Article list block

January 27, 2023 - Anaïs Sautarel
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You want to organize your blog content as you wish, without any limits?

Good news! It’s possible to do it with the List of articles block. 😌 You just need a Blog block and a few articles… Are you ready for the demo? Let’s go!

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Create a “Our latest articles” section on the homepage

Now let’s put theory into practice with this example.

You can now showcase your blog or one of its categories on the pages of your choice.

Let’s take a homepage example: we can easily and effectively create a section for the top articles, which is configured with a List of articles block.  

Article list block of SiteW

In the example above, we added a wave with the Strip block, as well as a title thanks to the Text block. Thus, you will be able to highlight your blog section.

It’s fast, and your latest trendy articles are available more easily.

List of articles block: what is it?

You added a beautiful Blog block to your website. Now, you just need to highlight it on the pages of your choice, and it’s time to add the List of articles block.

The List of articles block enables you to showcase your blog content quickly. This block also enables you to display the list of the latest articles of a website or some categories on the page(s) of your choice.

How to use the List of articles block?

The List of articles block is easy to use. Drag and drop this block on the page concerned, and then you just have to choose your mode.

Modes of the Article list block of SiteW

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You can place this block endlessly on the pages of your choice. Thus, you create different contact points of your blog by category or with the whole blog.

When you choose your mode, your articles of the Blog block will be displayed. Then, you will just have to configure them.

Use the “Latest articles from the website” mode

When you choose this mode, the block will display the X latest articles configured in your Blog block, without taking their categories into account.

In the Content tab, you can define the following elements:

  • The number of articles to display on your List of articles block (3 articles in this example)

  • The text of your call-to-action button (Read more)

Settings of the Article list block

In the Design tab, you can change these settings:

  • Choose a style for your block

  • Choose the elements to display with the small ruler

Options of the Article list block

Use the “Latest articles in selected categories” mode

If you select this mode, you decide to display the X latest articles that belong to the selected categories.

Categories of the SiteW Blog block

💡 Memo: To create a category, go to your Blog block. In the Content tab, click Manage categories.

Such as in the “Latest articles from the website” mode, you can configure it as you wish in the Design and Content tabs.

Once you have selected one of these two modes, you can edit this mode at any time from the List of articles block. To that end, go to the Content tab and click Change mode.

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With a Strip, Text, and List of articles blocks, for example, you will be able to create a section for your latest articles easily we can see on many websites.

It’s your turn now! Hope to read your articles soon. 👀

Anaïs Sautarel
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Last update: January 27, 2023