Sitefinity: Blogs

In Sitefinity, "Blog posts" is one of the out-of-box content data types. Blogs and blog posts are managed in the Sitefinity at /Sitefinity/Content/Blogs. Blog posts are then added to the page using the drag-and-drop Blog posts widget found in the Content section of the page editor toolbox. 

Below are various layout templates for the Blog posts widget component.

Blogs - Blog Post List

Full content is shown here with a limit of three (3) posts and pagination enabled.

Posts List: Default

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    Facebook Removes Custom Link Editing

    In an effort to reduce content misrepresentation, Facebook has removed the ability for Pages to edit how a link appears prior to posting. Starting July 18, 2017, Page editors can longer alter link metadata (i.e. headline, description, and image).

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    Social Media Developers' Seminar: July 12

    We recently brought together institutional social media stakeholders for an informative, interactive session. The event served as an important step in our efforts to resurrect a grassroots coalition of UTMB social media developers and content/page managers.

  • Buzzsumo: We Analyzed 100 Million Headlines. Here’s What We Learned

    It is difficult to overstate the importance of headlines. A good headline can entice and engage your audience to click, to read, and to share your content. In many cases headlines are the thing that is shared rather than the article. So you knew that. But do you know what makes an engaging headline?

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    Hubspot: The Decline of Organic Facebook Reach & How to Outsmart the Algorithm

    If you've been managing a Facebook Page over the past few years, you've likely noticed a drop in how many of your fans have been viewing and interacting with your organic posts. This decline in organic Facebook reach came to a head in 2014, when marketers started picking up on (and complaining about) the situation in droves, prompting a response from Facebook's VP of Advertising Technology, Brian Boland.

  • Sitefinity: Update on training, where we are today

    This morning we were working with a user new to our CMS, and as we listened to her project needs and were able to rattle off solutions, I caught myself in one of those neat moments of realization. This thing is real, and while there’s still a lot of work to do, an incredible amount has already been done and put in place...

  • They took the “I” out of internet

    If developing written content (for web or anything else) is part of your job, you probably know what a styleguide is, and you likely know that UTMB ascribes to a slightly customized version of what’s dictated by the Associated Press guide, the AP Stylebook...

Posts List: Divider

CSS Classes: blog-post-item-divider
  • Some important reminders for tumultuous times

    Social media is reshaping our society, and it has significant benefits and potential risks. At UTMB Health, we have policies and rules governing social media use for department and program sites, as well as for personal accounts and pages on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and others. If you're on social media, you should be familiar with these guidelines...

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    Ladies and gentlemen, we have blogs...

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Posts List: Card

CSS Classes: blog-post-item-card
  • Social Media: Some important reminders

    We recently shared some information reminding the UTMB community about social media's benefits and risks, and UTMB's policies and guidelines governing social media use for department/program sites as well as personal pages. Remember: what you post matters, and even on a personal account, can have consequences. Please read more.

Posts List: Card (W/ Grid)

CSS Classes: blog-post-item-card list-col-sm-6

Additional Sitefinity Content Management System classes scheduled

UTMB will be offering additional web development classes to support digital initiatives across the university. They are the Sitefinity Introductory Training Class and Sitefinity Intermediate Training Class. Sessions are two- and three-hours long respectively, and are repeated on multiple dates.

August 28 TechTalk focuses on social media

We hope you can join us for the August 28 session of TechTalk, where we'll provide tips, suggestions, policies and best practices for members of the UTMB community using and managing social media.

Facebook template changes suggest another shift

Many of us with admin permissions on Facebook pages have been getting notices these past few weeks about a new "Services" template designed for businesses that will be applied to our pages, unless we opt out. Here's how to do that.

techtalk

Did someone say "SURVEY?"

Our next TechTalk—scheduled for July 24 at noon in Levin Hall South—will feature an overview of Select Survey and Poll Everywhere, two free-to-use applications that make it easy to get feedback from your customers and audiences.

Posts List: Card (W/ Grid + Masonry)

CSS Classes: blog-post-item-card list-col-sm-6 list-masonry

Additional Sitefinity Content Management System classes scheduled

UTMB will be offering additional web development classes to support digital initiatives across the university. They are the Sitefinity Introductory Training Class and Sitefinity Intermediate Training Class. Sessions are two- and three-hours long respectively, and are repeated on multiple dates.

August 28 TechTalk focuses on social media

We hope you can join us for the August 28 session of TechTalk, where we'll provide tips, suggestions, policies and best practices for members of the UTMB community using and managing social media.

Facebook template changes suggest another shift

Many of us with admin permissions on Facebook pages have been getting notices these past few weeks about a new "Services" template designed for businesses that will be applied to our pages, unless we opt out. Here's how to do that.

techtalk

Did someone say "SURVEY?"

Our next TechTalk—scheduled for July 24 at noon in Levin Hall South—will feature an overview of Select Survey and Poll Everywhere, two free-to-use applications that make it easy to get feedback from your customers and audiences.

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