May 12, 2021 3 min read
Congratulations! You're ready to write your first blog post with DropInBlog!
If you've come this far, you've already done a few things:
You did do all those things already, right?
Great! Let's learn how to create our first post.
First things first, log in to your Shopify store and click on "DropInBlog - SEO Friendly Blog" in the left side bar.
This is the DropInBlog admin panel. Now just click "Posts" in the navigation bar.
You'll see a welcome banner and a list of posts. Right now, there are a few demo posts in the list. Click on any of these to get started, or click "Add Post".
Welcome to the DropInBlog text editor: the heart of the DropInBlog platform.
It's easy to add a title and some content to your post using the "Post Title" and "Content" boxes. Just start typing!
(Okay.... maybe you should pick a topic first?)
Click the "Paragraph" dropdown to choose Paragraph or Header elements.
(Hint: your Post Title is an H1 - we recommend H2 or smaller for any subsequent headings.)
You're smart. You know that images are crucial togood posts. So we make it easy to add media:
We're cooking now! Let's look at some less-obvious features.
DropInBlog includes tooltips next to every input. Use them to improve SEO, formatting, and uploads.
Just type in your keywords. Three scoring sections and an overall SEO ranking help you craft the perfect post around them.
DropInBlog makes it easy to preview what your final post will look like with your CSS applied. Just add your CSS source URL on the "Settings" page:
You can add an author by picking a name from the dropdown next to the editor. To populate this dropdown, head over to the "Authors" tab in the navigation bar.
Click the "Categories" navigation tab to add some categories, then tag your post with them by checking the boxes next to the editor.
Publishing is easy! Hit "Save Post" to save a draft of your post. Set your post to "Published" using the "Status" dropdown next to the editor when you're ready to go live and your post will automatically sync you your website.
That's all there is to it! You now know how to:
As you can see, it's super easy to get up and running with DropInBlog! Have questions? Drop us a line on Facebook Messenger, or reach out via the support page.
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