Video instructions

Our Basic* Plan allows 20 images per blog post. Pro Plans and higher allow 100 images per blog post. There is no limit to the number of posts you can have and these images don't count on your plans image limit.


Start Blog

  1. Ensure 'Portfolio' is active in left sidebar

  2. Tap 'Blog'

  1. Tap to rename the blog

  2. Start a Blog Post


Rename Blog

  1. Change Blog Name

  2. Change Blog URL (should match Blog Name)

  3. Tap 'Update'

Add Item +


  1. Text can be added first, or later

  2. Tap 'Add Item +'

  3. Select Image Set or Video

Video needs to be hosted by Vimeo or YouTube, please see this guide on how to add URL


Add Image Set

  1. Tap 'Add Images'


Change Image Sets Display

  1. Use dropdown to change image display

  2. Select between Slideshow, Grid or Vertical options

  3. Add more content

  4. Add text


Save Changes

  1. Always Save Changes, the first time you will be asked whether to:

  2. Tap 'Publish to Blog' if ready or tap 'No, keep it unpublished' and publish later


Blog Settings

The Blog > 'Settings' area is where you decide how your Blog will appear (but not the actual 'design' styling).

  1. From the main Blog Posts list, tap the 'Settings' link

  2. 'Edit Design' allows access to typography and color options, the actual layout and design of the blog is not editable

  3. Thumbnail for individual blog posts listed

  4. Shows status (Published) and tap '…' for quick access to options


All Settings related to the Blog can be found here.

The full list covers:

Blog Title: the title of your blog as it will appear in your site menu.

Blog Visibility: (Online, Private, Offline).

Blog Path: this path will precede your blog posts in your URL e.g. www.example.com/blog/post 

SEO Optimization preview: example of how search results may appear, and whether you need to update/improve for best results.

SEO Blog Title: will appear in search results (and browser tab)

SEO Blog Description: provide a concise explanation of your blog content for SEO optimization. Meta descriptions are often featured on search engine result pages (such as Google).

Cover Image: This image will be used as a thumbnail for the main Blog (ever individual blog post can have it's own cover image)

Blog Homepage Style: the default display style for your blog. You can select 'Listing' or 'Post'. Thumbnails and Previews can be enabled or disabled.

Blog Posts on Homepage: the number of posts on your blog homepage.

Default Image Display Style: when you add a new image set to a blog post this is the default public display style. You can select 'Grid', 'Slideshow' or 'Vertical'.

Social Sharing Links on Posts: enable or disable Facebook & Twitter share buttons on blog posts.

Blog Commenting: enable or disable Disqus comments on blog posts.

Discus Shortname (Required) if enabled.

Hide Published On Date: On/Off

Try different settings, 'Save Changes' and view your live site to see how it looks then making setting changes until you are satisfied with the appearance.


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