How to write a blog post in Joomla 3.1
If you're using Joomla 3.0 to run a blog, one of the first things you may want to learn is how to publish your first blog post. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through those steps.
Publishing a blog post in Joomla 3.0
- Log into your Joomla 3.0 admin dashboard
- In the top menu, click Content, hover over Article Manager, and then click Add New Article
- There are many settings you can adjust for your blog post, but we are only going to cover the basics. Below are the settings that we used:
Title My first blog post Category Blog
Please note!When finished filling out the details of your first post, click the Save button towards the top left of the page. You can see below the creating of the post within the dashboard, and what it looks like on our homepage after saving it.
If you don't set the Category to Blog, your post will not show up on your homepage.
Creating the Post Our new post on our homepage
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How to Blog using Joomla 3
Working with Blog Posts
|1.||How to write a blog post in Joomla 3.1|
|2.||How to add a Read more button in Joomla 3.1|
Working with the Header / Banner Images
|3.||How to change the banner image in Joomla 3.1|
|4.||How to hide the banner image in Joomla 3.1|
|5.||Change the number of articles on your Joomla 3.1 frontpage|
|6.||Showing Articles in Columns on the Joomla 3.1 frontpage|
|7.||Changing the number of links on the Joomla 3.1 frontpage|
|8.||Joomla 3.1 frontpage article order|
Sidebar Modules and Widgets
|9.||Configuring Older Posts in Joomla 3.1|
|10.||Working with the BlogRoll module in Joomla 3.1|
|11.||Working with the Most Read Posts module in Joomla 3.1|
2016-11-16 8:55 am
Thank you for the post. I have quick question regarding the comments publshing and making the approve and not approve. How would we can control as i have
2016-11-16 10:05 am
There are multiple ways to handle comment spam. This would in turn help sort out the relevant comments. Here's an example an extension that would help: Antispam by Cleantalk. You will need to read through your legitmate responses in order to sort them.
If you have any further questions or comments, please let us know.
2017-05-04 10:38 am
Indeed very useful, i usually use some of your list in my blog posts, and it is really effective. Good job writing them in this blog post.
2017-06-08 8:03 pm
And what if I do not have a category called "blog"? Am I missing something? Thanks in advance.
2017-06-09 11:48 am
Cristhian, this article is a part of our Joomla 3 Education Channel series. We discussed how to create a category in a previous article in the series. I would recommend starting the series from the beginning.