Default label for blog posts?

Is it possible to set a default label for blog posts in a particular space? We are concerned that our users will contribute to the blog but not remember to add the correct label (which helps us render the updates on other pages).

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You might have found this by now, but in case you haven't, here is a user macro that should do the trick:


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David Simpson Community Champion Jun 21, 2011

It sounds like you'd want a custom plugin that uses an EventListener to listen for BlogPostCreateEvents and automatically adds the relevent labels. This plugin would allow you to specify default labels on a per space basis

Thanks for the advice!

You can use the add-label macro in a page template. That would be easy!

That's true, but I don't think you can suggest page templates for blog posts. At least, I can't figure out how to set a template for a blog entry. If you have suggestions around that, the add-label macro would be a good solution.


Just a follow up question whether you found a solution for this problem or not? Apparently there are no means of creating blog post global templates?

Best regards,


and almost six years later...

The add-on "Templates for Blog Posts", by bitvoodoo, works for creating blog posts templates and assigning each one or several labels.

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