Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Sam I Am

Blog and new postings

Recommended Posts

Sam I Am

Brad I was in my blog posting and noticed new blogs I hadn't read yet. Are there notifications on the site that a new blog entry has been posted or does one have to go into the blogs and just search?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bradl

If you want active notification, when you see a blog that you want to be notified if/when it updates, click the Follow button at the top. Then you'll get a notification of updates. You can set the type of notification you get (notification icon on the userbar or an actual email) in Notification Settings. I believe most likely you'd get notifications however you get notifications for forum topics.

follow.png

Another view of activity on the site are the Activity Streams

activity.png

  • Activity → All Activity lists a variety of activities that have taken place, including blog posts
  • Activity → Unread Content focuses on unread content which presumably includes blogs (the unread content button over on the right on the navbar is a shortcut to that activity stream)

The "Who We Are" add-in block on the front page reports only forum activity. That's a third-party block (created by a user and not the company that makes this software). 

So in summary, Follow is probably your best bet to keep track of blogs you know about and get active notifications; Activity is the best way to learn about new ones that may pop up (hint, hint).

Hope that helps.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bradl

I had to double-check something and I found a "feed block" that returns the latest posts in Blogs. I put it in the sidebar. 

My main concern with it is that one of the AKC RSS feeds is borked and reading the complete article requires a little manual fiddling with the URL, which is a bad user experience. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register after. If you already have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

CairnTalk.net

A meeting place and online scrapbook for Cairn Terrier fanciers.

Disclaimers

All posts are the opinion and responsibility of the poster.

Post content © the author.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Site Guidelines | We put cookies on your device to help this website work better for you. You can adjust your cookie settings; otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.