This article explains how to use the standard Intershop CMS to create a simple blog functionality.
To create a new blog layout page template, perform the following steps:
Create a New Content Page.
Do not assign a page variant yet. A special Page Template for this will be created in the next steps.
Click New in the Content slot to assign a header and a footer component to the corresponding slots and create a New Component Template for the blog entry navigation.
Use the Static Content Page Component as template.
Select your recently created blog page as Navigation Root and enable the Show Navigation checkbox.
This configures the Component Template.
Your Page Template is now prepared. You can now use it as template for the page variants that you want to use as entries for your blog.
A page variant can be created by using the Blog Layout Page Template. To do so, perform the following steps:
You can create new blog entries by creating Sub Pages for your blog page. To do so, perform the following steps:
Create a new Page of type Content Page and make sure that it uses your Blog Page as parent.
Now you just need to assign a Page Variant based on the Blog Layout Page Template to every blog entry. Your Entries will be listed in the navigation menu and your blog should look like this:
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