Getting Started

In this video we look at taking the first steps in setting up your Alloy blog. It's super simple to do, so you'll be blogging in no time. After watching this video, be sure to check out the Creating Your First Post video as well!

Creating Your First Post

We take a look at how to create and upload your first post to your site. We cover dealing with the Markdown and YAML in your posts and where to upload the finished posts.

Adding Topper Images

In this tutorial we explore how to quickly and easily dress up your blog posts by adding a Topper Image to them, as well as setting the Alt Tag for there toppers.

Building Future Posts

This video takes a look at how we can create Draft and Future Dated blog posts to be published at a later date.

Categories & Recent Posts

In this video we take a look at how to provides lists of your blog's Categories and Recent Posts to your blog's visitors.

Conditional Content

In this video we look at how we can vary content on our pages based off of whether the visitor is seeing the Summaries, Categories or Full Post view.

Using RSS Feeds

Here we take a look at how to configure RSS Feeds for your blog within the Alloy stack, as well as how to make the feed easily accessible to visitors.

Import Markdown Files

In this video we take a look at using the Markdown Import stack to import a Markdown file from your server and display it on your page.

Blog Entries Stack

In this video we take a look at some of the many customizable features of Alloy's Blog Entries stack that allow you to customize the look and feel of your Summary, Categories and Full Post views.

Extended Images

In this advanced video we take a look at using some HTML to extend our images for our Full Post view outside the bounds of our blog post.

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Learn More

Have a question or need some assistance? Be sure to check out Alloy's Documentation page as well as the Elixir Forum.

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