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Compatible WithCommunity: 1.5 - 1.9.2, Enterprise: 1.12 - 1.14.2

Features

Magento Wordpress Integration

Easy Magento & WordPress Integration!

Our blog solution for Magento is flexible and gives merchants the choice to either use Magento or Wordpress to manage their blog. For Wordpress users, we have a simple and quick solution for integrating your Wordpress blog with your Magento store:

  • Display Magento header, navigation, shopping cart, & footer on Wordpress
  • Use any Wordpress theme or our included theme
  • Manage all of your blog posts, categories, and comments in WordPress
 
Responsive Magento Blog

Use Magento to create your blog

If you prefer to use Magento to manage your blog instead of Wordpress then you can quickly setup a professionally designed blog that can be themed and customized in the settings.

  • Export Wordpress posts, categories, and comments into Magento
  • Responsive design that works on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices
  • Eliminates 3rd party tools for content management by using Magento
  • Change the color and text style for all buttons to match your theme
  • Create categories and sub-categories to organize your posts
  • Features in the side navigation can be rearranged and removed
 
Customize Blog Extension

Control the order of the side navigation

Easily change the position of the side navigation to be located on the left or right side of your blog. You can also add, remove, and rearrange the following elements:

  • Browse by Categories
  • Blog Search Bar
  • Featured Posts
  • Featured Products
  • Promotional Banner
  • Facebook Feed
 
Manage Blog Comments on Magento

Control how users can comment on posts

  • Allow any user to submit a comment or restrict to only users logged-into their customer account
  • Enable comments to be approved by an administrator prior to being posted
 

Fully Responsive

wide screen view
Magento Blog
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Magento Wordpress Blog
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responsive Magento Blog
mobile view
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Admin Features

Magento & Wordpress Blog Settings

Use WordPress or Magento to manage your blog

  • Specify to use WordPress to manage your blog and show your Magento header & footer on your blog
  • Specify to manage your blog in Magento with the option to import your posts, categories, and comments from WordPress
 
Magento Blog Extension Settings

1. General blog settings

  • Enter the URL you will be using for your blog
  • Specify the title and SEO meta information for your blog

2. Enable RSS feed & specify the number of posts to share

 

3. Adjusting the Font

  • Select any Google font to be used on all blog pages for titles and text
  • Specify the text hyperlink color and rollover color
  • Enter the color to be used when displaying the date

4. Designing the Continue Reading button

  • Specify the button's background and rollover color
  • Specify the button's text and rollover text color
Designing the Magento Blog
 
Custom Magento Blog

5. Designing the Comments button

  • Specify the button's background and rollover color
  • Specify the button's text and rollover text color

6. Designing the social media Share button

  • Specify the button's background and rollover color
  • Specify the button's text and rollover text color
 
WordPress & Magento Blog Style

7. Designing the Comment, Login, & Account buttons

  • Specify the button's background and rollover color
  • Specify the button's text and rollover text color

8. Enter your own custom CSS style to be used for design

 
Manage Magento Blog Navigation

9. Customize the navigation to your needs

  • Assign the navigation to display on the left or right side of the blog
  • Add / remove the following features: Browse by Categories, Search, Featured Post / Products, Banner, and Social Media
  • Rearrange the features to be in any specified order

10. Specify the border color for Featured Posts

 
Magento Blog Post Settings

11. Specify a unique URL structure for your blog posts

12. Commenting on a blog post:

  • Enable / disable commenting on a blog post
  • Select if commenting is available for all visitors or only user with a customer account
  • Control how many comments to display at once
  • Enable comment approval if comments must be approved prior to displaying on the blog post
  • Manage the number of characters to show in a post's comment before show more/less displays
  • Enable CAPTCHA code if you would like users to enter this prior to submitting their comments
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    Blog Notification Emails

    13. Managing commenting notifications

  • Specify the email sender that notifies users when their comments are replied too
  • Select to be notified of this email either in a new email or bcc'd on the email
  • Enable / disable notification for admin of new comments
  • Select the email template to notify the user a new comment has been made
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    Admins to be Notified of Blog Emails

    14. Managing commenting notifications (cont.)

  • Enable / disable email notification to the user that their comment has been replied too
  • Specify the email template used to notify the user
  • Enter an admin email address that will be notified of new comments
  • Specify the email template for admin notification email
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    Blog Category URL Structure

    15. Category settings

  • Specify the URL to be used for blog categories
  • Control the number of posts to show on the category page
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    Social Media Settings for Magento Blog

    16. Social media sharing capabilities

  • Enable / disable ability for users to share your blog posts on social media
  • Select the social media platforms for users to share your blog post on
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    WordPress Magento Blog Integration

    17. Sync WordPress Account with Magento

  • Specify if Magento and WordPress share or use different databases
  • 18. Determine where blog posts will be managed

  • If blog will be manages in WordPress, admin users will be notified if an attempt is made to edit a blog post in Magento
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    WordPress Magento Blog Integration

    19. Control how WordPress posts are transferred to Magento

  • For each specific post status, specify if the posts will be exported to Magento and default status to assign
  • 20. Automatically sync WordPress and Magento

  • If needed, you can schedule Magento to automatically sync with WordPress (requires a cron)
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    Admins to be Notified of Blog Emails

    21. Manage categories

  • Select multiple categories to be deleted or modified
  • Add new categories or subcategories
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    Create a blog category

    22. Creating a new blog category

  • Specify the category name and url
  • Assign a parent category if this will be a subcategory
  • Elect the store view this category will be visible for
  • 23. Creating a new blog category (cont.)

  • Enter the meta title and description for the category
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    Assign posts to blog categories

    24. Creating a new blog category (cont.)

  • Select the blog posts that will be included in this category
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    manage blog posts in Magento

    25. Manage blog posts in Magento

  • Select multiple posts to be deleted or modified
  • Add new blog posts
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    Add new blog post in Magento

    26. Add a new blog post

  • Select the store views the post will be visible on
  • Enable post as a Featured Post to feature the post in the side navigation
  • 27. Add a new blog post (cont.)

  • Control the meta information for each post
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    Enter content for blog post

    28. Add a new blog post (cont.)

  • Enter the post title and url
  • Specify the author by selecting from Magento admin users or creating a new author
  • Enter the date the post was created
  • 29. Add a new blog post (cont.)

  • Upload a banner image to be used on the category and post page
  • Compose a short description that will be shown on the category page
  • Enter the entire content for the blog post
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    Assign blog posts to categories

    30. Add a new blog post (cont.)

  • Select the categories the blog post will be displayed in
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    Admins to be Notified of Blog Emails

    31. Manage blog post comments

  • Select multiple blog post comments to be approved, disapproved, or deleted
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    Manage blog post comments in Magento

    32. Add a comment

  • Specify if the new comment is approved or disapproved
  • Assign the comment to a specific blog post
  • Enter the commenters name and email (used for notifications)
  • Compose the comment to be added to the post
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    Assign featured products to your blog

    33. Manage featured products

  • Select which products will be shown in the featured products section in the side navigation
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    Manage WordPress Magento Integration

    34. Manage WordPress / Magento sync

  • If manually syncing systems, select the 'Export from WordPress' button update Magento with blog updates
  • See the current sync status for posts, categories, and comments:

    • Synced - Magento has the latest data from WordPress
    • Mismatch - Magento has not been updated with latest changes in WordPress
    • Not Transferred - Information has not been transferred
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    Is it possible to change the front end to show more blogposts in one frame?
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    Hi Donna, you can easily adjust the number of posts displayed in a blog category in the extension's settings.
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    Donna, thank you for the clarification. The blog extension does not have a direct setting to adjust the layout to multiple columns. You are able to modify the extension according to your needs; if you would like assistance with this then please let us know .
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    C:
    Hi! I was actually looking to change the lay-out to say 2 or 3 columns, is that a possibility?
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    I have a few questions to run by you. Can you reply to this that I can put them in the email?
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    Hi David, feel free to post your questions on our website individually or send an email with all of your questions to extensions@iwdagency.com and we will answer them.
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