Managing Blog

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Note: This manual is for osCommerce v4.

After you accessed the admin area of your website click on Design and CMS, Blog and Categories tabs. You can create a new blog category by clicking on the corresponding button or Edit or Delete the existing chosen one by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

While adding/editing a blog category you can switch to the required language by clicking on the corresponding tabs and fill in/edit the fields as well as use the other options.

If you click on Tags tab, you can create a new blog tag by clicking on the corresponding button or Edit or Delete the existing chosen one by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

While adding/editing a blog tag you can switch to the required language by clicking on the corresponding tabs and fill in/edit the fields as well as use the other options.

If you click on Posts tab, you can create a new blog post by clicking on the corresponding button, Edit or Delete the existing chosen one by clicking on the corresponding buttons, switch on/off the required post by Status switch and do batch actions (Tags update and Category update) by checking the boxes next to the required posts and clicking on the corresponding buttons.

While adding/editing a blog post under Name and description tab you can switch on/off this post by Status switch, fill in/edit Date Added field, switch to the required language by clicking on the corresponding tabs and fill in/edit the Title, Description and Short descriptions fields.

On the frontend if you click on Blog link you can find and see this blog.

While adding/editing a blog post under Category & Tag tab you can choose the required blog categories and tags by clicking on them in Blog category and Blog tag sections and clicking on >> icon next to the required section. The chosen categories and tags will appear in the corresponding Assigned categories and Assigned tags sections. You can delete them from these sections by clicking on trash icon and rearrange their order by dragging them using hand icon.

While adding/editing a blog post under Main tab you can add Gallery image and Hero image by either uploading them from your computer and dropping files in the specified area or uploading them from gallery. Follow the instructions regarding the requirements to these images. You can also delete the existing image by clicking on trash icon or unlink it by clicking on the corresponding icon.

While adding/editing a blog post under SEO tab you can switch to the required language by clicking on the corresponding tabs, fill in/edit the fields as well as use the other options.

While adding/editing a blog post under Products tab you can choose the required blog products by clicking on them in Find products section and clicking on >> icon. The chosen products will appear in the corresponding Assigned products section. You can delete them from this section by clicking on trash icon and rearrange their order by dragging them using hand icon.

While adding/editing a blog post under Assign/Restrict tab you can assign/unassign the post to the required sales channel by switching it on/off.