So, in this article, you will learn how to configure blog post page or post view.
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To configure the blog post page navigate to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Post Page (Post View).
Blog Post View Page Design
Choose between System Settings and Modern Template.
Posts From The Same Category
- 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.
And this is how the post from the same category will be displayed on the storefront:
Blog Related Posts
- Enable the Display Related Posts option.
- Select the related posts Template. You can Use System Settings or Modern template.
- Set the Number of Posts you want to be displayed.
- Enable Auto Related Posts if you want related posts to be generated automatically.
Note: auto-related blog posts and modern template are available in Blog Plus or Extra editions only.
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.
This is how Related Posts look like on the storefront with the modern template:
Latest Posts by Author
In this section, you choose whether to Display Latest Posts By Author and set the Number of Posts if you enable this option. You can also choose the Template for this section: System Settings or Modern.
The Latest Posts by Author are displayed just below the author's block. Learn more about how to configure author block.
Blog Related Products
- Choose to Display Related Products or not.
Note: once you add related products to the blog post, the blog post will appear in the Related Posts section on the product page.
- 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.
The same as with the Related Posts, if you choose to enable the automatic generation of related products there will appear a new option. You can learn more about it in the article about auto-related blog products.
This is the Related Products section on the Storefront:
In Magento 2 Blog extension there are 3 kinds of comments available for your blog posts: Magefan, Facebook and Disqus Blog Comments.
Each kind of comment has different options you have to configure. Read more about comments configuration and learn how each of these comments is displayed on the storefront.
Previous and Next Post Links
Here you choose whether to Display Previous&Next Post Links on your blog post page. And you also select the Template which is either Default (Next/Prev links) or Modern (Next/Prev Post Title links).
You can disable this option but it is a great way to increase user engagement with internal links.
This is how Modern Previous and Next post links are displayed on the storefront:
Blog Post 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.
This is View Count on storefront if you choose Modern Template for post page:
Once you finish, don't forget to Save configurations and go to the storefront and check your blog post page view. But, that's not it.
You can make your blog even more advanced and attractive with the features provided by Blog Extra edition.
Check the advantages of Blog Plus and Extra to learn more about other options you can upgrade your Magento 2 blog with.