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Add a Blog Posting

Who can use this feature?

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Overview

This article will show you how to add a Blog Posting.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > Blog
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  2. Select the blog category you wish to add an entry
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  3. Select the Add Item button
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  4. Complete your blog entry
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    • Post Name: Public Name of this blog post
    • Full Post: Complete text of your blog post
      • Note: This uses the editor just like what is found in pages, to see the full menu select the “Show Advanced Tools” button at the end of the toolbar.
    • Lead In: Brief summary of the post; displays on the main blog page before a user reads the full post
    • Tags: Search tags for major topics in your post
      • Note: Separate each tag with a comma, e.g. City Council, Meeting, Announcement.
    • Display: Create a Starting On date (publishing date) and Stopping On date (expiration date)
    • Show Archives: Choose to allow previous entries that have been archived to be viewed by the public
  5. Select a saving option at the top of the page
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    • Cancel: Do not save changes
    • Save: Will save changes without posting to the live site
    • Save and Publish: Will save changes and publish to the live site
  6. Choose to include in the RSS Feed
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    • OK: Select OK to include your blog post in the RSS feed
    • Cancel: Select Cancel to exclude your blog post from the RSS feed
  7. A notification window will open; your options to send the notification include
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    • Subject: Add a subject heading
    • Comments: Attach a brief description of the blog
    • Send
      • On Start Date: Sends the notification on the start date previously set
      • Immediately: Sends the notification immediately
    • Select Send, Don’t Send, or Cancel: Notification will send accordingly to those who have signed up in Notify Me for the selected Blog category



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