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BoldGrid retains the original blogging capabilities that come with WordPress. While you can make virtually any kind of website with your combined BoldGrid/WordPress installation, you may want to include a blogging platform for updates, news, and fresh content.

In this article, we will show you how to set up a blog page in BoldGrid and start posting in a few simple steps.

Creating a Blog Page

We must create a blog page first in order for your visitors to see your posts:

  1. Click PagesClick Pages.
  2. Add BlankChoose Add Blank.
  3. Enter TitleEnter title (anything you prefer, but we’ll use “blog” for this example).
  4. Click PublishClick Publish.
  5. Note PermalinkNote the permalink (this is the link for your blog page).
  6. Click BlogUnder Settings choose Blog.
  7. Posts PageFor Posts page: choose your new page (the one created above).

Now your blog posts will display on the page we selected as our Posts page.

Start Posting

Now that we have created a page to display our posts, follow the steps below to start posting:

  1. Select Blog PostsSelect Blog Posts.
  2. Click Add NewClick Add New.
  3. Enter Title and ContentEnter a title and content for your post.
  4. Categories and Tags(Consider adding tags and categories; this helps organize your posts).
  5. Click PublishWhen ready, click Publish.

Click the permalink or View post to see your post live.

Transferring a Blog

In our opinion, WordPress is the best software for blogging! If you by chance tested other blogging software and have decided to try your hand at WordPress, you’re in luck! WordPress includes the ability to import blog posts from Blogger and other blogging platforms.

Well done! We have just created a blog page and added a post. Remember that your blog page is available at the permalink you retrieved when you created the blog page. Feel free to share that link, so others can see your new blog.




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3 thoughts on “How to Set up a Blog Page

  1. My question on this topic has to do with having more flexibility in layout of blog without going into main code of theme. I’m using the Hydra theme and I like that my site menu shows up but the main pic shows up too which completely disrupts how my posts display. See my blog testing here >

    I tried adding a blog plugin to give me more flexibility but it had zero effect. Any help here would be greatly appreciated!!!


  2. I created a Blog page this way, and it is unformatted. There is no page background color and the title and meta data are wildly spaced. What step did I miss?

    • This guide helps you create a blank blog page. Now when you “Start Posting” as described above it will display your new blog posts on the page. You can customize the page by clicking “Pages” then rolling your mouse over the page, and choosing the “Edit” option. Then you can use the “Visual” or “Text” editor.

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