Firefly 6

Posting using Quick Blog

The dashboard can be set up with Quick Blog to allow users to create new posts for existing blogs with just a few clicks.

Adding Quick Blog to the dashboard

You'll need to be a site administrator to do this. If you're not, please get in touch with your IT manager.

  1. Go to the dashboard that you want to add the quick blog feature to. Be aware that any changes will affect all users of this dashboard.
  2. Choose Edit Page
  3. Select More... > Quick Blog.
  4. Select Done. The quick blog components gets added for all users of this dashboard. It's a great way to encourage regular posting.

    You can move the quick blog component around the dashboard like all other content.
  5. Select Done to save your changes.

Using Quick Blog to write a new blog post

  1. On your dashboard, type the title of your new post in the text box under Write Blog Post.

  2. From the drop-down, choose which blog to add the post to.
  3. Select Write Blog Post.

Firefly automatically sends you to the correct blog, where you can write your post.

Don't forget to add tags to your post and make sure to enable comments.