Zoho Sites Help
Zoho Sites Help

Blogs 

A blog can be a great way to engage with your audience and attract like-minded visitors. You can create a blog and publish posts the same way you create and design a web page. 


How do I...

 Access blogs

Blog is one of the default pages alongside Home and Contact on your site builder.

        

To access your blog page:

        

Click the Blog tab in the menu at the top of the page.


 Customize the blog page

You can customize your blog page in the same way as any other page.

        

To customize your page:

  1. Click the default post or Add New Post in the pop-up on the right.
  2. Click the Add [] icon in the top left corner of the builder.
  3. Click +Element and drag and drop elements from the tray to your page.

Note: To add a title to your blog, delete the filler title and enter your title.

 Edit Posts 

To edit your post:

  1. Click the default post on your blog page or Add New Post in the pop-up on the right.
  2. Select an option from the pop-up on the right.
  •  Post URL

Enter a URL for your post in this text box.

  •  Category
  1. Click Add new category.
  2. Enter a category name and URL.
  3. Click OK. 
  4. Click the dropdown and select a category for your post.
  5. Click Save draft.
  •  Tags 

Enter tags for your post in this text box.

  •  Commenting

Click this switch to turn commenting on or off.

 

  •  Summary

The first few lines of your post are displayed by default. Enter text in the summary text box to customize the summary to display.

 

  •  Schedule Post
  1. Click the Schedule Postswitch.
  2. Click the box next to the calendar icon and select a date from the calendar.
  3. Click the Clock [] icon at the bottom of the calendar and set a time.
  4. Click Done, click OK, then click Schedule post.

Your post will be updated automatically based on the schedule.

 

  •  Set cover image

 

  1. Click Set cover image.
  2. Either drag and drop files or click Upload to add images.
  3. Click Save then click Save draft.

Note: Your cover image will be displayed when your site is published. 

 

  •  Publish/Update

Click publish or update to push your post live or publish an update.

  •  Save Draft


Click Save Draft to save your post so you can work on it later.

 Add new post

To add a new post:

  1. Go to your blog page.
  2. Click Add New Post in the pop-up on the right.

 Blog setting

To change blog preferences:

  1. Go to your blog page.
  2. Click Blog Settings in the pop-up on the right.
  3. Select a setting from the menu on the left. 

 Preferences

Click this option to make changes to your blog's general settings.

  •  Blog Settings

Enter a title for your page to appear in your menu. Set the number of posts per page, style, and alignment. Choose to turn social share and show count on or off. 

    

  •  Import and Export Blog

Click Upload File next to the Import blog option to add a blog from your computer.

    

Click Export Blog to Wordpress to upload your blog from your website to your wordpress site.

    

  •  Delete Blog

Click Delete Blog to permanently erase your blog and posts.

    

Note: All published posts will be lost when you delete your blog.

 Blog Posts

Keep track of the posts you have created. Click Edit Post to make edits and click the delete [] icon to remove your post.

 Categories

Click Add Categories to add a new category for your post. Click Rename to change the name of that category. Click the delete [] icon to delete that particular category. 

 Tags

Click Add Tag to add a new tag to your post. Click Rename to change the name of that category. Click the delete [] icon to delete that particular category.

 Access Moderation

Use moderation to mediate your blog comments.

                

  1. Click Settings at the top of your builder.
  2. Click Moderation in the Blog section.
  3. Apply filters and actions for the comments. Click the dropdown to choose how many comments are shown per page.
  4. Click Apply when you are satisfied with your changes.