Enabling / disabling blogs
Blogs in the coaching hub are disabled by default.
My profile settings
Blog entries per page
In Settings > My profile > Blogs > Preferences you can set how many blog entries are displayed on a page. The default number of entries is 10.
Site administration settings
Blogs have additional settings which may be changed by the Mentor.
Enable blog associations
If blog associations are enabled, users can blog about their program or a particular activity using the context-sensitive links for adding an entry in the Blog menu block e.g. 'Add an entry about this assignment' or 'Add an entry about this program'.
- Associate blog entries with programs and
- Associate blog entries with activity modules
This setting allows you to restrict the level to which user blogs can be viewed on this site. Note that they specify the maximum context of the VIEWER not the poster or the types of blog posts. Blogs can also be disabled completely if you don't want them at all.
Enable external blogs
Enables users to specify external blog feeds. The Coaching hub regularly checks these blog feeds and copies new entries to the local blog of that user.
External blog cron schedule
How often the coaching hub checks the external blogs for new entries. By default it is 24 hours.
Maximum number of external blogs per user
By default, the number of external blogs each user is allowed to link to their coaching hub blog is 1.
Blog comments are enabled by default, though may be disabled if required.