Building News and Blog Pages

If timely, regularly updated content is an important part of your website, explore how news pages can work for you.

Follow the step-by-step instructions to create each news or blog post and then create the news page summary. New blog or news posts will automatically be added to this page.

Create a News or Blog Post

By Public Affairs on April 1, 2015

News and blog posts contain the entire content of the blog post or news story. They can include a featured image, galleries as well as the post content. Learn how to create a news or blog post.

Create a News or Blog Page

By Public Affairs on March 31, 2015

Useful for sharing news stories, press releases and blog posts, these pages display summaries of your posts. Learn how to set up your news or blog page.

Customizing the Blog Layout Page Builder Block

By Public Affairs on March 20, 2014

The blog layout page builder block has multiple settings that allow you to choose the categories and the number of posts displaying on the page at a particular time. Learn how to change these settings.

How to Use Categories to Manage Posts

By Public Affairs on March 20, 2014

Categories provide a helpful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. The WashU Web Theme allows you to filter your blog, people and items posts by category. Learn how to organize your posts into topical categories.