In order to configure the blog post view page in Magento 2 Blog take the following steps:

1. Navigate to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Post View. 

Magento 2 blog post view

2. Configure Posts From The Same Category (BlogExtra).

  • Choose whether to Display Posts From the Same Category on the blog post page on the storefront.
  • Set the Number of Posts from the same category you want to display.

Magento 2 Posts From the Same Category on Blog  Post Page

And this is how the post from the same category will be displayed on the storefront:

Magento 2 Blog Posts from the Same Category

3. Configure Related Posts.

  • Choose to Display Related Posts or not.
  • Set the Number of Posts you want to be displayed.
  • Enable Auto Related Posts if you want related posts to be generated automatically. Note: this option is available for Blog Plus and Blog Extra users only.

Magento 2 Blog Related Post

If you've enabled the automatic generation of related posts there will appear a new option. Read more about Auto-Related Blog Posts in Magento 2.

4. Configure Related Products.

  • Choose to Display Related Products or not.
  • Set the Number of Products you want to be displayed.
  • Enable Auto Related Products. Note: this option is available for Blog Plus and Blog Extra users only.

Magento 2 blog related products

The same as with the Related Posts, if you choose to enable the automatic generation of related products there will appear a new option about which you can learn in Configure Auto-related Blog Products in Magento 2 article.

This is how Related Posts and Products look like on the Storefront.

Magento 2 related posts and products

5. Choose Latest Posts by Author (Blog Extra).

In this section, you choose whether to Display Latest Posts By Author and set the Number of Posts if you enable this option.

Magento 2 latest post by author

The Latest Posts by Author are displayed just below the author's block.

Magento 2 latest author posts

6. Set up Comments.

In Magento 2 Blog extension there are 3 kinds of comment available for your blog posts: Magefan, Facebook and Disqus Blog Comments. Depending on the kind of comments you choose for your blog there change some options. Read about the detailed configuration of comments and see how each of these comments is displayed on the storefront.

Magento 2 blog comments

7. Select to use Previous and Next Post.

Here you choose to Display Previous&Next Post Links on your blog post page. You can disable this option but if you want to increase user engagement there is no better way than using internal links. 

Magento 2 previous and next posts

This is how Previous and Next post links are displayed on the storefront.

Magento 2 previous next post

 

8. Set the View Count.

Choose to Calculate&Display Views Counts in order to be able to see which blog posts are the most popular. It is used for generating Blog Popular Posts.

  Magento 2 blog view count

This is how View Count is displayed on the storefront.

Magento 2 blog post view count