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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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  • berrymcwhorter Premium VIP

    Replied by berrymcwhorter November 25, 2013

    I had problems with this too, hypeball.  Here is what I found and it worked.  

    http://www.wix.com/support/forum/html5/facebook/other/my-site-details-are-not-up-to-1

    • berrymcwhorter Premium VIP

      Replied by berrymcwhorter November 25, 2013

      or http://www.wix.com/support/main/html5/wix-editor/site-settings/updating-your-thumbnail-image#

    • Rapido Wix Team

      Replied by Rapido November 25, 2013

      Thank you for your feedback :)

  • hypeball

    Replied by hypeball November 25, 2013

    Hello, so i was trying to share my website (www.hypeball.com) out on Facebook but how do i manage to have a picture on the sharing page? Example:

    • Rapido Wix Team

      Replied by Rapido November 25, 2013

       

      Facebook may not always have updated information regarding your site, this is why your site's description and photos may be out of date when posting on your wall. To update Facebook with your site's recent information make sure you have changed the site's description from the default (you can do this on the editor, click settings at the top and update, be sure to save your changes).

      Now use this link.

      It allows you to submit your site to Facebook for re-scanning. Paste your site's URL and click Debug. Once done updated pictures of your site will appear instead of old or default pictures as well as your updated site description.

      Please follow this link for more information.

    • Tomer Wix Team

      Replied by Tomer December 22, 2013

      Hey Hypeball,

      Just wanted to show you that We gave your wonderful website as an example of Wix's blogs in one of our blog posts -

      http://www.wix.com/blog/2013/12/what-kind-of-website-is-right-for-me/

       

      Thanks!

      Tomer Grencel Product Manager, Blog Team
    • hypeball

      Replied by hypeball December 24, 2013

      Thanks for the support Tomer! 

      Looking forward to your add photo to post feature! 

  • DaniMSC

    Replied by DaniMSC November 16, 2013

    I need to add more than ONE photo per blog post.  When can I do this?

    • Ilia Wix Team

      Replied by Ilia November 16, 2013

      Hi,

      Unfortunately this feature is not available at the moment.

      You can add your feature request to the Blog Wishlist.

       

      Best regards

      Ilia - Wix Support
  • dominiquedebayhrm

    Replied by dominiquedebayhrm November 12, 2013

    I just created a blog via WIX yesterday and I am trying to change the background, in order to match my site (currently with WIX). When I go to search for an image, and select "your wix account", I have an error message telling my that I am not logged in to my wix account. Which is incorrect since I logged on (and stayed on) in order to access the blog page in the first place... !?! That doesn't make sense...

    Please help!

    • Ilia Wix Team

      Replied by Ilia November 12, 2013

      Hi,

      Please try logging out of your account, Clearing your cache, and logging back in.

      Please clear your browser's cache. You can find step by step instructions here.
       

      Best regards

      Ilia - Wix Support
    • dominiquedebayhrm

      Replied by dominiquedebayhrm November 13, 2013

      Did not work...

    • Niv Wix Team

      Replied by Niv November 13, 2013

      Hi,

      Please try the following:
      While keeping your editor open, go to wix.com and log out of your account. Then log in again while keeping your editor open, and then try to add the image again.

       

      In addition, I noticed that you are using an older version of IE. To make sure things run smoothly, please make sure to update all your browsers to the most recent versions. 

      To download the latest Internet Explorer browser please click here

       

      If the issue persists, try using another browser and let us know if the issue is resolved.

       

      Thanks for your cooperation,

      Niv, Wix Support
  • hypeball

    Replied by hypeball November 11, 2013

    Hello guys, my website has been using the blog function for a while. However, the blog feed is not working, I dont know what i can do. I can't even delete the blog feed element. If i delete the element, do i lose all the blog records? 

    I was supposed to launch my website today and I am very in need of help right now. My website is www.hypeball.com 

    Any suggestions would be helpful! thanks a lot! 

    • Rapido Wix Team

      Replied by Rapido November 11, 2013

      Hey,

       

      I accessed your site and could not recreate your issue. Is it still occurring?

    • Tomer Wix Team

      Replied by Tomer November 11, 2013

      Hey hypeball,

      First, i must say - you have an awesome site!
      you've built it around the blog like a pro, and it's great see that our users are using the blog as we planned it to be :-)

      We've fixed your problem.
      Now all you have to do is to go to your editor (where you'll see the fixed blog) and just Publish it.

      Thanks, and good luck!

      Tomer Grencel Product Manager, Blog Team
  • djkokalis

    Replied by djkokalis November 6, 2013

    hi there. When we will see the import feature?

    • Hudson Wix Team

      Replied by Hudson November 6, 2013

      sorry I am not sure what you are referring to? the blog is now set live and ready for you to use, please check the information provided in the top of this mail.

    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis November 7, 2013

      i want to import articles from other blog platform

    • Paola Wix Team

      Replied by Paola November 7, 2013

      Hey,

       

      Articles or pages?

      Articles you can link, pages you can embed with HTML website embed.

      An answer to this topic can be found in What is the HTML App?

    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis November 8, 2013

      i don't want to link them, i just want to import them. i am really tired waiting. are you ever gonna make a blog that worths using it or i' ll have to leave wix?

    • Gat Wix Team

      Replied by Gat November 8, 2013

      Hi djkokalis,

      Please be more specific and explain what exactly do you mean by "import".

      Thanks.

      Gat Wix Team.
    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis November 8, 2013

      i want to import the articles from my wordpress blog to my wix blog!

    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis November 8, 2013

      import the data!

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support November 8, 2013

      Hi,

      We're currently working on a convenient wp to wix blog import, however currently its not available (other than manually, of course). I can however assure you that this feature is definitely on our roadmap and will be developed as soon as possible. 

       

       

      Dror - Wix Team
    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis November 21, 2013

      hi. any news for the import from wp?

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support November 21, 2013

      This is still being developed by our blog team. However, I can say that a quick WP to Wix features are coming soon, so stay tuned.

      To read about our feature updates, please click here.

      Dror - Wix Team
    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis November 23, 2013

      Hope to see it before Christmas!

    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis December 23, 2013

      Any update for the wp to wix blog import?

    • Nat

      Replied by Nat December 23, 2013

      Hey,

       

      All new feature releases will be updated on this thread.

      Please don't hesitate to contact us again. Nat
  • luke7bart

    Replied by luke7bart October 31, 2013

    Hi,

    Any chance Wix will develop an android app of Wix Blog for its clients ? That would be really great and handy. When we'll be able to add posts from our mobile devices without opening wix editor every time we want to post or edit something, more people could cooperate together on the same website blog in the same time with different or the same login credentials, that will be just awesome.   

    Thank you

    P.S. Cannot wait till I download WIX Blog app from Google Play and start using straight away  :D

     

    • Adam E. Wix Team

      Replied by Adam E. October 31, 2013

      That's a fantastic idea!

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

      To read about our feature updates, please click here.

      Adam, Wix Support
  • dstunoff

    Replied by dstunoff October 31, 2013

    Two questions here:

    1) is there an option to add a "back" or "forward" button link to the individual blog post pages?  It seems counter intuitive to not have these on the page.

    2) How can I edit a specific blog posting LAYOUT page.   I can only seem to access the most recent post.  While I have noticed the 2nd post page layout is messed up with overlapping items.  But I have not found a way to access just that particular blog post to edit the page layout.

     

    Thanks

    • Hudson Wix Team

      Replied by Hudson October 31, 2013

      For information click  Adding and Editing Image Posts

    • dstunoff

      Replied by dstunoff October 31, 2013

      Thanks for the link. But it does not address either question.

      1) Is there a back or forward button available on individual blog page posts? yes or no?

       

      Thank you

    • Michal

      Replied by Michal October 31, 2013

      Hey dstunoff, 

       

      At the moment there is no back or forward buttons on individual blog page posts. Please feel free to add this feature request to the Wix Wishlist

       

      Thanks,

      Michal - Wix Team
  • bradkan6

    Replied by bradkan6 October 28, 2013

    Can we please get a statement on these critical issues (namely, failure of SEO; failure to deliver no-brainer features such as embedded images; failure to meet promises regarding tool support; failure to deliver professional-quality tools; failure to address a tidal wave of upset and concern) from the person in charge of the Wix blog project?  Given how long many of us have been watching this thread, I don't at all think it is too much to ask to hear from the person in charge.

     

    Better yet, let's hear from the company's founders: Avishai Abrahami, Nadav Abrahami, or Giora Kaplan.  Because the truth is, I'm not convinced that Wix leadership is actually aware of these gaping holes in the toolset.  If someone in the company is hiding their own ineptitude by pretending it's all going just swimmingly, the leadership needs to know.  Or, they need to publicly justify this hodgepodge and harmful approach to developing new "features" which is clearly hurting the company's public image.

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support October 28, 2013

      Hi,

      We appreciate any feedback regarding any feature that we provide, I can assure you that we take user complaints and requests very seriously and are constantly working towards improving the tools that we provide. Considering that  the Blog feature is still in the first steps of its development roadmap, we understand the frustration, and yet, it also allows us to modify and develop according to our users needs and requests. 

       

      We generally believe that if a better solution is out there, unless we think that our tool will have an added value for most of our users - we don't develop it. So you can be assured that this isn't the finalized version of the Blog, and that it'll definitely be improved dramatically: The embedded images feature is being developed, along with a more sophisticated content management system, and a different structure to improve SEO and generally control of your blog , importing and exporting from different platforms and other features. 

       

      Regarding your specific issue with SEO - 

      Note that searching for your different posts titles, regardless of your site's name showed me your site in the first results, that's in spite of the fact that you've published the same articles in different locations, which Google considers duplicated content and penalizes you for in general - so if you're having a specific problem, we'd love to take a closer look. I can assure you (and any other user reading this, of course) that your blog posts are being indexed by google. 

       

      Of course, you can always let us know if you have any more questions. 

       

       

       

      Dror - Wix Team
    • bradkan6

      Replied by bradkan6 October 28, 2013

      Look, Dror, I appreciate your candid response.  But what you're saying is quite different from the song Wix has been singing for the last two years.  When the promises about a blogging feature began, there was no mention that users should expect an initially substandard tool that would gradually improve with time.  When you guys began getting everyone excited for the blog tool over the summer, there was no whisper of the fact that it would be a beta for many months before it would be ready for prime time.  In fact, the opposite has been true: Wix tends to dangle new features in front of its users like they are going to be the greatest thing since sliced cheese, and only after they are launched does it became clear that they are not professional grade.  If I had any idea how long it would take for this thing to get up to snuff, I wouldn't have hung around this long.  Which I suspect is why you guys do it: you are well aware that the shiny promises are keeping people paying for the service.  It's game of constant promises and endless delays, and it takes an angry post like mine today to even get a reasonable response out of you guys.

       

      You say you have a development roadmap, and I am certain it is true, but you guys aren't willing to share details about what features to expect or went to expect them.  If anything, we have learned that whatever you do release is likely to have significant problems that will then take months again to redress -- so you need to understand the perspective of many other people on this forum: that you are making it difficult to remain a customer of yours.

       

      In regard to the specific SEO issue, I am aware of the penalty for doubling content but that is not what is going on here.  If I run a Google search for my name plus the title of my site plus the main keyword of a post (the keyword being something like "Braveheart" or "Game of Thrones"), Google does not return the relevant blog post.  The original post from that other site you mentioned is the first thing on the list; from there, it's a combination of other articles I've written for that other site, and potentially the front page and/or static pages of my Wix site, but Wix blog posts are NOT indexing correctly so there is DEFINITELY an SEO issue going on with HTML5.  (By contrast, I used to mirror my content to a wordpress site, and in those cases the duplicate content DID appear on the Google search.)  

       

      Last but not least: as I have been told you guys at least four times over the last six months, the link back to this thread in the auto-email generated by your response is broken.  How much of a developmental roadmap does it really take to fix an automatic email?

    • Elia Wix Team

      Replied by Elia October 29, 2013

      Hi,

      I've checked the 'Auto-responder' for this topic and checked the backlinks: it worked fine on my end.

      Please try unfollowing and following this topic again, and if the issue persist, please let us know.

      Regarding our feature release process:

      We do not promise something that we're not absolutely certain we can keep.

      Please note we're taking our development roadmap very seriously, and one of the reasons we do not provide ETAs for features, is that priorities are dynamic and changing according to various reasons, some can be time critical.

      One thing I can share with you is this: there are a lot more features to come.

      Remember, priority for developing features is also based on the popularity of our Wishlist items, which is full to overflowing with our users good ideas and feedback!

      To read about our feature updates, please click here.

      You can also suggest and vote for new features on the Wix wishlist here.
      If you need further assistance, we're here for you.

      Elia - Wix Support
    • bradkan6

      Replied by bradkan6 November 1, 2013

      1) You haven't addressed the main concern of this post, which is the SEO problem.  Try searching my name + title of my site + the phrase "Game of Thrones."  

      The first Wix page to come back is #5, and it's the *front page* of my site.  Not useful.  

      - The next page to come back is a blog post -- but it's a) the WRONG post and b) it has the WRONG title even for that post!  

      How can you possibly say this is working right?  Clearly it's completely broken.

      2) The email link issue occurs across all threads and topics and is also definitely broken.  I've reported this six times now.  Here is the link to this thread as it appears in my email.  Notice the double "http" at the beginning.   http://http//www.wix.com/support/forum/html5/editor/wishlist/does-wix-support-blogs-2#!entityId=fb29f271-ad4f-438e-bb8b-9970096afcf4.

      c) "We do not promise something that we're not absolutely certain we can keep."  This is a half-truth.  Over the summer you promised the blogging tool would be released in August.  And you DID release it -- only, it was a beta, and incomplete.  That's a half-truth, which means it's also a half-lie.  Customers appreciate full truths and zero dissembling.

      d) "Priorities are dynamic and changing according to various reasons, some can be time critical."  Customers needs are time critical also, buddy.  You give lip service to customer support but the fact remains: you have hooked us into a product that continues to be unacceptably broken.  I'm sure you will *eventually* get the problems sorted out.  I don't plan to hang around forever waiting for that day.

      Sorry guys: as friendly as you are, and as committed as you SAY you are to customer support, I'm not satisfied with your answers.  And I suspect many other Wix users feel the same.  Find a new way to demonstrate your commitment.  Enough with the lip service.

    • Elia Wix Team

      Replied by Elia November 1, 2013

      Hi Brad,

      1) Your site title is blank.

       

      Regarding the 'broken' links, please provide us with the URLs so we can take a closer look.

      2) Please paste here the exact email you've received that contains the 'HTTP' protocol twice. Once you do, we can further investigate and forward it to the relevant department so it will be fixed.

      3) Like all projects, some meet the deadline, and some aren't. We generally do not provide ETAs for this exact reason: we cannot predict the future. 

      In most cases, we can evaluate the expected release date of certain features.

      If we have provided an estimated release date that was too optimistic and were mistaken, I sincerely apologize for it.

      4) Wix services are on freemium basis: you can test it for as long as you like, and see if it suits your needs, and even have a fully functional site without having to purchase or provide any credit card information.

      We are constantly working on new features and possibilities, while optimizing our current offerings in order to bring you the best, easiest web creation platform available.

      We do appreciate and value our customers feedback, and a lot of our current features has been developed with accordance to user feedback.

      Please let us know if we can further assist you,

       

       

      Elia - Wix Support
    • bradkan6

      Replied by bradkan6 November 2, 2013

      The site title is blank because of a Wix bug -- I've filled that empty box in many times -- perhaps you can forward that bug along to the right people.

      Re the auto-email, here's the template:

      Dear <username>,

      A comment was added to your reply regarding the topic: Does Wix support blogs?. Please find the latest comment to your reply:

      <username? wrote:

      "

      (blah blah blah)

      ​"

      You can view the comment here.

      Thanks,
      ​Wix Support Team

      You have received this message because you follow this topic. To unfollow this topic, please go to topic: Does Wix support blogs? and click Unfollow this topic.

      Please do not reply to this email. We are unable to respond to messages sent to this address.

  • vericormed

    Replied by vericormed October 28, 2013

    We agree. Because of the blog issues (and that a lot of our clients can't get to our website because they run IE8 or earlier...yet WIX has built their own site with code for IE8) we are starting the process of moving to WordPress. I can't believe that an exec at WIX hasn't been informed of this issue!? If they have, shame on them.

    I beg of you WIX...PLEASE acknowledge the blog issue and let us in on what is being done to correct it! (We are 2 months out from moving the site...but if the issue is fixed within 1 month we may stick around.)

     

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

    Hi guys,

    I think the comment below from bradkan6 deserves careful attention from Wix Team. It is a very sensitive issue and most important than any other feature, I believe.

    Kind regards,

    Adriano

     

     

    Yet another huge problem with the Wix blog: SEO doesn't work.  Completely non-existent and therefore useless.  Even if I do the most direct possible search for a post (my name + name of site + most important keyword), the post will not show up in a web search.  That's a total failure of the tool, Wix.  

    Wix, this blog feature is good-looking but ultimately unusable.  You promised this feature ages ago, and now it's almost the end of 2013 and basic functionality still is not there.  You are unable to provide quick fixes or give us a timeline for major features.  Clearly, you guys just don't have what it takes.

    After endless months of hope followed by frustration, I am going to start migrating my site back to Wordpress.  It's not quite as pretty but it sure does the job.  In the meantime, I will be telling the many media professionals who I meet on a daily basis to stay well away from Wix.

    If you're subscribed to your thread: think twice about why you want this blog tool.  Chances are, you're like me: you fell in love with the beauty and simplicity of the Wix website builder and wanted to migrate your blogging to the app.  But Wix has proven over the long-term that they are unable to support their own ideas and vision.   If your blog has anything to do with business or career, dump this company before they make you look bad.  Their sites look good, but at the end of the day, they just can't deliver. 

     

     

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support October 28, 2013

      Hi,

       

      We will of course acknowledge and fix any critical issues with the blog, and are constantly developing new ones. I've replied bradkan6 regarding this issue, your blog posts are being indexed and displayed on google, and the control you have over your SEO will only get better in the future and is on our development roadmap. 

      Dror - Wix Team

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