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Blog posts should have website header at the top

Currently there is no header. So a visitor arriving at your blog post via Twitter or similar has no obvious way to get to your site. There is a little button at the top that says "back to site", but from their point of view, they are already at the site, so this button makes no sense. Consequently the visitor likely abandons your site after reading the post. This is a really bad result!

The convention is that your logo is at the top left of your website, and clicking on your logo gets the visitor to the home page.

The blog page really should look like other the website pages and have the website header at the top. Thus the visitor will be able to navigate to the other interesting parts of your website.

This is important.

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    Mark

    Seeing that this feature has not been added in the past 2 years, I feel pretty sure it's not getting added in the timescale I need it to launch my store.

    Anybody who uses their blog as a way of bringing visitors to a site or brand they don't already know can not effectively use Strikingly to do this. Even for users familiar with the brand, it's a rather jarring experience to feel 'off-site' and lose header and logo just to read a blog post.

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    Tamar Bosschaart

    Agreed! Was just in touch with Support and they suggested I upvote the idea here. Discouraging that it's already been two years though....!

    I also found another post here https://support.strikingly.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/360000301141-Open-blog-posts-in-page-with-same-style-as-the-rest-of-the-site, so feel free to upvote that if this is still an issue for you (Which I can imagine it is!)

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    Tamar Bosschaart

    I'm relatively happy with Strikingly but, given we're developing a blog to draw in customers, this would definitely be a deal-breaker for me if it doesn't get fixed soon :-/

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    Osbert Lancaster

    Absolutely Tamar. Without this I'm seriously looking at other options for a new site. A blog post that doesn't bring people to one's site is a significant failing. 

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