Better Blog

Better Blog

Compatible With: Community 2.1, 2.2, 2.0

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
05 April, 2018
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Product Content
License Type:


Better Blog extension is a better blog for your e-commerce store without adding a 3rd-party framework such as Wordpress

Other Extensions by Mageplaza


Back to top

It is a fact that a good blog can attract visitors to your online store. The more information and content you show, the more chances to get a higher ranking on search engines. Therefore, it can be said that creating a helpful blog on the website is an essential and quick step to get closer to various audiences.

By adapting Mageplaza Better Blog extension, store admin can create unlimited posts including a featured image, categories, tags and specific topic of the blog post. It is friendly with SEO, posts, categories, tags, and topics are included Meta title, meta description, and meta keywords. What is convenient is that Blog extension is integrated right into the Magento backend so you can manage your blog and your e-Commerce store all in the one place.

For all above reason, Magento 2 Blog extension is obviously the perfect marketing tool for your business that not only provides update information to your existing customers but also drive more visitors to your online store.


Blog features details

A better blog for your Magento 2 store without using the 3rd-party framework. In addition to integrating right into Magento store backend, you can easily manage categories, posts, and comments as well. Whenever there is a new comment on your post, the system will automatically notify you.

Responsive design

Mageplaza totally applies the flexible and flat page layout. Therefore, Better Blog module comes with a fully responsive design that makes customers comfortable when reading your posts on PC, tablets, and mobiles. Tested on Luma, Ultimo, Porto theme.

Blog widgets

Blog widgets are the easiest way to add recent posts, and you can post in a specific category on the homepage. Moreover, it is possible for your customers to see the recent posts on the sidebar.
Especially, Better Blog uses the off-canvas menu, that enables to display widgets and interact with the blog search. All of them have already tested carefully for working well on Luma, Ultimo, and Porto theme.

Best SEO practices

An optimized blog will put your site in the higher position on the search engine, that also means you can lead more potential customers. Better Blog allows you to create meta information not only for posts but also for categories and tags.

  • SEO-Friendly URLs

    Mageplaza Better Blog is using SEO friendly permalinks, e.g:

  • XML sitemap

    Magento 2 Blog is integrated with Magento default XML sitemap.

  • Meta Data information

    Posts, categories, tags or topics include meta-data fields: meta title, meta description, meta keywords, and meta robots.

Comment engines

Better Blog module for Magento 2 supports 2 types of comments: Disqus comment, and Facebook comment. You can switch comment type in configuration.

Social sharing buttons

Blog for Magento 2 free is included customized social share buttons by Mageplaza, that why your customers can share posts via about hundred of social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, or email.

Category tree

Manage blog categories like you did in Magento 2 catalog categories.

  • No limit level

  • Unlimited child, parent category

  • SEO meta-data

  • Select blog posts in category


Demo & Documentations

Report issues | User guide


Blog Full Features

  • Responsive design
  • SEO friendly (support Google Structured Data by Mageplaza SEO)
  • Post attributes
  • Multi-select categories
  • Multi-select tags
  • Numerous comment engines: Facebook comment, Disqus comment
  • RSS optimization
  • WYSIWYG editor in admin
  • Blog breadcrumbs
  • Integrate Magento sitemap or blog sitemap
  • Product-related posts
  • Added monthly archive widget
  • Added cloud tags widget
  • Added Magento comment engine. There is Magento comment, Facebook, and Disqus comment engine.
  • Added Author feature
  • Added Ajax Search box in Blog
  • Added Topic widget
  • Post limit options
  • Top menu link
  • Date format options
  • Multi-stores support

Release Notes

Back to top


  • Compatible with CE: 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    - Added Related posts in product pages
    - Improve date options
    - Update csv i18n file
    - Fixed sitemap bugs
    - Fixed meta robot bug
    - Added monthly archive widget
    - Added cloud tags widget
    - Added Magento comment engine. There is Magento comment, Facebook, and Disqus comment engine.
    - Added Author feature
    - Added Ajax Search box in Blog
    - Added Topic widget
    - Improved router
    - Edit composer.json to require mageplaza/module-core instead of mageplaza/core-m2
    - Post limit options
    - Multistores
    - Top menu link
    - Fix bug Compilation
    - Date format


  • Compatible with CE: 2.0 2.1
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    - New style
    - Tags, Categories, Popular, Recent posts
    - Related posts
    - Better Share buttons
    - Improve Post meta information
    - Performance improvements
    - Add CMS static Block in Blog Post, Sidebar
    - Fix styling bug


Back to top
The best place to start if you need help with a specific extension is to contact the developer. All Magento developers have both a contact email and a support email listed.

Q & A

Back to top


Back to top