By default, all Brilliant Directories sites come with a specific membership plan named "Admin - Blog Contributor" . This plan is not searchable and is meant for the admin of the site to add specific content like Digital Products and Blog articles.




To write a Blog Article, please follow these steps:


Login as the Admin User - Blog Author member to access the account:




On the left sidebar find the Blog Article post type, click on it to make a new post.




Add some content to the article such as the title, description, image and more as explained below:


1. Publish content on the site or save it as a draft.

2. Add the Title of the article.

3. Featured Blog Article Slider Add On needed.

4. Enter the category that matches the content.

5. Add an image to the article.

6. Add a date to publish the Website Blog Article.

7. Enter keywords that apply. Separate with comma.

8. Add content to the article, use the editor to give it the styling and structure. Add images if desired. 






Custom SEO Data (optional) 


 9. Enter Meta Title.

10. Enter Meta Description.

11. Enter Meta Keywords.




Once the Blog Article has been created, it will display the current Status (Published, Draft, Expired). The number of views and Bookmarks will only show if the correspondent add ons are active on the site. Click Here to learn more.


Click on the Actions button to View, Edit, Clone or Delete the post:





Member Dashboard Options


Different options are available on this section. For more information, please refer to the image and points shown below:



1. Website Blog Articles: Will show all the blogs and display the amount of Blogs in the account.

2. Add a New Website Article: Click to add a new blog. It will not display if the limit of posts has been reached.

3. Entries per page: Click on the dropdown to choose how many entries will show per page (5, 10, 25 or 50 entries).

4. Order of the Posts on the Page: Newest, Oldest, Updated (first), Updated (last), Start Date (first), Start Date (last).

5. Filter by Status: Published, Draft or Expired.

6. Filter by Keyword: Enter a desired keyword to display all blog articles that contain it.






Lastly, all  Post Types have a designated search results page:

 

EG: http://yourbrilliantdomain.directoryup.com/blog






* We recommend watching this excellent video that covers How to Start Blogging on Your Website: