How to add Blog panels to a customized page

You can add Blog panels to any page to display various lists of Blog entries.

It is suggested that you first review how to change the layout options before adding Blog panels so that you understand how the panels can be moved around on the page.

  1.  After adding Blog entries, you can display them on your pages in different displays, or views.
  2. First, you will need to customize the page in order to add a sidebar, a column or another content panel.
  3. Click the Customize this page at the bottom of your screen.
    Customize this page image
  4. Click the plus symbol to add a new Pane.
    Plus icon image
  5. Choose Blog from the menu on the left.
    Events icon
  6. Each listing has a preview window of what the listing will look like when added. Do not click anywhere inside the preview window or you will be taken out of the customization window. Once you have determined the View you want to insert, click the green Add button.
    Add button

  7.  Click the Save button to save your addition.
    Small save button

  8. Make sure to click the Save button at the bottom of your screen. Never click the Revert to Basic Page default button or you risk losing all your content
    save button 


NEW! Displaying Categories of Blog entries (Testing environment only)

  1. Click "Customize this page" on a page that has a list of Blog entries.
  2. Click the gear icon (Settings) next to the panel that's showing the list of Blog entries.
  3. In the Field Settings, check the boxes to show the fields for the categories you want to display ("Display Blog category" or "Display Sitewide category"). If both the sitewide and the content-type specific categories are selected, they are combined into one list.
  4. Save the panel.
  5. Save the page.

TIP: If you uncheck Display Body Text it is recommended that you uncheck Display Read More... or else a gap will appear in the listing.


NEW! Displaying Categories on each Blog entry's detail view (Testing environment only)

This change will apply to all detail views of a Blog entry.

  1. Click Customize this page on any Blog entry.
  2. Click the plus symbol (+) to add a new pane to the page.
  3. From the categories on the left, select Page Content. On the right, select Categories and click Add.
  4. Make the desired selections and click Add.
  5. Place the pane in the desired position (drag and drop).
  6. Click Save.
  7. You can show terms from both taxonomies together if you want. Or you can add this pane twice, with one showing terms from the sitewide category and the other showing from the content-type specific category only.