Magento 2 Blog Extension

(version 2.8.4)
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Extend your store content and increase traffic with free Blog module for Magento 2.

This extension allows you to create and manage a blog at your online store involving best SEO experience. Now there's no need for you to install WordPress additionally in order to have a blog. You don't have to use any plugins for Magento and WordPress integration. All that you need is our super Blog Module! Posts, categories, tags can be edited directly from Magento Admin Panel, as well as integrated with your products. You can also create a news section on your store.

Compatibility: Magento CE, EE, ECE 2.2.0 - 2.2.6
License: 1 license for 1 LIVE Magento installation

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General
Responsive Design
GDPR Compliant
Multi-Language
Multi-Websites
Multi-Blog Categories
Multi-Blog Tags
Blog Search
Restrictions To Publish For Admin Users Χ
Services
Priority Support Χ
Professional Installation Χ Χ
SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Meta Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords Configurations
SEO-friendly Permalink URLs
Advanced Permalink Settings Χ
Sitemap XML
Post Schema Rich Snippets
Post Open Graph Tags
Blog Breadcrumbs
Blog Post
Postponed Publication (by Date)
Postponed Publication (by Date & Time) Χ
Featured Image
Media Gallery & Video
Autopublish Posts To Facebook Χ
Restrictions By Customer Groups Χ
Comments (Facebook, Disqus, Google+, Built-in comments)
Allow Guests To Submit a Comment
New Comment Admin Notifications (for Built-in comments only)
Related Posts
Related Products
Auto Related Posts Χ
Auto Related Products Χ
Related Products Rule Χ
Display Related Blog Posts On A Product Page
Option To Define Which Related Posts Should Be Displayed On A Product Page Χ
Post Author
Post Tags
Previous / Next Post Links
Social Share Buttons
Post Preview
Post Duplication
Design Configurations
Blog Category
Multi-level Categories
Display Posts By Publish Date Or Position
Restrictions By Customer Groups Χ
Display Mods (Posts, Post Links, Subcategories Links)
Category Description
Category Duplication
Design Configurations
Widgets
Recent Posts Widget (with Category, Tag, Author, Publish Date Filters)
Featured Posts Widget
Product Widget Advanced Χ Χ
Blog Home Page
Display Mods (Recent Posts, Featured Posts)
Sidebar
Blog Search Form
Categories Tree
Recent Posts
Featured Posts
Archive List
Tags Cloud
RSS Feed Link
Custom HTML (CMS) Blocks
Post Lists
Posts by Category
Posts by Author
Posts by Tag
Posts by Month (Archive)
Auto Load More Posts (Infinite Scroll / Lazy Load)
Blog Import
Import From WordPress
Import from AheadWorks M1 Blog
Other
Accelerated Mobile Pages with Plumrocket AMP
Included Blog Categories Into Navigation Menu
WYSIWYG Editor In Admin Panel
RSS Feed
REST API
Installation Via Composer
Translations On Board: en_US, el_GR, es_ES, fr_FR, it_IT, nl_NL, pt_BR, pt_PT, ro_RO, uk_UA, ru_RU, zh_Hans_CN
Compatible With Third Party Magento Themes
100% Open Code

Blog Posts, Categories, and Tags

Create a professional blog on your Magento 2 store. Manage blog posts and place them to separate multi-level categories.
Our blog extension has been already installed over 30000+ times on different Magento 2 instances.

Best SEO Practices

Why are you setting up a blog? To achieve better SEO results, isn't it? With our Magento 2 Blog module you'll have:
- Blog XML Sitemap
- Meta Data Information
- Open Graph Meta Data
- SEO-Friendly URLs
- Canonical URL
- Breadcrumb
- Rich Snippets (Structured Data)
- Robots Meta Tag.

Advanced Permalinks

The SEO-Friendly URLs in Blog Extension is highly customizable and very flexible. For example, you can use these varieties of the URLs for the blog posts:

https://store.com/blog/post/post-title/
https://store.com/news/article/post-title/
https://store.com/blog/post-title/
https://store.com/blog/category-title/post-title.html


Hieroglyph, Arabic, Kirilik and other Unicode characters are available for the URL keys.

Comments

Comments are a tightly integrated feature of blogging since the WEB beginning. To get feedback from your customers use Facebook, Disqus, Google+ or Magefan Magento Comments out of the box.

Multilanguage and Multiple Websites Support

In addition to English locale, Blog extension comes with the Ukrainian, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch (Netherlands), Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese, Romanian, Russian dictionaries.

You can use the module on Multi-Website Magento without restrictions.

Next & Previous Post,
Related Posts and Related Products

These features allow you to create internal links to your products and posts. This will helps to increase views and sales.

Blog Widgets

- Blog Categories Tree Widget
- Posts Search Widget
- Tags Cloud Widget
- Recent Posts Widget
- Featured Posts Widget (NEW)
- Monthly Archive Widget

Media Gallery & Videos

Magento 2 Blog extension allows attaching multiple images to the blog posts. You can also add YouTube videos to the post's content.

Blog Import

If your current blog is served by another platform, our Magento 2 Blog module includes an Import Withard, that will perform an import of blog posts and categories from WordPress or aheadWorks blog for Magento 1. In addition, we offer paid services to import from:
- Joomla
- Drupal
- Blogger.com
- CSV and XML files

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

Automatically create AMP pages on your Magento blog. Users with mobile devices get optimized content and fast load.
To enable AMP view on blog pages Magento Amp Extension by Plumrocket is required.

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Version 2.8.4 (November 11, 2018)

Features:

  • - Added save, delete ACL (access control list)
  • - Added save published ACL (Blog+)
  • - Blog post's related product rules (Blog+)
  • - Advanced Permalink Settings (Blog+)
  • - Added black words settings for auto-related posts & products (Blog+)
  • - Sort posts by title on blog category and index pages
  • - Performance improvements
  • - Improved page cache cleaning for blog category

Bug Fixes:

  • - Blog search error "Can't find FULLTEXT index matching the column list"
  • - Cannot disable canonical URLs for all blog pages
  • - "????" after the non-utf8 blog import
  • - Sitemap does not work with new version of MageWorx XML Sitemap extension
 

Version 2.8.3 (October 19, 2018)

Features:

  • - Enabled Post Media Gallery by default (magefan/module-blog-m22 now deprecated)
  • - Changed sort ordering for comments replies
  • - Ability to disable/enable blog canonical URLs
  • - Improved AW import (added import comments, tags, short content, featured image)
  • - Improved blog search algorithm
  • - Added "getList" method for blog categories REST API
  • - Extend ACL for Blog REST API
  • - Removed block cache from recent posts sidebar block
  • - Added pt_PT locale
  • - Added el_GR locale

Bug Fixes:

  • - Varnish error "Error 503 Service Unavailable", when have more than many blog posts
  • - Error during installation "Area code is not set"
  • - Robots NOINDEX on the tag page
  • - Related posts missing on product page (Blog+)
 

Version 2.8.2 (August 12, 2018)

Features:

  • - GDPR Compliant
  • - Auto-related blog posts (Blog+)
  • - Auto-related blog products (Blog+)
  • - Postponed publication by bate & time (Blog+)
  • - Autopublish blog posts on Facebook (Blog+)
  • - Customer group restrictions (Blog+)
  • - Option to define which related posts should be displayed on a product page (Blog+)
  • - ZERO comments info now does not displayed
  • - Improved import from WordPress
  • - Improved RSS Feed

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fix for MageWorx XML Sitemap
  • - Fixed CSS issue with blank icon in search blog form
  • - Fixed issue in blog search
  • - Fixed 404 page issue on post preview
  • - Removed NOINDEX from blog tag page
 

Version 2.8.1 (May 30, 2018)

Features:

  • - Improved import from WordPress, added comments import
  • - Improved import from AW Blog Extension
  • - Improved blog search
  • - Improved sitemap.xml
  • - Added Post Gallery template for Porto theme

Bug Fixes:

  • - Disabled tag displayed in the tag cloud sidebar
 

Version 2.8.0 (April 4, 2018)

Features:

  • - Added section in the Magento 2 admin panel to manage Blog Tags
  • - Automatic page cache cleaning during saving the Blog post, category, tag
  • - Added option to sort Posts by the position for Blog Homepage and Blog Category pages
  • - Changed Meta Description's Max. Length from 160 to 300
  • - Added custom template for Smartwave/porto Homepage recent posts

Bug Fixes:

  • - The issue with space in the URL Key during autogeneration
  • - The issue with the connection to the database via socket during import from AW Blog
  • - RSS Feed size, now it contains only 10 posts
 

Version 2.7.1 (February 10, 2018)

Features:

  • - Integrated Blog sitemap XML into default Magento 2 sitemap (removed blog_sitemap.xml for Magento v2.2.x and greater)
  • - Added a suffix for the tag and author URLs
  • - Added "new version" notification block
  • - Improved multilevel blog menu for Smartwave Megamenu
  • - Removed block cache from custom HTML sidebar block
  • - Added rel nofollow to the post gallery images
  • - Small CSS improvements

Bug Fixes:

  • - Prevent XML External Entity (XXE) Processing
  • - Featured blog posts widget do not show
  • - Temporary fix for Magento issues 6831, 10485
  • - The Issue with Unicode URLs for tags
 

Version 2.7.0 (January 11, 2018)

Features:

  • - Added category display settings
  • - Added additional restriction by Tag, Author, Publish Date to Blog Recent Posts Widget
  • - Added 2 custom HTML blocks into blog sidebar
  • - Added support for Unicode URLs
  • - Now posts can be excluded from blog homepage, recent blog widget
  • - Improved multilevel Blog Menu for Infortis UltraMegamenu
  • - Small CSS improvements

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue with display blog AMP pages
  • - Fixed issue with Wordpress Import for specific store view
 

Version 2.6.2 (December 26, 2017)

Features:

  • - Included blog categories in Navigation Menu
  • - Added Featured Blog Posts Widget
  • - Added improvement for built-in comments
  • - Added blog page types for widget settings
  • - Updated FancyBox js library
  • - Improved URL Key validation
  • - Improved uk_UA locale
  • - Code style fixes 

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue with missing image gallery on Magento 2.2.x 
     

Version 2.6.1 (November 03, 2017)

  • - Fixes forBuilt-in Post Comments
 

Version 2.6.0 (November 03, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added Built-in Post Comments

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fix for breadcrumbs on blog category page
  • - Additional layout fixes for 2.2.0
  • - Code style improvements
  • - Fixed issue with related posts on the product page


Version 2.5.4 (Octobre 23, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added Italian (it_IT) locale
  • - Added ability to unset parent category
  • - Added category column into Posts Grid
  • - Added logging to Blog Import Process

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fix for Magento 2.2.0
  • - Fix for RSS XML when HTML Minify is enabled
  • - Fix post saving issue
 

Version 2.5.3 (September 6, 2017)

  • - Added the separate field for Short Content


Version 2.5.2 (August 30, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added preview for blog posts
  • - Created separate sitemap for blog pages (https://store.com/blog_sitemap.xml)
  • - Breadcrumbs improvements. Included category into post breadcrumb.
  • - Added suffix for category URL
  • - Ability to include category path into post URL
  • - Added Spanish (es_ES) locale
  • - Added Russian (ru_RU) locale
  • - Improved France (fr_FR) locale


Bug Fixes:

  • - Issue with running blog extension on Windows OS
  • - Allowed Cyrillic identifiers for tags
  • - Small fixes for RSS sidebar icon


Version 2.5.1 (June 9, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added support of Magento EE AdminGws (Admin Global, Website, and Store data scopes restrictions)
  • - SEO improvements. Added "NOINDEX, FOLLOW" to tag, author, archive, search blog pages
  • - Improved import from WordPress
  • - Added Suffix configuration for post URL. Now you can add ".html" to the end of post URL.
  • - Added default short content length. Now ever if you don't setup "read more" tag, post content will be trimmed on the post list.
  • - Improved Dutch Locale
  • - Added Brazilian Locale

Bug Fixes:

  • - Content in blog RSS Feed is now filtered
  • - Issue with blog URLs in Magento admin panel menu
  • - Issue with saving related products & posts
  • - Issue in Breadcrumbs on multi level blog category page
  • - Issue with Lazy Load on some themes
  • - Issue with "Store View" field in the Magento 2 admin panel on post and category grids


Version 2.5.0 (March 30, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added Blog Posts and Categories duplicate
  • - Added Multi-images (gallery) for Blog Post
  • - Extended REST API
  • - Included tags to import from WordPress
  • - Improved translations of Breadcrumbs & Blog Footer Link

Bug Fixes:

  • - Issued with HTML minification
  • - Issued with Main Page Title & Meta Title
  • - Other small issues


Version 2.4.3 (January 22, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added ability to disable/enable blog extension on a specific store view
  • - Allowed to show posts count for Categories in the sidebar widget
  • - Improved dates translation
  • - Improved addthis sharing on posts list

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue "Tag cloud doesn't list per store tags #56"
  • - Fixed issue with "Store View" field on post & category edit pages in Admin Panel


Version 2.4.2 (December 15, 2016)

  • - Fixed issue with "Previous Post" link
 

Version 2.4.1 (December 1, 2016)

  • - Fixed issue with code compiler in v2.4.0
 

Version 2.4.0 (November 30, 2016)

  • - Added support for the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project to provide better mobile optimized content. To enable AMP view on blog pages Magento Amp Extension by Plumrocket is required.
  • - Fixed php workings on pages with post list.
  • - Fixed issues with extra tags on post list.
  

Version 2.3.3 (November 22, 2016)

  • - Added Chinese and Romanian localization
  • - Improved French localization
  • - Fixed issue with Chinese, Japanese garbled.
  • - Small fixes
 

Version 2.3.2 (November 15, 2016)

  • - Added Image Helper to solve conflicts with custom versions of blog extension
  • - Localizations added: fr_FR, nl_NL, uk_UA
  • - Updated Router
  

Version 2.3.1 (Octobre 29, 2017)

Fixed issues:

  • - Post and categories not displayed in Single Store Mode (v2.3.0 only)
  • - Issues during an update from some custom blog version
  • - Missing html closing tags (style braking) on posts list
  • - Import featured images from WordPress
 

Version 2.3.0 (Octobre 16, 2017)

  • - New User Interface for blog post & category edit pages in Admin Panel.
  • - Added Blog Tags (Many of you asked for it. And now you can easy add tags to your posts).
  • - Added Tag Cloud in the sidebar (New sidebar section with tags is available, you can disable or enable it by your choice).
  • - Added Custom design fields for single blog post and category (This functionality is similar to CMS Pages).
  • - Added Meta Title settings for blog post & category (Previously meta title was taken from the title, which was inconvenient. Now independent Meta title field is available).
  • - Added OG Meta Tags settings for post
  • - Added Link to Previous & Next posts
  • - Other small improvements
 

Version 2.2.4 (August 03, 2016)

Bug Fixed:

  • - Read more tag (page-breaker) wrong position
  • - Wrong number of posts in Recent Blog Posts widget
 

Version 2.2.3 (July 14, 2017)

Features:

  • - Added canonical Url tag
  • - Added rich snippets on the post page
  • - Created simple REST API

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue with long meta and OG description
 

Version 2.2.2 (June 21, 2016)

Features:

  • - Added configuration for blog link in catalog navigation menu
 

Version 2.2.1 (June 01, 2016)

Features:

  • - Added Open Graph (OG) meta tags on the post page
  • - Added AddThis configuration
  • - Improved import from AW on multi-store

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue with saving a post in the Magento 2 admin panel on German (EU) locale
  • - Added months translation in archive sidebar
  • - Fixed loading of the last page on posts list when lazyload is enabled.
 

Version 2.2.0 (May 23, 2016)

Features:

  • - Added author information. Author name can be set and displayed, also author page with posts list is added)
  • - Added google comments. Now except Facebook and Disqus now you can use google+ comments too
  • - Added posts lazy load. Instead of standard pagination, you can try automatic posts load on page scroll

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue with an error on Add New Post or Category in single store mode
 

Version 2.1.0 (May 10, 2016)

Features:

  • - Added recent posts widget. Now you can insert reccent blog posts easy to any cms page or block
  • - Allowed to display related posts on a product page
  • - Improved multi store (multi website) support
  • - Added import posts and categories form AheadWorks blog exntesion

Bug Fixes:

  • - Fixed issue with varnish on post and category page
  • - Fixed issue with comments and html minify
 

Version 2.0.2 (March 23, 2016)

Features:

  • - Update composer.json file