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Blog AddOn

A simple weblog application.

See %TWIKIWEB%.BlogAddOn for an introduction and installation instructions.
This topic is meant for administrators and serves as introduction springboard to BlogAddOn topics. You may safely delete this topic.

Start from here

Reference for administrators

Note: Care must be taken when:
  • Renaming post topics: the comment topic needs to be renamed as well
    • The comment topic is created automatically when the first comment is submitted, using the syntax topic name + Comment.
  • Renaming categories: the comment topics are not updated automatically

Putting the blog post overview in a different topic

To put the overview in a topic, write:


You may set display defaults, for example for category and sort field, using additional parameters. Possible values are:

Parameter Possible values Default value
category Koala - Published in the Koalaplanet, this is the kind of posts that you normally find in a typical blog (summary)_, Site - Changes on this site, shown on the front page. These signal all the changes hapenning to this site _(summary)_, Games - Computer and video gaming _(summary)_, Linux - Linux issues, specifically Debian or Ubuntu, or more generally unix. _(summary)_, Programming - The art of, love of, addiction to programming _(summary)_, Usability - The great mysteries of the human behavior _(summary)_, Surfing - Surfing, Windsurfing, Snowboarding, Kiteboarding, ... _(summary)_, Tech - Anything pertaining to computers: hardware, software _(summary)_, Software - Announces of new open source software I publish _(summary) =, =Irclogger - Releases and major announcements for my irclogger IRC web logger _(summary)_, Rsyncincr - Releases and major announcements for my /Software/RsyncIncr incremental backup utility _(summary)_, Scansreader - Releases and major announcements for my scansreader comics book reader (summary), Web - About the web, its technologies, usages and denizens (summary) (categories can be defined in BlogCategory) none
sort formfield(Title), formfield(Category), formfield(Author), created, modified none
limit any number no limit
sortdirection ascending, descending ascending

For example, to show latest 10 posts, sorted latest post on top, write:

%INCLUDE{"BlogPost" sortdirection="descending" sort="created" limit="10"}%

This will generate:

This topic is replaced by Blog
Topic revision: r1 - 2006-12-12, TWikiContributor
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