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How to Add a Blog to the Express Editor

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How to add a Blog

Blogging is one of the many ways to reach out to people and be where they are. If you're unfamiliar with a blog, it's similar to an online journal or diary. It's a place to convey your ideas and gather new ones simultaneously. You can share products and methods with a blog or start a conversation about anything you want. 
 
This article will discuss the basics of How to add a blog to your WebsiteBuilder website. If you do not have content to add to your blog yet or need help getting started, we recommend reviewing the default articles present when creating a new blog for the first time.

Adding a Blog to your website through Sections

  1. To do so, click the + (Add Section) button on any page between two sections.
    Add Section button
  2. In the Section menu on the left, choose Blog. This will bring up several layouts to choose from.
    Choose Blog
  3. Choose a layout you like. This will add a new section to the current page and a Blog and Post Page to your website.
    Choose a layout
  4. Your blog is now available from the Blog section, the Blog page, and the Blog Post page.
    Blog section, Blog Page, and Blog Post page now available

Adding a Blog Page from the Website Editor menu

  1. Click on Blog in the left-hand menu.
    Click on Blog
  2. The first time you are about to make a blog, a window will pop up asking if you would like to have us add a page or for you to add a section later.
    Add a page for you or add a section later
  3. Click Go Ahead to have a blog page added to your site.
    Click Go ahead
  4. Your blog is now available from the Blog section, the Blog page, and the Blog Post page.
  5. Fill up the Information needed for your blog:
    Sample Blog
    • Tile of your Story - Blog title
    • Introduction - This is a short and catchy introduction to interest readers
    • Content - Complete details or information about your blog.
    • Cover Image and Categories - Cover photo of your new section in a blog post or page
  6. Select whether you want to publish your post now, schedule a date or save the draft and proceed.
    Sample Blog


Pro Tip: Think of the Blog Post Page as your Master Key. These pages don't get seen by any of your visitors, but the look of this page determines what the pages of your blog look like that people DO see. The changes you make here will only affect the look of your Posts.
 

Adding and Editing a Blog from your Account Home Page

  1. From your main dashboard, click on Blog.
    Being from your main dashboard and click on Blog
  2. A new page will open with three options for you to choose from. 
    • Add a Blog to an existing website that does not already have one.
      Add a Blog
    • Manage Blog on a site that the blog has already been installed.
      Manage Blog
    • And Create a new blog site to start a brand new site that focuses on the blog.
      Create new blog