Monthly Archives: November 2019

  1. Magento 2 Blog Robots Meta Tags Configuration

    What are the default robots?

    Default robots also known as robots.txt is the standard websites use in order to communicate with the web robots. They are used to let the web crawlers know which pages of your website you want and don't want to be scanned and processed.

    Why do you need the Default Robots?

    Privacy and SEO. As well as you can "hide" some pages of your website from web robots you are able to tell what pages exactly you what to be analyzed by the search engines and showed up in google search results.

    In Magento 2 Blog you can set the Default Robots for Tag,Searchas well as Author Pages which will be included before the head closing tag in page HTML.

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  2. How to Configure Blog Design in Magento 2?

    In order to configure blog design in Magento 2 Blog navigate to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog and find the Design section. Note that this option is available only for Blog Plus and Blog Extra users.

    Design

    In this section you are able to choose the Layouts for Blog Post, Category, Tag, Author, Search and Index Pages. It can be empty, 1 column, 2 columns with right bar or left bar or 3 columns. In case you have some designs on your Magento instance they will be displayed here as well.

    Magento 2 blog design

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  3. How to Configure Blog Post List in Magento 2?

    In order to configure blog post list in Magento 2 Blog navigate to Stores > Configuration.

    Magento 2 admin panel

    Then, go to Magefan Extensions and find the Post List section.

    1. Set the Default Short Content Length.
    2. Set the number of Posts you want to be displayed Per Page.
    3. Choose whether to Use Lazy Loading. In this case, the pagination will be disabled and all blog posts will be loaded on one page.

    Magento 2 post list

    Once you choose to use lazy loading there will appear some

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  4. How to Configure Blog Post View Page in Magento 2?

    In order to configure the blog post view page in Magento 2 Blog navigate to Stores > Configuration.

    Magento 2 Admin Panel

    Then go to Magefan Extensions and find the Post View group.

    Magento 2 blog post view

    Related Posts

    1. Choose to Display Related Posts or not.
    2. Set the Number of Posts you want to be displayed.
    3. Enable Auto Related Posts if you want related posts to be generated automatically. Note that this option is available for
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  5. How to create a New Blog Post Author in Magento 2?

    In order to create a new blog post author in Magento 2 Blog navigate to Content > Blog > Authors. Note that this author managing option is available only for the Blog Plus and Blog Extra users. If you are the Blog Base user the role of the author is taken by the Admin user, about the creating of which you can read here.

    Magento 2 authors

    Then, press the Add New Author button to create a new author or choose the author in order to change some of his page configurations.

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  6. How to configure Blog Post Author in Magento 2?

    In order to configure the blog post author in Magento 2 Blog navigate to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog and find the Author section. Here you have to choose whether to Display Author Information or not. If you disable this option no information about the author of the post will be displayed on the blog post page.

    If you decide to display author information there will appear the following options:

    1. Display Author Block which includes author photo, bio description, and social links. 

    2. Display Post List by Author which shows author latest post.

    3. Default Robots which will be included before head closing tag in page HTML.

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  7. What are the advantages of using Blog Plus and Blog Extra?

    Magento 2 Blog is one of the best free blog extensions with a lot of features other blog modules are missing. However, that is not all you can get. Magefan offers 2 more blog editions that allow you to broaden the range of features your blog could have. Blog Plus and Blog Extra open a lot more useful options which you will learn about in this article. It is important to note that upgrading from Base Blog to Blog Plus or Blog Extra is simple since they are the additional modules that expand the Blog extension, therefore, you will not have any issues with the upgradating.

    1. Auto-Related Products and Posts

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  8. Magento 2 CMS Block Translation

    In order to translate the CMS block you need to go to Content > Elements > Blocks choose the block you want to translate and press the Add New Block button since the translation of the block requires manual creation of a new one.

    Magento 2 cms block translation

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  9. Magento 2 Email Template Translation

    In order to translate the Magento 2 email template, you have to create a new translated on the basis of the existing one. So, navigate to Marketing > Communications > Emails Templates and press the Add New Template button.

    Magento 2 new template adding

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