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Nicole Wix Team Wix Team

To add a blog: From the left side of the Editor, click the Add icon > click Blog.


Check out our learning center page for more information and instructions.

 

The blog application allows you to:

- add a blog to your Wix site

- add various kinds of posts to your blog: video, image and text

- improve your site's SEO by regularly adding new content to your site

- share your blog and posts on social networks.
 

**New**: We have a brand new Blog category on the Templates page!
The templates are divided into 3 categories: Business, Personal and Reviews.

 

Here are some features we are still working on:
 

- Adding multiple media items (several images, videos paragraphs) to one post (instead of only 1 image + text / 1 video + text / text that we have now).

- Preview option when editing posts in the editor.

- Built in comment system.

- Importing data from other blog platforms.
 

You can follow this thread for suggestions and updates about new blog features.

 

We also have several blog apps in the Wix App Market that you can use! You can add a  Tumblr Feed  and  Blogger Feed  to your site. Also check out the Easy SEO Blog.  Click here for more information about adding apps to your site.

Thanks, Nicole,

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  • aztecvisuals

    Replied by aztecvisuals June 1, 2014

    Why is my blogger app design not showing the same as the blogger site?

    I know i can customize my blogger post on my wix editor. But how can I make it have the same design and layout as my original blogger link?

     

  • wrightswriting

    Replied by wrightswriting May 29, 2014

    Two obvious requests

    Please add: Blog categories! And the option for readers to follow a blog! Those are such basic things that I don't understand how they're not already available.

     

    Thanks.

    • Nati Wix Team

      Replied by Nati May 29, 2014

      Hey wrightswriting,

       

      Thank you very much for your suggestions and feedback. 

       

      Please note that I have merged your post to the main thread concerning blogs. Please see the best reply above.

       

      Please let us know if you require any further assistance.

      Best Regards, Nati - Wix Support Team
  • wdblalock

    Replied by wdblalock May 27, 2014

    Need a Recommendation for a More Robust Blog program?

    I'm currently using the Wix Blog program.  I'm looking for something more robust from the standpoint of being able to add multiple pictures and video to a single blog.  Can you recommend something that will work that's hosted from my Wix website?

    Thanks for your help! - Bill

    • Ben Wix Team

      Replied by Ben May 27, 2014

      Please note that I have merged your post to the main thread concerning blogs. Please see the best reply above, especially the section addressing alternatives to the Wix blog.

       

      Please let us know if you require any further assistance.

    • wdblalock

      Replied by wdblalock May 27, 2014

      Ben - thanks for your quick response.  Do you have any information as far as time table for introducing some of these new blog features (multiple pics, video, text, etc.?  This has been lacking for quite some time as your thread I've been merged into dates back to Oct of last year I believe.  

      My understanding of the alternatives mentioned do not reside on our site therefore do not carry the weight/ranking we would get otherwise.  I'm being pressured within our group to look for a website overhaul where we can fully integrate the blog feature.  Help!

    • Dean Wix Team

      Replied by Dean May 27, 2014

      Hey,

       

      You can review the information posted in this thread, it was indeed created in October, however the best reply was only recently updated.

       

      Let us know if you have any more questions.

      All the best, Dean - Wix Team
  • gtpooh

    Replied by gtpooh May 26, 2014

    Is there any way to add categories to the blog/blog posts?  I'd like to be able to organize my blog in that way if possible.

    • Or Y Wix Team

      Replied by Or Y May 27, 2014

      Unfortunately this isn't possible at the moment.

      We document and learn from every feature request and bug brought to our attention. These objectives are immediately high priority milestones in Wix's product road map.
       

      Feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting here.


      To read about our feature updates, please click here.

      All the best, Or
  • lisseysipod

    Replied by lisseysipod May 4, 2014

    I've just published my website, which has a blog page in it's template.. but how do i add a blog post?? when i add, i only have the option of adding blog elements, not a new post :(

    • gills2 Wix Team

      Replied by gills2 May 4, 2014

      Hey  lisseysipod,

       

      To add a new image post:

      1. Click the Blog Feed to select it.
      2. Click Add & Edit Blog Posts.

      3. From Blog, next to All Posts, click Add.

      4. From Add, click Add New Photo Post.

      5. From Add New Photo Post, click Replace Image.

      6. From the Image Gallery, add an image or upload your own. Click Change Image.

      7. Under Title, type a title for your post.
      8. Under Tags, add tags to your post.
      9. Checkmark the box next to Set as featured post to display this post in your featured list.
      10. Next to Alt, type text keywords for your image.
      11. Type a description for your image in the text box.
      12. Click OK.

      Clicking OK and add another will save your post and automatically open a new window to allow you to quickly add another image post.

      13. From Blog, click Save.

      A new image post is added to your blog.

       

      For more information please click here

       

      Thanks,

      Gill, Wix Team
  • mrgold0

    Replied by mrgold0 May 1, 2014

    I have *a lot* of links in my previous blog, & it's EXTREMELY frustrated to copy just one each time: When ever I choose text>paragraph ALL the links are copied in plain text only(!!) so I have to re-create them :-( :-(.

    I demand to know on a better way how to copy them more efficiently?

    • Ron Wix Team

      Replied by Ron May 1, 2014

      Hi,

       

      Unfortunately, there is no other method available in order to overcome this at the moment.

       

      Thank you for your patience and understanding.

       

       

      Ron, Wix Team
  • inthebuffyk

    Replied by inthebuffyk April 27, 2014

    I have to say that I'm extremely frustrated with the Wix implementation of any of the blog features.  If I had known it was going to be this frustrating, I, too probably would have gone someplace else.  I like the ease of use of creating the website and now I want to drive traffic there.  The best way to do that is through adding information so that search engines in their crawls are able to grab new content.  

    1.  Most of the search engines are looking for keywords in the url that link to the content.   Since I want to drive traffic to my just created Wix website, I want to post my blog to places like twitter and facebook.  

                         http://www.foodproductlaunch.com/#!blogger-feed/c1ds9

                                  is not good for search and for posting to the social media sites, such as FB and twitter

                         http://foodproductlaunch.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-social-media-dilemma.html

                                  is good, but it drives traffic to my blogspot, not my wix site.

    One would think that instead of giving me an explanation as to why the blogger feed page uses AJAX indexing in the implementation, the smart people at Wix.com would just be able to implement this differently.  As in..."wait, this is a blog page, let me give the user an option to change the name of the url to something meaningful to search engines."

    2.  I like to use Microsoft Live Writer, so any of the other blogs that are available for implementation are useless to me.  It's the tool of ease for many bloggers.  

    3.  The Wix blog is horrible.  I have three choices:  Video, Picture, and text.  One of my blogs is a how to instructional that has about 10 pictures.  How exactly would I implement this in Wix?  I'd have to write 10 different blogs, which would not be a whole lot of fun for the people visiting my site.  I cannot use Live Writer.

    4.  There is no elegant way to implement Word Press, even though WP is the most widely used blog software?  Wix can't make a deal with WP to make it available to us?

    ----------------

    I guess I'm supposed to ask a question, so here they are?

    1.  When is Wix going to change the blog interface for blogger so that:

    a.  The url reflects the name of the blog post?

    b.  Users will be able to comment on the website hosted by Wix?

    c.  Older blog posts from Blogger could be seen by the users?

    2.  When is Wix going to change their own blog software so that it allows:

    a.  The embedding of more than one media item (videos and pictures) in a WYSIWIG interface.

    or

    b.  Allow the user to publish a blog using MS Live Writer?

    3.  When is Wix going to be offering an elegant WP interface?

     

     

     

    • Or Y Wix Team

      Replied by Or Y April 28, 2014

      Currently we cannot provide an ETA for upcoming or planned features.

      We document and learn from every feature request and bug brought to our attention. These objectives are immediately high priority milestones in Wix's product road map.

       

      Feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting here.

      To read about our feature updates, please click here.

       

      In regard to your blog SEO optimization, I noticed you have not added a tag cloud to your blog. This feature may help you improve your blog's SEO ranking. For more information about this feature, click here.

       

      To see if Google has indexed your website, as well as the last time your site was indexed i.e. to see a cached version of your website, enter your website’s URL with the word “cache:” before it in the Google search. For example, cache:www.mydomain.com. If your website comes up, this means that Google has already indexed it.

       

      Please note that your Wix site having been indexed is not the same as attaining a high rank according to a specific keyword phrase. Attaining a high ranking according to those keyword phrases may take time and continuous work.

       

      If your website is not appearing in search engine results when you perform a search using specific keywords, you may need to continue the process of Search Engine Optimization. To help you get the results you want, please read out SEO Learning Center pages for tips and advice.

       

      Please check here for more information about keywords and keyword density.

       

      Another explanation could be that you have employed certain techniques that have dropped your website’s page rank. You can read about these techniques in detail here.

       

      With the Wix SEO Monitoring Tool you will receive a Step by step guide to improve your site's SEO.

       

      In addition, you can also target what your customers are searching for and it will help your site to get found on Google.

       

      You may also consider using Google Webmaster Tools to help you in the optimization process.

       

       

      In regard to your request concerning Wordpress, you may link your WP blog to your Wix site by using HTML iFrame!

       

      With the HTML App you can test and add your own HTML code to your Wix site.

      For more information check out the tutorial below, or you can click here.
       


      *Take a minute to read through the Known Issues & Limitations of the HTML iFrame/Embed App via the link above before using this.

       

       

      Please let us know in case you need further help.

      All the best, Or
    • inthebuffyk

      Replied by inthebuffyk April 28, 2014

      Did you notice that I am not using the blog app provided by Wix?  So your answer about blog tagging is totally irrelevant.

    • Or Y Wix Team

      Replied by Or Y April 29, 2014

      Please refer to my response in regard to the WordPress issue.

       

      For further information about the blogger app, kindly click here. Please note, we cannot currently provide a specific ETA in respect to upcoming features.

       

      Please let us now if we can be of any further help.

      All the best, Or
  • pc6computer

    Replied by pc6computer April 23, 2014

    When I try to add a URL to a video in the BLOG EDITOR as soon as I click outside the field where you place the URL, it defaults back to the SAMPLE YOUTUBE URL that was already in the field. What do I need to do to make this feature work on my site?

    • Or Y Wix Team

      Replied by Or Y April 24, 2014

      I'm afraid the issue has not been clarified enough. I have visited your blog page and was successfully able to load the youtube URLs, while clicking around the links nothing happened.

       

      Please elaborate as to the step-by-step process you have executed before reaching a dead end.

      All the best, Or
  • frharrison

    Replied by frharrison April 18, 2014

    I have both an internal blog and have added "Blogger" to my wix.com site; the goal feed it through "networkedblogs." However each time I provide the URLs I got the following message (from networkedblogs) "We tried to process your feed but it seems to be formatted incorrectly. This is the error we encountered, please pass it along to your Web admin:<unknown>:90:393: not well-formed (invalid token)." Any ideas on how to make it work? Thanks!

    • Noa Wix Team

      Replied by Noa April 19, 2014

      Hi,

       

      Thanks for contacting Wix support.

       

      We are not familiar with the "networkedblogs" service, therefore we do not know whether or not they support the Wix blog configuration.

       

      I would advise to contact their support team and ask them regarding this issue.

       

      All the best.

      Noa - Wix Team
  • tamaralevitt

    Replied by tamaralevitt April 7, 2014

    Is a wix blog available??

    I was told that a wix blog was going to be offered to integrate into our site many months ago but still havne't heard anything? Is it available yet?

    • Ellie Wix Team

      Replied by Ellie April 7, 2014

      Hi tamaralevitt,

       

      Thank you for contacting us. I have merged your post to a relevant thread. You can read the best reply for instructions on how to add a blog to your site. Please note that our blog platform is set to go through many changes over the next few months and will be offering improved existing features as well as new ones.

      All the best, Ellie

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