Blog Side Part Component
The Blog Side Part Component is to show the latest blog posts on the side bar or part after the body content.
The Blog Side Part is used on the Template of Blog Top Page, Blog Category Page, and Top Page.
This component makes list of new articles like below.
This parts is effective to notice a new article is published. When the crawler fetch these pages, which have this component, it definitely recognize the new blog entry by the link.
The Blog Side Part Component's source code consists of Html code, server side program, and Style Sheet. This component is simple, it just list the latest blog articles.
The Html code of this component is below.
This Html code uses the "@cms_page" variable. This variable is an array of the blog pages. The server side program create this variable.
In order to change the number of list, please take a look at server side program.
The server side program of the component is below.
The main job of this program is to create the "@cms_page" variable, by following operation.
Set number of the articles show
At first, set the "$limit" variable. This variable means the number of links to the latest blog article. Therefore if you want to change the number, please update the variable's value.
Get latest articles
The "getLatest()" function get the latest blog articles from the database by SQL query.
The blog articles should be located under the "/blog/" directory or the child ones, and have "blog" value as the content type.
The Style Sheet of the component is below.
When you change the design, please change the Style Sheet, and if necessary, Html code.