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How to Start Posting with MODx Mini-Blogs

Setting up a mini-blog is relatively simple. Here's what you need to do to get started with making new posts:

  1. Login to the MODx Control Panel.
  2. Create a new Webuser by clicking the Users > Manage web users link.
  3. Make sure to check the Site Admins Webuser Group at the bottom of the page.
  4. Go to the login page and login using this newly created Webuser information.
  5. You should now notice a new Add a Blog Entry menu item that automatically appeared under the Blog Page link in the right column.

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rthrash 6OCT2005 01:38PM
Comments are really easy as well. Just make sure that your users are logged in and members of the 'Registered Users' group, or the comment form won't show up. This group is the default for users that request an account.

+ Login to the site.
+ Go to a detailed/full blog post page.
+ Comment away ... that's it!

User Comments does not support HTML code, or any special formatting, for that matter. Create an account and login to come back here and try commenting for yourself!
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This is another commentrthrash 7Oct2005 09:47AM
Comments alternate row colors so they're easier to follow.
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Here is another postsiteadmin 7Oct2005 09:51AM
It's by the blog's original author, and should be colored differently.

Also note that when you're logged in and reading blogs, any posts that YOU have made will also be colored differently.