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    by Scandio GmbHfor Confluence Server 5.2 - 6.1.2
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    Make the most out of your Confluence blog posts

    Make the most out of your Confluence blog posts

    Displays blog posts with teaser text and image

    Keeps important posts at the top

    Can be easily included on the dashboard

    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".

    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.

    The macro can be automatically included on the Confluence dashboard from a setting page.

    More details

    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.

    The macro can be automatically included on the Confluence dashboard from a setting 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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    Versions

    Version 2.2.1 Confluence Server 5.2 - 6.1.2 Released 2017-04-04

    Summary

    Improvements and bugfixes

    Details

    • The dashboard macro is now available in the macro browser
    • Fixed a bug where the number of likes in the widget layout were used from the previous post if the current one has none

    Installation

    1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. 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. Results include add-on versions compatible with your Confluence instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your add-on.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

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

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