The blog post should display the posts created but when I got to the slug /blog it says 404 not found as well as the press news should be displayed here /press-news but same thing happens.

If i access the posts directly : site.com/blog/blog-post-name it is displayed correctly.

an you help me giving me some probable causes so that i can check how to fix it? thanks

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If blog is a channel and site.com/blog/blog-post-name is correctly displayed but you can't access site.com/blog, that is probably because you are missing an index.html template inside the blog folder.

Craft will do the route automatically if you add an index.html file inside a section folder. (rightly named)

Then, what you want is to display the blog related posts inside that template. From there, just make a simple Craft request and loop through the result.

Something like that should work:

{% for entry in craft.entries.section('blog').all %}
        <h3><a href="{{ entry.url }}">{{ entry.title }}</a></h3>
{% endfor %}

I invite you to read the official doc, all the basics (like that one) are well documented and a lot of examples are available.

You may also take a look at the Routing documentation to understand the step behind Craft routing.


If you've setup a channel, it does not include a "blog index" by default, for this you need to make it yourself by placing an index.twig file within the blog folder (If that is a directory in your templates folder).

Check the answer in this question for an example on how to do the twig code. What's the right way to create a simple blog in Craft?

  • Thanks 2 for providing this info. im gonna try the twig code.
    – Alejo_Blue
    Feb 6, 2019 at 19:55
  • that index.twig file, what should i include? what will be the content to put on it? thanks for the response.
    – Alejo_Blue
    Feb 6, 2019 at 20:22
  • thanks for your help, indeed it was very informative.
    – Alejo_Blue
    Feb 6, 2019 at 21:30

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