Do blog posts have drafts and read more options?

So, I'm just starting with blogging with Confluence, and it works good.

But there a few items missing I guess.

(don't mind me saying but I'm a Wordpress blogger so a bit spoiled)

So... drafts.... does that exist? Most of my time I'm just typing away... and want to read it the next day before really publishing it. :-)

And the other thing is read more.... does that exist?

When I write blogs I write big articles. So in the overview, it might not be handy to have very big articles on the main page. But just small chapters with read more links.

Thanks!

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Hi Theo,

Confluence doesn't currently have the abiliity to save and resume drafts of blog posts. Confluence does create a snapshot of any unsaved changes at intervals while you're creating or editing a page or blog, but it sounds like you're looking to save a blog post, then open it up to a wider audience once its ready for publishing. What you could do is 'draft'/write your blog in the form of a locked down page, then copy its content to a new blog post in your space of choice. Hope that helps.

Also in terms of 'Read More' do you mean something like an expand/collapse functionality, or perhaps links that just point to separate blog posts or pages for more on the topic?

Well more like the wordpress feature that you can read on a multi-blog page the headers from each blog and that you can click read more to open the actual article.

I have seen options to automate this with a Atlassian plugin, but it would be better if this would be possible right from the blog page.

Hi Wilfried,

Which plugin is it?

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