Starting on April 30, 2020, the old Wix Blog will no longer be supported in the Wix Editor. This post tells you how to migrate your blog to the new Wix Blog, and gives you an overview of the new platform.
What capabilities come with the new Wix Blog?
More advanced SEO tools
Integration with Corvid
Integrated marketing solutions
Better mobile experience
Learn more about the benefits of the new Wix Blog here.
How do I switch to the new Wix Blog?
We recently made it even easier to migrate to the new Wix Blog. Here’s how:
On the left side of the Editor, select the old blog.
Click Switch Now.
Next, delete the old blog:
On the left side of the Editor, go to Menus and Pages and select the old blog page, which has a “B” icon.
Click the Show More icon.
Click Delete and then click Delete again to confirm.
When you're ready, publish your site.
For more detailed guidance on migrating to the new Wix Blog, visit the Wix Help Center.
Will this process handle all of my blog posts?
Yes. Follow the steps above for your website and all of your posts, categories and URLs will be copied and redirected to the new Wix Blog.
What will happen to my blog’s SEO?
By redirecting the URLs for each blog post using a 301 redirect, each post keeps its SEO rankings on Google and other search engines.
Find out more about how the new Wix Blog can help your SEO here.
What won’t be imported?
Comments and some design selections won’t transfer automatically
Related Posts Element
Sidebar widgets (e.g. Blog Categories, Tag Cloud, Blog Ticker, Archive, Posts List, Recent Posts, Featured Posts)
Instead of tags, your new blog has hashtags. Your existing tags are automatically converted into hashtags which are easily searchable. The new blog does not support tag clouds. Learn More.
Get updates on feature releases in the new Wix Blog
Some features and capabilities are not currently available in the new Wix Blog, like adding a tag cloud or blog ticker. You can get updates on the features you’re interested in by choosing them from the end of this article.
Have specific questions about migrating your blog?
Leave us a comment in this forum and we'll be happy to help answer any questions you may have. Or, feel free to check out these resources from the Wix Help Center and Corvid: