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Integrate a blog into your website

Blogs are a popular way to connect with your clients.

Would you like to integrate your existing blog into your eVetSites website?

Follow these instructions for adding your existing blog from Blogger, Typepad, Tumblr or WordPress into your website.

If you don't have a blog and would like to set one up please click these links to set one up using Blogger, Typepad, Tumblr or WordPress.

Please click here for instructions if you have a Blogger, Tumblr or WordPress blog.
Please click here for instructions if you have a Typepad blog.

 

Blogger, Tumblr and WordPress Instructions 

Once you are logged into your website, go to Edit Menu.

First you will need to create a new page.

Once you have your new page, change the page type to Blog Page by clicking the Page Type drop down menu.

 

It's important at this point to hide your blog page from search engines, make sure and leave the "Hide from search engines" checked Yes.

Why is it important to hide this page?

 

Click on Save Menu Information.

 

Close the Window.

 

To display your blog on your website, you'll need to insert your blog url or address. 

Navigate to the blog page you just created and copy the address.

While still logged in, click on the Edit Special button in the toolbar.

From the Edit Special page, you can choose your blog type:  Currently, Blogger, Typepad, Tumblr and/or WordPress blog types are supported.

 

Insert the FULL blog URL.  It is easiest to copy and paste this information directly from your web browser while on your Blogger or WordPress Page.

 

Choose the number of blog entries you want to show on your website.  We suggest starting with no more than 5.

 

If you would like your most recent post to show expanded, check the SHOW FIRST ENTRY OPEN box.

 

Click Submit and then Close the Window to view your new blog page.

 

 

Typepad Instructions 

Get started now, log into your eVetSites website by clicking on the key in the lower left corner of your website and enter your username and password.

Once you are logged into your website, go to Edit Menu.

First you will need to create a new page.

Once you have your new page, change the page type to Blog Page by clicking the Page Type drop down menu.

 

It's important at this point to hide your blog page from search engines, make sure and leave the "Hide from search engines" checked Yes.

Why is it important to hide this page?

 

Click on Save Menu Information.

 

Close the Window.

 

To make your blog visible on your website, you'll need to insert your blog url or address including the blog folder. Navigate to your blog and click on any post within your blog.  Look at the URL field at the top of the browser.  You will include the .com AND the next section of the URL path (referred to as the folder). In this example the URL is http://www.yourpetsbestfriend.com/your_pets_best_friend not just http://www.yourpetsbestfriend.com.

 

Navigate to the blog page you just created.  While still logged in, click on the Edit Special button in the toolbar.

From the Edit Special page, select Typepad from the Blog Type drop down menu. 

 

Insert the blog URL including the folder name. 

 

Choose the number of blog entries you want to show on your website.  We suggest starting with no more than 5.

 

If you would like your most recent post to show expanded, check the SHOW FIRST ENTRY OPEN box.

 

Click Submit and then Close the Window to view your new blog page.

Please contact us if you have any questions, we are here to help!


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