Blog AddOn

A simple weblog application.

See BlogAddOn for an introduction and installation instructions.
This topic is meant for administrators and serves as introduction springboard to BlogAddOn topics. You may safely delete this topic.

Start from here

Reference for administrators

Note: Care must be taken when:

  • Renaming post topics: the comment topic needs to be renamed as well
    • The comment topic is created automatically when the first comment is submitted, using the syntax topic name + Comment.
  • Renaming categories: the comment topics are not updated automatically

Putting the blog post overview in a different topic

To put the overview in a topic, write:


You may set display defaults, for example for category and sort field, using additional parameters. Possible values are:

Parameter Possible values Default value
category Interesting, Rubbish, John Adams Institute, ATLAS, Conference, Research Trip, News (categories can be defined in BlogCategory) none
sort formfield(Title), formfield(Category), formfield(Author), created, modified none
limit any number no limit
sortdirection ascending, descending ascending

For example, to show latest 10 posts, sorted latest post on top, write:

%INCLUDE{"BlogPost" sortdirection="descending" sort="created" limit="10"}%

This will generate:

Sort by:  Title   Category   Author   Date   Last modified

Limit to: 
Category:   Subscribe

Blog post example

07 Jun 2012 - 19:01 in Interesting
This is an example blog post. You may now delete this topic...

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Topic revision: r3 - 26 Sep 2013 - TomCraneAdmin

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