1. Email Magento 2 Blog Posts Automatically Using Mailchimp

    Magento 2 blog is the best marketing tool you can use to attract more customers to your store, share some relevant information and gather loyal subscribers who strive to learn more about the experience shared in your blog posts. Content is king and it would be a crime not use it to its full extent to get more traffic.

    By managing a blog on your Magento 2 store you create a community of followers. They share your idea and want to receive updates on the topics they are interested in on a regular basis.

    Correspondingly, except for sharing your blog posts on social media, you need to consider emailing them to your subscribers. Having hundreds or thousands of blog subscribers it will be impossible to do it manually.

    That is why in this article you are going to learn how to email your Magento 2 blog posts automatically using the Mailchimp, all-in-one Email Marketing Platform.


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  2. How to create a New Blog Tag in Magento 2?

    Search form, categories and sidebar widgets are some of the best ways to improve navigation in your Magento 2 Blog. However, today you're going to learn about some other - Blog Tags.

    Tags are used to help readers navigate through your blog faster and more effectively. Tag is a short description of a topic that is used as a keyword to mark blog posts. 

    In our Blog tags are displayed at the top of the blog post page, in the sidebar tag cloud and on tags page. 

    Take the following steps to create new blog tag in Magento 2:

    1. Navigate to Content > Blog > Tags and press Add New Tag button.

    2. Make sure you Enable the new Tag.

    3. Set the Tag Title and write some Content that will be displayed on the tag page.

    Magento 2 new tag

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  3. How to Create Blog Post Author in Magento 2?

    Blog authors add credibility and provide readers a source of information. So, creating authors in Magento 2 Blog allows different people to contribute content and have separate accounts and roles.

    Note: blog author option is available only for the Blog Extra users. If you use Blog Base or Blog Plus the admin user has the role of the author.

    So to create different blog authors in Blog Base or Plus you have to create different admins. Learn more about how to create the admin user in Magento 2.

    To create blog post author in Magento 2 Blog Extra take the following steps or check the video down below:

    1. Make sure you enable

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  4. Magento 2 Blog Comments Configuration

    Magento Blog supports different kinds of comments including Magefan, Facebook and Disqus comments. In this article, you will learn how to configure them.

    In order to manage comments in Magento 2 Blog navigate to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog > Post View and find the Comments section.

    Magefan Blog Comments

    1. Set the Number of Comments of blog post to be displayed by default. In order to see more comments, customers will have to click on the See More button.

    2. Specify the default Number of Replies to display.

    3. Choose whether to Allow Guest Comments. In case you disable this option guests won't be able to submit a new comment or reply. To do this they will have to log in.

    4. Decide

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  5. How to Include Blog Link in Top Navigation Menu Magento 2?

    In order to include Magento 2 Blog link in the top navigation menu:

    1. Go to the Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog and find Category Top Navigation section.

    Magento 2 Category Top Navigation

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  6. How to Create Blog Category in Magento 2?

    Magento 2 blog categories are a great way to improve blog navigation and organize your blog posts according to different criteria. Creating categories in Magento 2 Blog, you improve customer experience on your website and allow blog readers to find things they are interested in faster and more effectively. 

    In this article, you will learn how to create blog categories so you can structure your blog posts.

    To create blog category in Magento 2:

    1. Go to the Content > Blog > Categories and press the Add New Category button.

    Magento 2 Blog Categories

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  7. How to create a blog in Magento 2?

    One of the best marketing tools — blog is a great thing to implement on your Magento 2 website. It helps you to create a source of traffic and a free place to promote your store.

    By creating a blog on Magento 2 you build trust and improve customers' experience on your website. 

    Magento doesn't have the blog feature by default. So you need to install it on your instance to be able to manage a blog without relying on some third-party platform.

    The market is huge. We already gathered the best Magento 2 blog extensions in one place and compared their features to save you time. Now, it shouldn't be hard for you to choose a blog for your store.

    However, in this article, you will learn how to create a blog post in Magento 2 Blog by Magefan.

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  8. Reсent Blog Posts On Magento 2 Homepage

    Magento 2 Homepage is the face of your store where most of your visitors actually land on. That is why adding as much information about the things you have to offer on your website as possible is one of the great ways to make an impression. 

    You can add the recent blog posts, best selling product to your Magento 2 homepage as well as share some seasonal sales and limited offers to drive attention and encourage your Magento 2 website visitors to stay longer.

    In order to add recent blog posts to the Magento 2 Homepage follow these steps:

    1. Navigate to Content > ElementsWidgets and click the Add Widget button.

    Magento 2 Widgets

    2. Select Recent Blog Posts in Type field, set

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  9. Recent Blog Posts On Magento 2 Homepage Sidebar

    In order to add recent blog posts to Magento 2 Homepage sidebar:

    1. Navigate to Admin Panel > Content > Pages, then start editing Home Page.

    2. Change the Layout Update XML field 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>
    3. Save the page.
    4. Flush Magento cache.

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