Lesson Content:

  • View All Blogs, Add New
  • Stages of page editing
  • Quick edit
  • Save, publish, pending review or draft

On the side menu roll over Blog Posts then either select All Posts to view all pages or click Add New to create a new blog.


Blog selection tab image

In Page directory, you can also add a new page by clicking on Add New as shown in (A). The second line in Blog Posts gives you a list of Blogs in various stages (B)

  • Published (Live page and available for all public to see)
  • Draft (In draft form and only available for admin and editors to see)
  • Private (available live but can only be visible with correct role permissions and correct logins)

Accessing Quick Edit is different from Pages- Quick Edit please see Blog Quick edit below (C)


Sample: Blog directory

In Edit Post you are able to Add a new Post (D).
To edit the content of a Blog click on Edit section in (E) this will take you to the edit Blog shown below, using the WYSIWYG page editor, you can edit content and style of the page.

Sample: About IUSTI page editing

The WYSIWYG content editor and the Mini “In Paragraph WYSIWYG” gives you lots of locations to edit your content. BoldGrid WYSIWYG editor. The icons for tools are self explanatory, hovering over them will give you an explanation and keyboard shortcut to that tool.

Detail of (D)

Mini-in paragraph WYSIWYG editor. Clicking in to the keyboard (if you are within BOLD Grid template visual editor) will give you this Mini-in paragraph WYSIWYG editor. To the left of it gives you selection tool that allows you to move the Block to a different location.

Sample: Mini in-paragraph WYSIWYG content editor

On completion of editing you can proof your edits by clicking Preview Changes or in Tab:2 which you’ve setup previously. Be sure to Update page on If you are happy with your edit in location (E) as above.

Quick Edit

Detail of Quick Edit

In Quick Edit (C) you are able to edit the blog’s:

  • Title
  • Slug (what the blog is named in the URL)
  • Date of publication can be added here
  • Author (Who wrote the blog shown to the public)
  • Keep page Private or make visible to select few with Password
  • Categories (select appropriate)
  • Tags (always advisable to add tags for search ability)
  • Comments (Allow or disallow)
  • Status (Publish, Save as Pending Review or save as Draft for later edit)

Save Pending Review for Editor to Publish

If the role assigned to you is only to write and contribute, you may not have permission to publish. Save as Pending Review and inform your editor/publisher to review for publishing or save as Draft for future editing.




Lesson tags: Blog, Draft, Edit page, lesson, Private, Publish, WYSYWYG
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