Disable blog item when creating a new space

Is there a way to disable the link to blog items when creating new spaces?

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By creating a new space with the global look and feel, the new space will get a link to a blog overview right under 'Pages'. This item should be removed, since we use another tool for blogging in our company.

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Do not know the "official way", but some custom JS will do the trick: AJS.$('li[data-collector-key="spacebar-blogs"]').hide(); :) Needs to be added either as custom HTML snippet or inside the Confluence site layout

Hi! Thanks for this hint, but this would apply to all spaces. We only need a solution for new spaces as old spaces should be able to view their old blog posts.

I see 2 options (to solve the issue): - Have a custom space templates set to your old spaces - To modify page layout and implement a date check for space creation - getCreationDate for Space object (as the https://docs.atlassian.com/atlassian-confluence/latest/index.html?com/atlassian/confluence/spaces/SpaceManager.html is available in the Page layout and could be referenced) and depending on a space's date created have this JavaScript set. Very hacky... and probably there is a better way:)

Are you trying to remove the link to "blogs" on a sidebar, just under the link to "pages"?

Iknow this is an old post but in case anyone wants a solution, click the configure side bar and then on the x next to the blog post link. That should hide it. It is a per space change however.

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