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Andy Millne

New: Customizable Blog Sidebar

This entry is about our IPS Community Suite 4.2 release

In IPS Community Suite 4.2 we have added some additional customization options for Blogs

The sidebar now features a space reserved for Blog owners to add a little further info, add links to social network sites, contact info, or anything at all they desire.

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The New Blog Sidebar

The sidebar will show across all of the Blog pages (unlike the Blog description) and uses the standard built in text editor which supports all of the usual features such as embeds, images, links, and all other editor plugins you have enabled.

Editing the sidebar is as easy as editing the Blog info via the Manage Blog menu. It's then a simple matter of toggling the sidebar on and entering the info.

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Editing The Sidebar

The Blog sidebar content is controlled by the owner of the Blog and is only available if the administrator activates the option. If set, the content shows above any other widgets placed in the sidebar.

This has been a frequently requested change and we are happy to add this to make Blogs more individual and engaging.


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