How To: Create a Blog

To create a built-in blog in your store:

Install the Blog add-on (if it is not installed yet):

  • In the Administration panel of your store, go to Add-ons → Manage add-ons and switch to the Browse all available add-ons tab.
  • Find the Blog add-on and click the Install button. The add-on will appear in the Installed add-ons tab.
  • Activate the add-on changing its status to Active.

Create your blog posts:

  • Go to the Website → Blog section.
  • Click the + button in the top right corner of the page.
  • Fill in the fields of the given form:
    • Choose the parent page of a post. Leave it Root level page if you want this post to be displayed as the main page of a blog.
    • Complete the Name field. It will be a blog post header.
    • Place your blog post contents to the Post description field.
    • Fill in other fields. Their description you can find here.
  • Click Create and close. Your post will appear in the Website → Blog section.
Blog section
  • Choose you newly created post by clicking on its name. You will see two additional tabs on the post editing page: Comments (if the Comments and Rewiews add-on is enabled in your store) and Layouts.
  • Manage settings in these tabs, if you wish. Their description you can find here.
  • Save the changes.
  • Create other posts of your blog in the same manner.

This is an example of how your blog page will look like in the storefront:

Blog posts


To customize all blog pages appearance, go to the Design → Layouts section and choose the Blog layout page.


How to add the Recent posts section to your storefront you can read here.