Blog Entry

Blog Entry

Description: A Blog Entry offers a simple layout that renders the title, the publication date and the body. Use a Blog Entry anywhere where you have blog posts.

Fields: The main fields available to Blog Entries are the Title, the Summary, the Body and the Release Date (i.e. the publication date). The summary will only be used if the Blog Entry is integrated elsewhere on the site. For a more detailed explanation on all these and other fields available to Blog Entries, refer to Appendix.

 Example

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Appendix

The appendices below deal with all the different fields available to the nodes and content snippets described in "Understanding our pages and the elements that compose them ". The “Translatable?” column refers to whether a field requires both English and French content.

Field Name

Description

Translatable?

Title (*Required)

The title of your piece of content.

Yes

Path

The URL where people will be able to view this piece of content.

Yes

Summary

A brief summary of your piece of content meant to be displayed within teasers on landing pages.

Yes

Body (*Required)

The most important field. This is where you will write your content.

Yes

Related Links

This is meant for links related to your current piece of content. The “Title” portion of this field is for the text that will be visible to the public while the “URL” is the path where the related content lives.

Yes

Date posted

A date field currently used for the posting date of the blog entry.

No

Primary Image You may attach to this field an image that will be used within teasers on landing pages. You also have the option to display this image within the content itself by checking the option. No

Content Groups

This is a list of terms to which your piece of content may belong. Most of these terms are associated with distinct parts of your site so be careful which terms you select.

No

Published Timeframe

If you have time sensitive content, you may use this field to set a publish and unpublish date and time. Note that there will be a delay between the time you unpublish content in the backend and when that content will become unviewable by the public.

No

Sidebar Reference

This field allows you to reference a Mini panel (more specifically, its machine name) that will be placed in the right sidebar region of the page. Leave this field blank unless your webmaster has explicitly advised you to use it.

No

 

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