles can have 4 different statussus. The colour of the flags show you what the status is. It can be red, yellow, blue, or green.
Published but changed.
New and not published.
Comments waiting for approval.
Published and not changed.
Summary of the blog article
When you select a blog article, a summary will appear at the bottom of the module.
The general part of the summary will inform you of:
- The title of the blog article
- The name of the blog the article is part of
- The direct URL of the blog article
- The image that was added to the blog article
The properties part of the summary will inform you of:
- The date and time of the creation
- The date and time of the last edit
- The date and time of publication
- Who has made the changes