Membership Site Blog

Setting up the blog

  1. Select the Content from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. In the Membership site tab, locate and select the site you want to set up a blog
  3. Select the Blog tab
  4. Click the Settings button in the upper right corner

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  5. Check the box to Enable the blog on this site and click the Save changes button

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 Adding a Blog post

  1. Select the Content from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. In the Membership site tab, locate and select the site you want to set up a blog
  3. Select the Blog tab
  4. Click the + Add a blog post button in the upper right corner

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  5. Complete all fields

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    • Title: Name your blog
    • Body: Type your blog message
    • Publish status: Draft, Publish, Schedule
    • Click the Create blog post button to save

Alternate

If you choose to write all your posts in advance and leave them in the Draft publish status you can publish them from the Blog list page by clicking the EYE icon in the far right side of the blog name, next to trashcan icon.

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Adding a Blog Category

  1. Select the Content from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. In the Membership site tab, locate and select the site you want to set up a blog
  3. Select the Blog tab
  4. Click the Categories button in the upper right corner

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  5. Click the + Add a category button in the upper right corner

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  6. Enter the name of your category in the pop-up screen and click the OK button
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Adding a Blog Poster

The person you wish to add as a blog poster must be a member of your Membership Site. Assuming that is the case...

  1. Select the Content from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. In the Membership site tab, locate and select the site you want to a blog poster
  3. Select the Members tab
  4. Locate and click on the member's name to view the member's profile and enable to post to your blog
  5. Click the red Make staff member button located on the right side of the member's profile

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  6. This Staff member can now edit, delete posts and comments, as well as post on blogs