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Creating a Blog Post

Creating Blog Posts

No matter which method or methods you use to display your blog posts, the first thing you need to do is create the blog posts. Avada offers several blog post types, image, image slideshows, video and more on the way. Each blog post you make can be displayed using any of the 3 methods described above. And with the ability to assign custom categories to each post, you can easily display a set of posts based on category. See below for information on how to create blog posts.

How To Create A Blog Post

Step 1 – Navigate to Posts in your WordPress admin sidebar.

Step 2 – Click on the Add New option to make a new post. Create a title, and insert your post content in the editing field. You can use any of our shortcode builder elements inside the post.

Step 3 – Add Categories from the right side. To assign it to the post, check the box next to the Category name.

Step 4 – Add Tags from the right side. Type the name of the tag in the field, separate multiple tags with commas.

Step 5 – For a single image, click the first Featured Image Box, select an image and click the Set Featured Image button.

Step 6 – For a slideshow, insert more than one Featured Image, each image will be a slide in the slideshow. Five featured image boxes show by default, to add more, change the Post Image Slideshow option in Theme Options > Slideshows tab.

Step 7 – For a video post, paste the iFrame embed from either Youtube or Vimeo into the Video Embed Code field.

Step 8 – Select any number of post options in the Post Options box.

Step 9 – Once you are finished, click Publish to save the post.

Here Is A Screenshot That Shows The Various Areas Of The Blog Post Page Described Above.

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