Blogs are used to create and manage a series of regular content entries, like general status updates, a travel diary or a running commentary. Readers can optionally comment on blog entries. They are a good way of communicating with the users of a Scratchpad.


  1. To enable the blog go to Structure in the Admin menu and click on Tools.

    In the Blog section enable blog and save.

  2. Click Content in the Admin menu and then on the Add link for Blog entry.

  3. Enter the title and some body text

  4. Click Save

  5. You can find your newly created blog entry in the Blogs tab in the Main menu.


The Blogs tab shows the blog entries from all users. You can filter by user using the facets in the left hand column. You can also filter blog posts by clicking on the link to this users blog available at the bottom of a blog entry. Alternatively go the the user’s account and use the link there.