Blog archive is a great blog post filter same as other sidebar widgets. It is important for the blog visitors' experience since it allows them to sort posts out by date.

So, in this article, you will learn how to configure blog archive widget.

Take the following steps to configure the Blog Archive in Magento 2 Blog:

1. Go to the Stores  > Configuration  > Magefan Extensions  > Blog > Sidebar and find Archive Widget section.

2. Enable the widget.

3. Set the Date Format you want the archive to be arranged in.

Note: date option is available for Blog Plus and Extra users only.

4. Set the Sort Order to manage the position of the widget on the storefrontThe higher the number, the lower it will be displayed on the sidebar.

Once you finish, don't forget to Save Config and flush Magento 2 cache.

Magento 2 blog archive configuration

5.  Check the blog Archive on the storefront.

Magento 2 Blog Archive

Once blog visitors click on it, they are directed to the archive page. To define how the archive page will look like you have to set the page template in the post list configurations.

Blog Archive Page