[intro]In this Guide, you’ll learn how to add and customise the Blog Posts section on your EKM online shop.[/intro]

Before you begin, you need to ensure that you have installed the EKM Blogs feature and published at least one blog post.  

1. Ensure you have the Sections tab highlighted, scroll to the bottom of the Sections and click Add Section:

2. On the list, scroll down to the bottom and click Blog Posts:

3. Now this section has been added to your EKM online shop, click the Edit symbol:


4. Click the down arrow to access the settings:

5. Using the Title field, you can change the name of the Blog Posts section of your Theme by amending the text: 

6. Below this, you can use the Design Selector to pick the design of the Blog Posts section. You can choose from:

Design One

Design Two

Design Three

This version also offers the ability to customise Slider Settings so you can designate how often and how the blog posts rotate: 

7. When you have selected your Design, the next step is to decide whether you wish to add a background colour to the Blog Posts. If so, click the switch:

8. As well as the Blog Background Colour, you can edit the Text Colour too. Each one uses a standard Colour Picker window. To edit the colour, click the box:

9. You can drag the circle in the larger window to select your shade, use the slider below that to select the colour, click one of the primary colours below to use one of those, or if you have a hex code for a specific colour, paste it into the field and press Enter on your keyboard:

Blog Settings

10. In Blog Settings, you can decide how many posts to display in the Blog section by using the slider:

11. Below this, you can use the drop-down menu to select the order that posts display. Choose from Newest First or Oldest First:

16. When you have finished editing this section, click the green Save button on the bottom left-hand side to save your changes:



[contact] If you need our help with your EKM online shop, contact your Ecommerce Expert or the Customer Support Team, who will be able to point you in the right direction. We're open from 8am-6pm weekdays and 9am-5.30pm weekends. If you'd like to suggest a feature or an upgrade on any of the EKM platforms, please let us know on the EKM Suggestions Board. If you have a non-account specific question to ask the EKM Team, join us in EKM Community. If you need some inspiration for your EKM online shop, listen to our podcast on iTunes and Spotify.[/contact]