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Starting a blog with tyl.io

Industry news, educational content, or travel stories, your writings must be like you. Social networks are simple and fast but it is definitely not the place to develop content. But where can you do it when you don't really have the time or the budget?

Welcome to tyl.io, a flexible and intuitive platform that allows you to easily create and maintain a blog, alone or with others, and without spending a cent.

Preliminary Steps to Configuring Your Blog

To follow the steps outlined in this tutorial, you must first create a brand and publish some articles.

If you have not already done so, please click on the images to learn more.

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Setting up your blog

At this point, you should have created your brand by choosing a name and a url for your blog. 

👉  When on your brand's dashboard, click on "Configure" to access configuration options. Select following options to set up a blog.

Click on titles to learn more.
 

Info Tab

  1. Type of website -> select option "blog"

  2. Your brand's name (name of your blog)

  3. Description

  4. Publication Avatar

  5. Publication Logo

  6. Accent Color

  7. Cover Picture

  8. External Links
    These links are promoted on the home page of your blog, but also at the top of all your posts / articles.


Navigation Tab

  1. Page URL on tyl.io

  2. Custom Domain Name
    Follow this link to connect your custom domain name.

  3. Navigation Menu -> select "YES"
    It is recommended to activate the navigation menu and quick access to the main topics of your blog to facilitate access to your content.

  4. Configure navigation menu items and links 
    Displayed by default, "Home" refers to the homepage of your blog.
    To add an item to your navigation menu, enter a name and select an existing page in your brand or insert a valid hyperlink. 

  5. Google Analytics

  6. Facebook Pixel


General Tab 

  1. Editors
    If you're working with other people on your blog, you can invite them to collaborate by following these instructions.

  2. Social Engagement
    You can choose to enable or disable your blog's social engagement features such as comments or follow-up notifications.

  3. Suggested tyls

Transferring articles in your blog

You have already created several posts with your personal account and you'd like to retrieve them to feed your blog? No problem!

You can transfer posts to your new blog by following these steps:

  1. Open the post (page) you want to transfer.

  2. Click on "Edit this tyl".

  3. Click on "Exit" (top left corner).

  4. Click on the "Settings" menu of your post (the 3 dots in the upper right corner).

  5. Click on "Branding".

  6. Select your blog from the list.

  7. Click on "Save".
     

If you haven't created any posts yet, do it now by following these instructions.

To speed up the process, you can go to your blog's dashboard and click on "Create tyl for this brand". You won't have to transfer this post as it is already assigned to your blog.

Congratulations, the configuration of your blog is complete! Click on "Back to tyls" and "Homepage" to see it live.


You would rather create a website? Check out these two tutorials👇👇

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