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Blogging for Editors

For this how to we are assuming that you are already comfortable working with TYPO3 as an editor and know your way around the TYPO3 backend.

Create a new post

To create a new post, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the page module
  2. Click on the plus icon on top of the page tree
  3. Drag the blog entry page type into the page tree to where you want to create your new post
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Create a new blog post page

  1. Click on your page in the page tree
  2. Click on edit page properties
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Go to page properties

  1. Make sure your blog post page is not disabled
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Access settings: Enable your entry

  1. Click on tab “Blog”
  2. Choose tags for your blog post
  3. Choose if you want to enable comments
  4. Choose if you want to enable sharing
  5. Define an archive date if your want to remove a blog post by given date from the main list (not for tag, category, date or archive lists)

Note

If you want to add categories do so with the normal TYPO3 categories (Tab: Categories)

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Blog entry settings

Add content to your post

  1. Add content elements to your blog post page

Note

You can add all kinds of content elements that you are using on the rest of your web site, too. The blog itself doesn’t provide any special elements for the content of your blog entry as sticking close to the rest of your website ensures a consistent look and feel for your visitors.

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Set a details page for an author

  1. Go to the properties page of an author
  2. Click on the “Blog data” tab
  3. Set a details page for the author to link to as it’s details page