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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: This is the complete text of your blog post
      • 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: Just a brief summary of the post, it is shown on the main blog page before they read the full post
    • Tags: These are search tags for major topics in your post
    • Display: This will post your blog to the website on a day and take it down when you would like it to automatically be removed from the site
    • Show Archives: This will allow previous entries that have been archived to be view by the public
  5. Saving Options
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    • Save: Will save changes without posting to the live site
    • Save and Publish: Will save changes and publish to the live site
  6. Pop-up Options
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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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    • Comments: Attach a brief description of the blog
    • Mobile Text/Push Message: Attach a message to the SMS notification
    • Include link to item: Provides a link to the item within the SMS message for a user to select via their mobile device.
    • 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: The notification will then send accordingly to those who have signed up in Notify Me for the selected Blog category



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