fastCMS
fastCMS blog management

Create & Manage Blog Posts

From within the fastCMS blog management section you are able to:

  • Create new blog posts.
  • Edit existing blog posts.
  • Delete existing blog posts.
  • Add or remove blog posts from featured.
  • Auto tweet blog posts.

How to create a new blog post in fastCMS

fastCMS create blog post

Go to Dashboard -> Blog -> New Post

1Post Title
  • Create & enter a title for your new blog post.
2Meta data
  • Create & enter a blog post description that will be used in the meta description tags.
  • Create & enter a blog post keyword that will be used in the meta keywords tags.
  • Leave these input fields blank and the script will auto generate meta tags from the title.
3Post Image
  • Choose a blog post image to be uploaded.
  • Choose to display the main image for this new blog post.
5In Nav Menu
  • Choose if the new blog post will be displayed in the home page sidebar menu (depending on which theme is being used).
6Post Content
  • Use the WYSIWYG text area to create the main content for your new blog post.
  • Using the text area controls, you are able to add text, images, videos to the blog post main content.
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How to edit an existing user blog post in fastCMS

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How to delete an existing blog post from fastCMS

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How to delete multiple existing blog posts from fastCMS

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How to add a blog post to featured in fastCMS

fastCMS add blog post to featured

Go to Dashboard -> Blog

1Add Blog Post to Featured
  • Click the white "featured" star on left side of blog posts table
2Add Blog Post to Featured
  • Use the "actions" dropdown menu and then click the "Make featured" link.
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How to remove a blog post from featured in fastCMS

fastCMS remove blog post from featured

Go to Dashboard -> Blog

1Remove Blog Post From Featured
  • Click the green "featured" star on the left side of blog posts table
2Remove Blog Post From Featured
  • Use the "actions" dropdown menu and then click the "Remove from featured" link.
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How to tweet a blog post from fastCMS to twitter

fastCMS remove blog post from featured

Go to Dashboard -> Blog

1Tweet Blog Post
  • Click the white twitter icon on the left side of blog posts table
  • Blog posts that have already been tweetd will show as a green twitter icon. Hover over the icon to see when the blog post was last tweeted
2Tweet Blog Post
  • Use the "actions" dropdown menu and then click the "Tweet" link.
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How to add a blog post to the navigation menu in fastCMS

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