How to add a Blog Post to your Umbraco theme

Step 1

Login to the CMS

Step 2

In the tree menu, locate and expand 'Blog'.

Step 3

Click on the 'Posts' folder.

Step 4

On the right side, you will a list of your blog posts. To create a new one, click on the button at the top 'Create Blog Post'.

Step 5

Name your 'Blog Post' in the field provided at the top.

Step 6

On the 'Settings' tab, add a post date — this is mandatory. You can adjust the other settings if required too, e.g. asign multiple categories, an author or disable comments.

Step 7

Go to the 'Content' tab, choose your post layout, add content using the component picker.

Step 8

Save and Publish.

Well done! #h5yr

Step 1

Login to the CMS > Hover over the 'Blog' node (or under blog find the 'Posts' folder - either will work) > Click the "..." icon 

Step 2

From the slide-out panel select the 'Blog Post'.

Step 3

Give your new blog post a name. Staying on your new post, scroll to the section 'Settings' and assign a 'Post date' to your new blog post. In the bottom right part of the screen hit "Save and Publish" to finalise the creation of your page.

Step 4

Your new blog post will now be added automatically to the correct year and month folder under 'Posts'.

 

Well done! #h5yr

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