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Create and manage your blog authors

Last updated: October 13, 2020

Applies to:

Marketing Hub  Professional, Enterprise
CMS Hub  Professional, Enterprise
Legacy Marketing Hub Basic

Learn how to create and manage blog authors for blogs in your account. To access your blog authors, navigate to your blog tool and click Authors in the left sidebar menu. 

Please note: if you're creating blog content in multiple languages, learn how to create a language variation for a blog author

Create a new blog author

To add a new blog author:

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

  • Enter your new blog author information.
    • The following fields are required:
      • Public name: this is the blog author name that appears on live blog posts.
      • Internal name: this is the blog author name that appears in your blog Authors dashboard in the blog tool.
      • Author Slug: customize the URL for your blog author's details. The blog domain and blog components of the author URL will reflect the URL of the blogs this author appears on.
  • Click Create author.

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This author will now be available to add to posts in any of your HubSpot-hosted blogs.

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, then click the Actions dropdown menu and select 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.
  • Click the Authors dropdown menu to select an author for this blog post. To add a new author within your blog post settings, click + Create a new author and follow the steps to create a new author.

Delete a blog author

When you delete a blog author, you'll reassign their blog posts to another blog author in your account. To 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, then click the Actions dropdown menu and select Delete.
  • If the author you're deleting is associated with any live blog posts, click the Choose an author dropdown menu and choose an author to reassign these blog posts to.
  • Type Delete to confirm you want to delete this author.
  • Click Delete author.