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Blog Summary

 

Creating a Blog Summary

The blog summary element allows an administrator to display a list of entries from one or more blogs.

1. Drag and drop the Blog Summary element onto the page or template:

Blogging module user guide blog summary icon screenshot
 

2. Configure the element. The following view will be presented:

Blogging module user guide blog summary screenshot

3. Edit/Configure:

Display posts from              

Check to select the blogs to be included in the list.

Maximum posts 

Enter the appropriate number of posts to be displayed..

Show Blog-Entry title as link

Check if required.

Show blogger avatar   

Check if required.

Show summary      

Check if required.

Note: if this option is selected, an optional character limit field will be presented.

Posted by label

Enter an appropriate label.

Show # of comments link

Check of required.

Show link to post

Check if required.

Note: if this option is select a post link field is exposed.

Show link to post comments

Check if required.

Show published date

Check if required, and select the appropriate formatting options.

Order by

Select an appropriate option.

Order direction

Select an appropriate option.

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