Power Blog

(March 23, 2018)
Blogging and posting new materials are very important options for any website. Administrators often need to share useful information which will be interesting for clients. The Power Blog add-on is created with the aim to put the above-described into action i.e. it allows to create blogs in a CS-Cart based store. We recommend you to see the video tutorial that we have prepared for this add-on.

NOTE: The list of features below is actual only for the latest version. Power Blog add-on for v4.3.x is a completely new add-on and all data from previous versions should be transferred manually. If you need help with data transfer (categories and articles), please contact us.

Themes: CS-Cart Multi-Vendor

Supported versions: 4.7.x 4.6.x 4.5.x 4.4.x 4.3.x 4.2.x 4.1.x 4.0.x

General features:

  • ability to separate the blog content for different storefronts;
  • ability to create different categories of articles;
  • ability to choose Grid, List, Large list and new Simplified masonry template for articles list pages with a great amount of settings for each type of list;
  • ability to set any icon to the category from the icons list (this icon will be displayed in the Blog categories block)
  • ability to choose several categories for an article;
  • ability to show Power Blog categories and articles only to specific user groups;
  • full integration with the default CS-Cart Comments and reviews add-on;
  • ability to set tags for articles (integrated with the default CS-Cart Tags add-on);
  • ability to search by tags and to list related products by tags on the article page;
  • ability to list related articles by tags on the product page;
  • ability to set article type from the following: Regular article, Video, Audio, Image, Gallery, Quote and make a search by type of the article;
  • 5 blocks for Blog management: Blog categories, Blog articles list, Blog archive, Blog search, Blog subscriptions;
  • the ability to set blog articles list fillings as Manually, Latest, Random, By tags, Product's article;
  • ability to subscribe to the blog and receive blog posts via mail, with an ability to unsubscribe;
  • ability to export blog subscribers to the Newsletters add-on subscribers into any list you need;
  • ability to add the blog articles and categories into Google sitemap.xml (integrated with the default CS-Cart Google sitemap add-on);
  • automatic generation of the Meta Description and Meta Keywords for Blog categories and articles;
  • separate section for Power Blog categories in the sitemap;
  • integrated Rich Snippets and FB open graph markup;
  • automatic link of the publisher to Google Author (Rich Snippets tested);
  • ability to use the availability period for the articles;
  • ability to enable Social share buttons for each article separately;
  • ability to use custom Social buttons from www.addthis.com;
  • ability to comment each article;
  • SEO-friendly, ability to set manually Meta Description, Meta Keywords, Page title, H2 header and H3 header for each Power Blog article and category;
  • ability to assign products directly to the article and display it in the special block / tab on the detailed product page;
  • ability to display assigned products on the article page;
  • ability to create meta-data automatically;
  • built-in Power Blog content search functionality;
  • ability to use images from the article content as the main article image;
  • ability to use "Cart-Power: Images Gallery" add-on to attach images;
  • ability for vendors to place articles in the store blog; 
  • ability for administrators to apply vendor's articles in the blog.


I carefully considered 4 different 3rd party addons for our blog. I wasn't disappointed with my choice of choosing this blog addon. It is indeed a "power" addon..it is easy to setup with all the features i needed for my blog. more power to Ruslan and the team
good works!
Like (+) and unlike (-) buttons by other customers for user review, is need.
We just purchased this blog and will be implementing it into our site, will leave additional feedback once it is set up. I just want to thank Cart-Power for such great service, it is because of this I trust this blog add-on will also be top notch! Thank you Cart-Power!
Dear Tom,

Thank you for your suggestion. We will include this feature to the next release. We will contact you by email with news.
It will be a version 4.3 compatible ?
is not a reviews, is a suggestion for the blog addon.

The addon is ok, but you need to add 2 important features:
1. blog category in url: site.com/blog/article, or site.com/blog/category/article (is important for seo, because the site is nor a blog, is a eCommerce with a blog, that means articles needs to belog to the blog)
2. Block with category option. For example if i'm on a category (laptops), i need to show articles with laptops only (for seo purpose), and not the latest blog posts (on different subjects). This can be done by offering the option for "blog category" = latest post from a specified category, or by tag: show latest blogs by tag (tag = laptops).

This 2 option are mandatory for seo, because the blog purpose is to attract traffic = seo.

If you add this 2 options, then please email me to: info@leverage.ro, and i will order de blog add-on. Thanks.
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