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How to create an "Add new Blog" button/link on the frontend

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Hello,
I'd like to give permission to my blogger to add (create) a new blog (article) on the frontend.
I have the "Blog" item on the menu, which links to the blog homepage which contents all the published blogs. From here I can edit any Blog already existing, but I can't add/create a new one.

Can you please help?

Thanks and BR,
Matteo

1 Answers

Maurice Molenaar

More than a month ago #Permalink
Hi!

You could consider adding a menu-item and set it to the appropriate access level so that only your blogger can see the menu-item once logged in.

Add New Menu Item and select the menu item type 'Create Article', you have the following selections under 'Basic Options':
- Default category
- Choose a category

Those labels are slightly misleading because the category selected from the drop-down 'Choose a Category' becomes the default category in the edit form. The author/editor can leave it as it is or change it. On the other hand, if you set 'Default Category' to Yes, the article will be created in the selected category but the option to change the category will be greyed out.
Also, you can set the 'blog' category to default, so your blogger won't have to choose a category.

Hope this works for you.

Maurice


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