Blog Category and Blog Posts

Adding a Blog Post is easy in AdvantageCSP when you follow the order of operations. First you must create the categories in the Blog Category tool from the navigation menu on the left side. Once categories have been created you can proceed to create a Blog Post, see the steps below.


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Create a Blog Category

  1. Go to Content Manager.
  2. Go to Blog Category.
  3. Click the Add_button.jpgbutton.
  4. Fill in the Category Name.
  5. Click the Publish button in the top right and select the Share and Publish check boxes, followed by the Publish It! button. If you manage multiple sites, here is where you can easily share and publish categories to them all from this button.


Create a Blog Post

  1. Go to Content Manager.
  2. Click on Blog Post.
  3. Click the Add_button.jpgbutton.
  4. The Version Name will be filled in with the current date and time, or you may choose your own name.
  5. Fill in the Article Information section with the Title, Date, Summary and Published By. In the Page URL section enter the SEO Name.
  6. In the Taxonomy section is where you'll use the check boxes to select all the relevant category names you had created earlier. In the Additional Keywords field add the relevant keywords for the Blog Post you are creating.
  7. Images for the post are selected and edited in the Images field where you'll see a tab for Thumbnail and Detail.
  8. Next the Content field displays the standard editor for you to add content for your blog post.
  9. At this point you can Save Draft or Publish.

Add a Blog Post to a Page

  1. Go to Page Manager
  2. If the blog post will be added to an existing page then click on the Content icon. In the Drag and Drop Widgets on the right side drag Blog Post widget to the area of the page you want your blog to appear.

  3. Click the Pencil edit icon.
  4. Configure how you want your blog posts to appear by entering the required information and selecting check boxes for the various settings.

  5. Click Update in the top right.
  6. Your blog page will look similar to this:

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