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  • How do I Create a Featured Blog Post

    Featured blog posts appear at the beginning of any Blog element formatted with a list style. To create a featured blog post:Go to the Blog element.Select Manage Posts from the element menu.Locate the post in the list and click the edit link.Click the Advanced tab.Click the Is Featured Blog Post box.Click the Save button.

  • Blog Featured Image

      The blog post featured image lets you specify an image to display prominently at the beginning of a blog post. For a featured image to display, the Featured Image box must be checked on the blog post settings. And you must upload your featured image for the post.

  • Blog Thumbnail Images

    Thumbnail images let you add visual interest to your blog post listings. When you assign a thumbnail to a blog post, if the blog element is set to show thumbnails and the blog display format is a list type, then the thumbnail for each post is displayed to the left of the post title. Any blog post that does not have thumbnail image assigned will have its normal left alignment.

  • Manage Posts

    The Blog element's Manage Posts page lets you see a listing of all the blog posts within that element. Follow these steps to manage posts: Go to the page that contains the Blog element. Select Manage Posts from the Blog element menu.

  • Write a blog post

    This tutorial will show you how to add blog posts to your blog element.
  • Using Facebook comments

    Facebooks comments allow people to make comments on your site and also on their Facebook page at the same time. This could help attract more people to your site.

  • Add a blog element

    If you want to put blog posts, news, or press releases you will want to add a blog element to your site. 
  • Use Disqus for your commenting system

    Disqus plugs into your website seamlessly. Users never leave your website when they interact with your blog posts via Disqus. Using Disqus comments will require you to set up a free Disqus account.

  • Mark comment as Not Spam

    The system automatically detects a comment as spam. When it is detected, the comment will not be visible to the public, but will be visible to blog editors who log into the site. This tutorial will show you how to mark the comment as Not Spam.

  • Mark comment as spam

    The system automatically detects comments as spam. It's a spam detection system that is continuously learning and getting better at removing spam. By marking a comment as spam you are helping the spam detection system improve. 

  • Approve blog comments

    Comments on blog posts can be moderated so that they are not made live until approved.
  • Delete a blog comment

    If a blog comment is not to your liking, you can log in to your site and delete it.

  • Sharing blog posts from one blog element to another

    Sometimes you want to have a blog page on your site, but also have another Blog element on your home page that share the same posts and has different settings.  By following this support article you can share the blog posts by adding posts to only one Blog element.
  • Uploading an attachment larger than 50MB

    Adding an attachment to your blog post will allow users to download it if needed.  This is also used for uploading your Podcast to the website.
  • Point the blog post details to a specific page

    The blog details page is a system created page based on your selected default template.  You can however have your blog details show on a page you specify.

  • Adding a blog summary

    Adding a blog summary allows for teaser information that might attract attention and make the readers click to read the whole blog post.
  • Turning off comments on a blog post.

    There might be times when you might have a blog post that you do not want any comments to be made on it.  Even though comments are allowed at the blog element level, you can turn off comments on each individual blog post.
  • Edit a blog post

    Once a blog post is made live you can edit the content and save your updates.  Edits can be made if the post is live or if it is scheduled to go live.
  • Delete a blog post

    Sometimes it is necessary to delete a blog post.  Here is how that's done.
  • How and why to use Feedburner

    There are several compelling reasons to use Feedburner to generate a new feed address instead of simply sharing your raw feed address. Find out more by reading this tutorial.
  • Podcasting with the blog element

    Deliver media effectively by using our blog element to create a podcast of your most recent content. Combine this with Feedburner and attract subscribers through iTunes. This is a power platform for distributing your media materials.
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