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How to Use the Blog Template

The blog template is an additional template to our vast array of available templates. Features of this template package are a listing page for month and year archives as well as a tool to quickly build out the directory. To get the blog functionality added to your site, contact Webhelp at webhelp@uwyo.edu to request this feature.

Screenshot of blog listing page 

Creating your first blog

1. Go to the folder in your site where you want your blog placed.
2. Once in the desired folder, click on the Add Content button at the top of the page.
3. You should see a new option titled Blog. If you don’t see the Blog option, contact Webhelp at webhelp@uwyo.edu to get it added to your site.
4. Select Blog Year Directory

Blog selection menu

5. Enter the year and click Submit

Creating blog directory

6. This will build out the folder structure for the blog including all the months and index pages. Additionally, it will also build out a sample article in each month folder.

Screenshot of blog directory tree in the CMS

 

Creating a blog post

1. Go to the month where you want your blog post to be published.
2. Once in the desired folder, click on the Add Content button at the top of the page.
3. Select Blog>Blog Article Page
4. Fill out the required fields and insert content as you would with any other page.

Fill out all required fields when creating a blog post
5. Blog posts can be scheduled to post automatically by setting a date/time in the future.
6. Blog posts can also be automatically archived by setting an End Date/Time. This is an optional field.
7. The Featured Image will be displayed at the top of the blog post as well as on the listing page. For it to be displayed properly, it’s important to follow the image sizing guidelines.

 

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Marketing Web Services Group

Dept. 3226, 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY

Phone: (307) 766-2457

Phone: (307) 766-2455

Email: webhelp@uwyo.edu

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