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Create and manage your blog authors

Last updated: January 4, 2019

Applies to:

Marketing Hub
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Professional, Enterprise
Legacy Marketing Hub Basic
HubSpot CMS

Learn how to create and manage your blog authors in HubSpot. 

Create a new blog author

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to Marketing > Website > Blog.
  • On the left sidebar menu, select Authors
  • Click Add new author.

  • Enter your new blog author information. The Display Name field is required.
  • Click Create author.

This author will now be available to add to any of your posts for this blog.

Edit your blog author's profile

To edit your blog author's profile:

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to Marketing > Website > Blog.
  • On the left sidebar menu, select Authors.
  • Enter your author's profile information, then click Update blog author to publish the changes.
  • Hover over the author whose profile you want to edit and click Edit full profile.

  • Enter your author's profile information, then click Update blog author to publish the changes.

Add a blog author to a post

To add an author to a blog post:

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to Marketing > Website > Blog.
  • Hover over the blog post you want to update and click Edit.
  • Click the Settings tab.
  • Use the Authors dropdown menu to select a blog author for the post. You can also click + Create a new author to add a new author from here.

add-blog-authorCombine blog authors

To combine two of your existing blog authors:

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to Marketing > Website > Blog.
  • On the left sidebar menu, select Authors
  • Select the checkboxes next to the authors you want to combine, then click Combine.

  • In the dialog box, you'll see the names of the authors you've chosen to combine. Use the Choose an author dropdown menu to select the author you want to keep and associate all current posts with. Then click Combine authors.

Delete a blog author

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to Marketing > Website > Blog.
  • In the left sidebar menu, click Authors.
  • Hover over the author to delete and click Delete.
  • In the dialog box, if the author has any blog posts, click the Choose an author dropdown menu to select an author that will replace the current author in the existing live posts.
  • Click Delete author.