• Overview

    The Wix blog provides you with all of the benefits of blogging combined with the ease-of-use that you’ve come to know from Wix including: a selection of templates, easy drag-and-drop interface and the ability to change all aspects of the design and fully control the layout of your blog: no coding knowledge necessary!

    The Wix blog gives you the freedom to post and archive endless content including text, pictures and videos and allows you to easily connect your blog to your Wix site.

    With the Wix blog you get another platform on which to promote your business and an excellent way to communicate with your customers directly. Blogging also greatly improves your online visibility by increasing your presence across major search engines.

    The URL of your Wix blog will be www.yourdomain.com/apps/blog

    Feel free to add your blog feature requests to this thread!

  • Creating a Blog

    You can create a Wix blog for an existing Wix site by opening the Blog editor from your Wix site editor.

    You must have a Wix website (free or Premium) to create a Wix Blog. The URL of your Wix blog will be www.yourdomain.com/apps/blog

    To create a blog:

    1. From the Wix editor, roll over Blog, click My Blog.

    2. From the Create new blog window, choose a template and click Apply this template.

    A new blog opens.

    If you have opened a new Wix site, you will have to Save it before you can create a new blog.

  • Opening an Existing Blog

    Once you have created a blog, you can access it through the regular Wix editor.

    To open an existing blog:

    1. Open the Wix editor.
    2. From the editor, roll over Blog, click My Blog.

    Your blog opens in a new window.

  • Editing Your Header Contents

    You can edit the title, subtitle and image of your header from the Design and settings section in the top menu.

    To edit your header content:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.

    2. Click your blog header.
    3. From the menu that opens, click Contents.

    4. Type a title and subtitle in the Title and Subtitle fields.

    5. To add an image, under Image, click Change Image.

    6. From the Change image window, under the Your computer tab, click Browse to upload a new picture.
    You can also choose a picture from your Wix account by clicking the Your Wix account tab or add a picture from a URL by clicking the URL tab.
    7. Select a picture and click Open. Click OK.
    8. Click OK.
    9. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your header has new content.

    You can also hide the search box or image in your header by unchecking the box next to Show image or Show search bar in the Header box contents window.

  • Adding a New Post

    To add a new post:

    1. From the top menu of your blog, click Add new post.

    2. From the Add new post window, in the Title field, type a title for your post.
    3. In the body, type your new post.

    To add tags to your post, click Add tags and type your tags in the Insert tags field.

    4. Click Publish.

    Your post is published to your blog.
    If you are not ready to publish your blog post, click Save draft instead of Publish in Step 4 and your post will be saved as a draft.

  • Adding an Image Post

    To add an image post:

    1. From the top menu of your blog, click Add new post.
    2. From the Add new post window, click Image.

    3. Under Select an Image, from the Your computer tab, click Browse to upload a new picture.

    You can also choose a picture from your Wix account by clicking the Your Wix account tab or add a picture from a URL by clicking the URL tab.

    4. Select a picture and click Open. Click OK.

    To add a description, set image properties or add tags to your post, click to expand the relevant section below your image.

    5. Click Publish.

    Your image post is published to your blog.

    If you are not ready to publish your blog post, click Save draft instead of Publish in Step 4 and your post will be saved as a draft.

  • Editing a Post

    To edit a post:

    1. From the top right of your post, click on the pencil icon.

    2. From the Edit post window, edit the title and body.
    To add tags to your post, click Add tags and type your tags in the Insert tags field.
    3. Click Publish.

    Your post is edited.

  • Deleting a Post

    To delete a post:

    1. From the top right of your blog post, click on the red X.

    2. From the Delete post confirmation window, click OK.

    Your post is deleted.

  • Featuring a Post

    To feature a post:

    1. From the top right of your blog post, click on the Pin icon.

    2. Refresh the page.

    Your post is featured in the Featured section of your blog.

  • Designing Your Blog

    You can change the layout and design of your blog from the Design and settings section in the top menu.

    To change the design of individual sections of your blog, simply click Design and settings from the top menu of your blog. 

    Then click on any section of your blog to select it.

    Clicking on a section once selects that particular section. If you click on the same section a second time, the area containing that section will be selected.

    A property menu with many options for customizing that section opens. Below you will find a list of these options. Click an option from the property menu to customize the section.

    Once you have made changes, make sure that you click Save in the top menu or your design changes will not be saved!

    If you don’t see the top menu, simply log in to the blog with your Wix username and password and the top menu will appear. Only you can see the top menu; the top menu is hidden from your visitors.

    You can also change the layout of your blog simply by dragging and dropping any section or item!

  • Customizing Your Header Buttons

    You can customize the look of the buttons that appear in the header of your blog. You can change the font, border and shape of your buttons as well as add a background picture to your buttons.

    To customize your buttons:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Click on your button header to select it.
    3. From the menu that appears to the right, click Buttons

    4. In the Menu buttons window that opens, customize your Button text, Button border, Padding, Margin, Corners and Background pattern or image.
    5. Click OK.
    6. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your header buttons appear with your new settings

  • Changing Your Blog Settings

    You can control the design and settings of your blog including Background, Fonts, Comments, Main page, Tags and Buttons settings from the Design and settings section in the top menu.

    Changing Your Blog Background

    To change your blog background:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Blog box settings.
    4. Click Background.

    5. From the color picker that opens, under the Solid color tab, choose a color.

    You can also choose a background image by clicking on the Image tab.

    6. Click OK.
    7. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your blog has a new background.

    Changing Your Blog Post Fonts

    To change your blog post fonts:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Blog box settings.
    4. Click Fonts.

    5. From the Blog post fonts window that opens, choose fonts for your post titles, dates and body text.

    You can also choose font colors and highlight colors by clicking on the color icons to the right of the font menus and choosing a color from the color picker that opens.

    6. Click OK.
    7. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your blog posts have new fonts.

    Customizing Your Comments Box

    To customize your comments box:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Blog box settings.
    4. Click Comments.

    5. From the Comments window that opens choose whether or not to Allow users to comment on posts and the Number of comments presented in post page.
    6. To moderate comments, in the Comments window, click the Click here to moderate Facebook comments link.
    7. Under Facebook comments moderation, type your Facebook user name or ID number. 

    Type in your Facebook user name or ID number only, not your email or password!

    To get your Facebook user name or ID number:

        1. Click here and log in to Facebook.
        2. From the top menu, click Profile.
        3. From the browser address bar, copy the text or ID number after www.facebook.com
        A user name looks like this: www.facebook.com/username
        An ID number looks like this: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id#!/profile.php?id=100001610563460
        4. From the Wix blog, paste your user name or ID number in the Comments window in the Facebook user field.

    8. Click Save.
    9. From the top menu, click Save.

    Your comment settings have changed.

    Changing Your Main Page Settings

    To change your main page settings:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Blog box settings.
    4. Click Main page.

    5. From the Main page window that opens, choose how many posts to display on your main page and what details and elements to display with each post.

    6. Click OK.
    7. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your main page settings have changed.

    Changing Your Tag Settings

    To change your tag settings:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Blog box settings.
    4. Click Tags

    5. From the Tags window that opens, choose whether or not to include tagging in posts and whether or not to present tags on your main page. 

    6. Click OK.
    7. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your tag settings have changed.

    Customizing Your Post Buttons

    To customize your posts' buttons:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Blog box settings.
    4. Click Buttons.

    5. From the Post buttons window that opens, customize the Text, Border, Padding, Margin, Corners and Background of your post buttons.

    6. Click OK.

    7. From the top menu, click Save.

    Your post buttons settings have changed.

  • Customizing Blog Links

    You can customize the links in your blog posts from the Design and settings section in the top menu.

    To customize your blog links:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click General settings.

    4. From the General settings window that opens, choose fonts and other textual formatting for your links.

    5. Click OK.
    6. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your links' textual style changes.

  • Changing Your SEO Settings

    You can add metadata to your blog from the Design and settings section in the top menu.

    To change your SEO settings:
    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click SEO settings

    4. From the SEO settings window that opens, type a title, description and keywords in the fields.

    5. Click OK.
    6. In the top menu, click Save.

    Your SEO settings have changed.

  • Changing Your Browser Background

    You can change the browser background of your blog from the Design and settings section in the top menu.

    To change your browser background:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Under Design and settings, click Settings.
    3. From the drop-down menu, click Canvas settings.
    4. Click Background

    5. From the color picker that opens, under the Solid color tab, choose a color.

    You can also choose a background image by clicking on the Image tab.

    6. Click OK.
    7. From the top menu, click Save.

    Your browser has a new background.

  • Adding a Blog Button to Your Wix Site

    To add a blog button to your Wix site:

    1. From the editor, roll over Blog, click Blog Buttons

    2. From the Blog Buttons window, click a Blog button. 

    3. Drag and drop the Blog button onto your site.

    A blog button that links to your blog appears on your site.

  • Linking the "Site" Button on Your Blog to Your Wix Site

    To link the Site button on your blog to your Wix site:

    1. From the top menu, click Design and settings.
    2. Click your blog header.
    3. From the menu that opens, click Buttons.
    4. From Buttons, next to Site button link, type the URL of your Wix site.

    5. Click OK.
    6. In the top menu, click Save.

    The Site button on your blog is connected to your Wix site.

  • Saving Your Wix blog

    When you add a new post and click Publish, your blog is automatically updated and saved!
    If you are changing the design of your blog, make sure that you click Save in the top menu. 

  • Deleting Your Wix Blog

    Currently, it isn't possible to delete a Wix blog, it is only possible to delete individual posts (see Deleting a Post above).