How to Setup a blog on your site

If you want to have a blog as well (besides the main website), you need to follow these steps:

STEP 1. Create an empty main site page:


From your WordPress admin dashboard:
a. Click on Pages > Add new

b. Enter "Main Site" in the Title field
c. Select "Main Site" as the template

d. Leave all the other fields as they are (empty content)
e. Click Publish
 

STEP 2. Create an empty blog page:


a. Click on Pages > Add new (the same way as in STEP 1)
b. Enter "Blog" in the Title field
c. Select "Blog" as the template

d. Leave all the other fields as they are (empty content)
e. Click Publish
 

STEP 3. Set up the site sections:


a. Go to Settings > Reading

b. Select "A Static Page"

c. For Front Page, select "Main Site"
d. For Posts page, select "Blog"
e. Click Save Changes
 

STEP 4. Activate the blog from the Blog Setup menu:


a. Go to Appearance > Blog Setup. Then scroll down to the bottom of the page until you see the "Activate Blog" option

a. Select Yes
b. Click Save Changes
 

STEP 5. Add a link to the top of your website (optional):


a. Go to main theme options: Appearance > SimplR Theme

b. Select the Top Bar module
c. Make sure that Custom SimplR Menu is selected, then for the Show Blog link option, select Yes

d. Click Save Changes

DONE!


Your blog is now up and running!