Create a Blog Post

Create a Blog Post

1.      Click the Create a post link under the name of the blog where you want to add a post.

You can also go into the blog if you need to see other posts, and create a post from there as well.



2.      The Create a post page opens.


3.      In the Title input field, enter the title of the post.


4.      In the text editor, enter the body of the post.


5.      In the Summary field, you can enter a summary for the post.


6.      You can classify your blog post using the Categories and tags section.


7.      In the More options section, you’ll have following options: 

  • To edit the generated URL of the post, click the Change button and enter a new URL name.
  • To allow or forbid users to leave comments about the post, select or deselect the Allow comments checkbox.
  • Configure multiple URLs for the blog post 
    • To configure a blog post to have more than one URL, select the Allow multiple URLs for this item... checkbox.
    • In the input box, enter the additional URLs that you want this blog post to have. Enter one URL per line.


    • If you want all the URLs that you have entered to point to the default URL of the post, select the Additional URLs redirect to the default URL checkbox.
      If you uncheck this checkbox, each URL will display the blog post without redirecting.


Under Related Data, choose the author for the blog post by clicking the Select button. If you have not created any authors, you can create a new one in this menu.


To create a new author:

  • Click Create new item
  • You’ll now see the Create an Author page where you can edit the following:
    The only required areas here are Full Name and an image.


o   LinkedIn URL

Here you can enter the author’s LinkedIn URL.


o   Full Name

Enter the author’s name


o   Biographical information

Enter a bio for the author if you’d like.


o   Tile, Company, Facebook URL, Twitter URL, and Email address are all optional.


o   Under Related Media you will need to choose or upload an image for the author.


  • Click Publish to save the author.


 Under Related Media, you’ll need to select or upload an image to go with the blog   post.

Only one blog image is required. If you only upload one image, that image will be used for all social media platforms.


 If the post is ready to go public, click Publish.

If you would like to preview the post, click Save as Draft and the Preview button will appear to the left.


You can also save the post as a draft, set a publish date, or drop it altogether by clicking Back to Posts.


To set a publish/unpublish date:

  • Click the More actions button



  • Choose Publish/Unpublish on Specific Date
  • You’ll now see options to select a Publication date, and Date to Unpublish.
    The unpublish date is optional.



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