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  1. Manage Magento 2 Blog Permalink Settings

    All pages of the Magefan Blog Module for Magento 2 use SEO friendly URLs.

    In order to manage Blog Permalink Settings, please go to the 'Admin' panel > 'Stores' tab  > 'Configuration'  > 'Magefan Extensions'  > 'Blog' and find 'Permalink Settings' group.

    Configure Magento 2 Blog Path

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  2. Manage Magento 2 Blog Sidebar

    In order to manage Blog Sidebar in Magefan Blog Extension for Magento 2, please go to the 'Admin' panel > 'Stores' tab  > 'Configuration'  > 'Magefan Extensions'  > 'Blog' and find 'Sidebar' group.

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  3. How to create a blog category in Magento 2

    In order to manage blog category in Magento 2, first of all, make sure that Magefan Blog Extension is installed on your Magento 2 instance.

    Follow these steps to learn how to create a blog category in Magento 2:

    1. Log in to your Magento 2 admin panel.
    2. Go to the Content’ tab > ‘Blog’ > ‘Categories’.
    3. Press the ‘Add new Category’ button.

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  4. How to create a blog post in Magento 2

    In order to manage blog posts in Magento 2, first of all, make sure that Magefan Blog Extension is installed on your Magento 2 instance.

    Follow these steps to learn how to create a blog post in Magento 2:

     

    1. Log in to your Magento 2 admin panel.
    2. Go to the ‘Content’ tab > ‘Blog’ > ‘Posts’.
    3. Press the ‘Add new post’ button.

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  5. Why are our extensions free?

    Sometimes we receive questions from our clients about "Why is this extension free?" and every time they make our day. Recently we’ve got that kind of message and decided to write this article.

    Hi.....please tell me why this plugin is free?
    Why not ask at least $50?
    We wanna use this blog, but we must be sure its not crappy coded!
    This will be installed by {censored} so if no good code they will see it.

    I really wonder why its free, cause i see it has so many options...why free why???

    - A customer agreed to share this message without mentioning his name.

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  6. Accelerated Mobile Pages on Magento 2 Blog Pages

    Every modern website must have Accelerated Mobile Pages. The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project is an open source initiative of Google, Twitter and other companies to make mobile web faster. Any online store that uses AMP will see faster load times, more pageviews, more customers. AMP already used by ecommerce giant - eBay, and thousands of other online stores over the world wide web.

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  7. Resent blog posts on Magento 2 Homepage Sidebar

    1. Please navigate to M2 Admin Panel > Content > Pages, then start edit Home Page.
    2. Change the field Layout Update XML in Design section by adding the next code:

    <referenceContainer name="sidebar.additional">
        <block class="Magefan\Blog\Block\Sidebar\Recent" name="blog.sidebar.recent" template="sidebar/recent.phtml" after="wishlist_sidebar">
              <action method="setCacheLifetime">
                  <argument name="time" xsi:type="string">86400</argument>
              </action>
        </block>
    </referenceContainer>                  
    3. Save the page.
    4. Flush magento cache.

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  8. Resent blog posts on Magento 2 Homepage

    1. Please navigate to M2 Admin Panel > Content > Widgets and click Add Widget button.
    2. Select "Recent Blog Posts" in Type field and your theme in Design Theme field. Then press Continue button
    3. After page refresh enter Widget Title you wish (e.g.: Recent blog posts on Homepage) and specify the sore view if neaded.
    3. Navigate to Widget Options tab
    4. Set Title field - it will displayed on frontend as title of recent posts blog
    5. Set the Number of Posts you wish to show
    6. If needed you can show post only from specific category by setting Blog Category field.

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  9. Fixing issue with missing color option on search results

    Please follow the instructions to fix the issue.

    1. Create new layout XML file in you theme

    app/design/frontend/Vendor/theme/Magento_Swatches/layout/catalogsearch_result_index.xml

    2. Put content

    <?xml version="1.0"?>
    <!--
    /**
     * Copyright © 2015 Magento. All rights reserved.
     * See COPYING.txt for license details.
     */
    -->
    <page xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" layout="2columns-left" 
                    xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:View/Layout/etc/page_configuration.xsd">
        <head>
            <css src="Magento_Swatches::css/swatches.css"/>
        </head>
        <body>
            <referenceBlock name="category.product.type.details.renderers">
                <block class="Magento\Swatches\Block\Product\Renderer\Listing\Configurable" as="configurable"
                                 template="Magento_Swatches::product/listing/renderer.phtml" />
            </referenceBlock>
        </body>
    </page>

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  10. Add "read more" tag to Magento 2 blog post content

    Add "read more" tag

    1. Please navigate to M2 Admin Panel > Content > Posts > Choose post > Open Content tab.
    2. Insert Pagebreak tag wherever you want.

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