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The blog block allows you to write and publish articles on your website. Visitors can react to your articles thanks to Facebook comments.
The main page contains previews of your articles in chronological order (newest to oldest). You can configure the number of articles shown per page in the properties window.
An article can contain:
You can write an article without publishing and publish later. To save your article as draft (without publishing it online), simply do not tick the checkbox Published. Therefore, your unpublished articles would appear in your tools for creating website, but your visitors will not see these items. Thus, you can choose the publication date of your article.
You can then customize the different styles of blog. You have the possibility to modify various elements of the blog articles, the article header and summary (such as the font, size and color of the text, alignment, position, margin…).
When your visitors come to your blog, they can read the summary of your articles. Then click on either Read more, the article title of the article or the thumbnail to view the full article. It appears in detail with its image larger and its extended content. The Premium and Pro website can create a blog with Facebook comments. You can choose to enable comments in the Properties window.
The window that opens allows you to add, delete, rename and order your blog categories. These categories are shared by all the Blog blocks of your website.
To add a search bar to your blog, allowing your readers to search among your blog articles and categories, by entering keywords:
Your visitors who are connected to their Facebook account can freely write comments on your articles. You will receive notifications in your Facebook account.
Note that a Blog block can't be placed on a page that already contains a Store block. It is also impossible to create two Blog blocks on the same page.
Your visitors see your comments without moderation bar unlike you (only visible if you are logged into your account).
Once the application and the blog are configured, you can manage your comments on the Comment moderation tool page, when you visit one of your articles, the moderation bar will be visible:
In the menu View moderator, you can accept your comments, ban a user or promote your new comments.
Finally, when you click on the link , general settings page appears and you choose your preferences.
Configured by your Facebook user ID (quick and easy configuration without comment moderation): first, log in with your Facebook account, then click here. Copy the field id which is located on the right part of the website.
Copy the id in the field Facebook User ID on the configuration Blog and select the number of comments displayed per item.
Configured by your Facebook application (full configuration allows comment moderation): Follow this guide to create your Facebook application.
Last update: June 04, 2020