Blog II: Set up the blog

Please read this HubSpot article to learn how to create or edit a blog and its general options.

If you use our Act2 Blog II template for your blog, there are a few important settings:

Add your blog title

Act2 Blog II Blog Header Sample

Act2 Content Settings Blog II Blog Header

Choose your template

Act2 Content Settings Blog II Choose Template

Set the number of posts per listing pages

By design, you need to choose a number divisible by three. Example: 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, etc.

Act2 Content Settings Blog II Choose Number of Posts Per Listing

Set up the date format

For a simple date format like this:

Act2 Blog II Date Sample

Click the Custom format... button:

Act2 Content Setting Blog II Publish Date Custom Format Button

Then type this in the box: MMMM d, YYYY

Act2 Content Setting Blog II Publish Date Custom Format

Google AMP

If you want to keep the Act2 Blog II design on mobile pages please disable this option:

Act2 Content Settings Google AMP Disabled

About this blog

Act2 Blog II About Blog Link Sample

You can edit this link in the template:

Act2 Template Builder Blog II About Blog Module

Act2 Template Builder Blog II About Blog Module Edit Rich Text

Blog coming soon...

Act2 Blog II Coming Soon Sample

If your blog is live and there are no posts published yet, the "coming soon" section will appear instead of a listing. You can edit that section in your template:

Act2 Template Builder Blog II Coming Soon

Once you publish your first blog post this will automatically be disabled and the listing view will be shown instead.