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Ermin Trevisan

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Ermin Trevisan
5/19/16, 12:29 AM

There is a "latest blog post" website builder snippet in most of Odoo's website builder themes which displays the 3 latest posts.

D4D, David Vandervoort
5/19/16, 1:20 AM

Thanks Ermin, but it seems that it is not available in the theme I am using. Also should have mentioned in my question that I'm on version 8 probably.

Ermin Trevisan
5/19/16, 1:23 AM

There is no difference between 9.0 and 8.0 concerning this. Which theme are you using?

D4D, David Vandervoort
5/19/16, 2:56 AM

Cerulean at the moment, but also tried others, it doesn't seem to be in there

Ermin Trevisan
5/19/16, 3:38 AM

Ah, the free bootsstrap themes only contain a few basic snippets. If you use one of the paid themes, you get about 90 building blocks/snippets included (check the theme description).

D4D, David Vandervoort
5/20/16, 1:50 PM

Thanks Ermin, any theme you would recommend / have experience with?

Ermin Trevisan
5/20/16, 3:26 PM

As a 50-Themes-Pack-Supporter of the Indiegogo campaign I have experience with a lot of themes (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bootstrap-themes-for-odoo-cms#/). You should select your theme according to the looks and the list of building blocks it offers. Check all themes in the app store, look at the building blocks they offer and thoroughly look at the live preview. If you know what you would like, ask me before to check it (obviously there are mistakes in the themes descriptions, for example theme KEA does have the latest post building block, but you won't find it in the description).

D4D, David Vandervoort
5/24/16, 3:13 AM

Theme "Louma" looks very promising, so far it seems to be the only one that offers a sidebar menu in their description. However, they don't have a latest posts widget. Do you any theme that has both?

Ermin Trevisan
5/24/16, 4:09 AM

I can not say anything about non-Odoo themes. Avantgarde is an Odoo theme, that offers a hamburger navigation button with the menu on the right side bar and has the latest posts building block.

Ermin Trevisan
5/24/16, 4:12 AM

By the way, I believe that my help so far is well worth an upvote! :-)

D4D, David Vandervoort
5/24/16, 9:29 AM

It sure is Ermin! I was just too pre-occupied with my own stuff, sorry for that and many thanks for the great help!

Ermin Trevisan
5/24/16, 10:00 AM

:-) thanks

Silvestar j
8/19/16, 2:44 AM

from openerp import http

class BlogPosts(http.Controller):

    @http.route(['/page/homepage'], type='http', auth="public", website=True)

    def blog_posts(self, **kwargs):

            post = http.request.env['blog.post'].search([])

            values = {

                'post_ids' : post,


           return request.website.render("website_posts.index", values)

This is xml Template View


<template id="index" inherit_id="website.homepage" name="Homepage">

<xpath expr="//div[@id='wrap']" position="inside">

<div class="row">

<div class="col-xs-12">

<div class="news_list">

<div t-foreach="post_ids" t-as="news">

<a t-field="news.name" t-attf-href="/blog/#{ slug(news.blog_id) }/post/#{slug(news) }"




<t t-if="not news.name" style="text-align:left;">Untitled




<div class="news_name">

<div name='blog_post_data'>

<span t-field="news.author_id" style="display: inline-block;"


"widget": "contact", "fields": ["name"] }' />

<i class="fa fa-clock-o"></i>

<span t-field="news.create_date"

t-field-options='{"format": "dd MMMM yyyy

HH:MM"}' />

<span t-if="not news.website_published" class="label label-danger">not





<div class="oe_structure" />





<div class="oe_structure" />



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