Adding a blog to your Magento 2 store is one of the best ways to spread news about your site, inform your customers about your products and to inform visitors with tutorials. Unfortunately, a blog is not integrated in Magento 2 by default. The Magento 2 Blog extension takes care of that. This module allows you to easily integrate a full-featured blog into your Magento 2 store.
The blogging extension for Magento 2 has everything you expect on a blog, and it is a great competitor to other blog software like WordPress. It can be easily set up and configured by anyone through its simple setup process and simple options in the Magento 2 admin panel. In the paragraphs below we will go into the specifics of the extension.
The extension can be easily setup by anyone who knows how to login to a FTP client. You simply drag and drop the extension files in the root directory of your Magento 2 installation, refresh the cache, and voila! The blog module is now installed. In the Magento 2 admin panel you will now find a new section with options to manage your blog. It is important that you go by each option to pick the one that suits your store the best. Features like the number of posts per page, sidebar layout, tags, featured posts, featured images, CMS blocks and more are all configurable in this section.
Your blog categories are a very important part of your blog. You need to think about the subjects you will write about on your blog, and make a category for each one of them. This can be done straight from the Mage 2 admin panel. You can set your category name, the URL key, the status (enabled or disabled), the sort order and the Meta information (title & description).
Creating new blog posts, or editing older ones, is a breeze with this blog extension. In the “New Post” interface in the admin panel you are presented with a full set of writing tools. You can add a title, set a URL key for the blog post, use the WYSIWYG editor, and add the meta information. After you have created the blog post you simply select the category you want the post to be in, optionally add some tags and then you can publish the post. You can even write it, and publish it later through the “schedule post” option.
The Magento 2 blog extension is completely SEO optimized so search engines like Google and Bing will display it correctly with all the information they need. You can customize the meta titles, descriptions, URL keys and much more. You can also easily enable rich snippets information in your blog posts and category pages. This enables your store to stand out of the standard listings in Google, Yahoo and Bing.
Disqus is a very powerful tool that enables your visitors to leave comments on your blog posts through their social media profiles. This promotes user activity as leaving a comment requires no registration or login actions from the visitor when they are logged in to Twitter or Facebook on their PC. You can choose to approve comments before they are displayed, or instantly display them under the post. Disqus also disables spam comments automatically, so you don’t have to worry about that.
If you are looking for a Blog module for Magento 2, this one has everything you need. You will have a great tool of communication with your customers, and you can attract new potential customers through sharing information on your blog. This can ultimately increase your revenue. To get the extension, click the button below.
The extension is completely developed according to the Magento 2 development standards. It’s open-source and can be installed without a Magento developer.