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    Make the most out of your Confluence blog posts

    Make the most out of your Confluence blog posts

    Display, prioritize and integrate blog posts

    Add a blog post overview to Confluence

    Easily navigate through posts

    Display blog posts with teaser texts and custom teaser images on pages and the Confluence dashboard. Blog posts can be marked as important and they will stick at the top for a customizable period of time.

    See all stories on a single page, sorted chronologically in a beautiful card layout. Blog posts on the top are visually highlighted with big teaser images.

    Browse through all or featured posts on the overview page and use labels to create blog categories users can navigate through. Also see most popular posts at a glance on the sidebar.

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    Displays blog posts with a teaser text and a teaser image. The teaser image can be selected from within the image inline dialog or by labeling an image attachment with "teaser". The teaser text length can be adjusted in the macro.

    With a special and adjustable label, a blog post can be marked as important. Important blog posts are shown on the top and are visually highlighted for a specific time frame.

    Blog posts can be automatically included on the Confluence dashboard and can be browsed through on the globally available overview page.

    Contact us at sales@scandio.de for further information.

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    by Fabienne Gerhard on 2016-09-14
    Nice add-on to pimp up blog Posts. We're using it on our Dashboard and it's super easy to use.
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    by Igor Myagchev on 2016-08-23
    Very handy addon to attract users attention to important updates. Special thanks to quick support.
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    by Jan-Peter Rusch on 2016-02-05
    Just updated to the 2.0 Version. This version makes better use of the width available for the abstract & image by placing the author info at the top. Some suggestions: The blog title is now displayed below the teaser image, it would be better (or configurable) to have the title displayed above the teaser image. And if the blog space could be displayes eg. close to the labels / date it would be even better. I didn't get the Image/Text ratio setting to work. My images are always displayed over the full width. Still 5 stars (if this would be possible...) Great job!
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    by Nicolas Bourdages on 2016-02-01
    Nice functionalities and easy to use. However, it ended up significantly impacting the load time of the front page on our Confluence 5.7.4. Disabling it improved the Dashboard load time from 5.5s to 0.4s in performance tests with no cache. Would have given 4 stars if not for the performance issue.
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    Scandio GmbH

    Hello Nicolas, thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately performance issues can have multiple root causes. Do you have similar issues with the bundled blog post macro? Please feel free to contact us through https://www.scandio.de/en/atlassian/plugins-en/ and we will help you with that issue.

    by Bosco Fernandes on 2015-04-16
    Excellent add on. Is there a way we can reduce the font size or have it customized where the user can select it as 'heading 1' or 'heading 2' or 'paragraph'. The size of the font can be distracting on the home page, otherwise we have no issues.
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    Scandio GmbH
    Hi Bosco, thanks for your feedback! The font size is not configurable at the moment, but you can always change the layout with CSS in the global style sheet. Write me an email or click on the "Ask a question" button in the Support tab and I will help you with that.


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    Version 3.0.0 Confluence Server 6.0.1 - 6.1.2 Released 2017-04-21


    Major version with a new blogs overview page and more


    • New global overview page with a beautiful card layout
    • Ability to navigate through all or featured posts
    • Use space labels to define blog categories
    • New card layout also added to the space blog pages
    • Improved rendering of blog posts
    • Dynamically load more blog posts with a "more" button
    • More improvements and bugfixes


    1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Lively Blogs for Confluence via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Lively Blogs for Confluence. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Lively Blogs for Confluence begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your Confluence instance.

    To find older Lively Blogs for Confluence versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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