Custom Blog Template

Every site on the base theme now has access to a custom blog template.  This new template allows you to create a blog page that pulls in posts from one or more categories.  You can enter content in the editor that will show above the posts.  There are options to set the number of posts to show per page and whether to show the full text of the posts or the shorter excerpt.  At the bottom of the page, social links to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Instagram will show if links are supplied.

 How To Use

1. Select page template

Under page attributes in the right column, you will see a Template drop-down list. Select “Custom Blog Page” and then you will new fields appear in the main column under the editor.

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2. Enter information for blog page

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Feel free to select multiple categories.  Posts from multiple categories will be pulled together and shown from newest to oldest.