You can build a blog on top of SXA
I've created a step by step tutorial how to do it here
Here are default renderings that can be used on blog.
To display posts on homepage you could use Page List or Search Results
If you need comments there are FB comments, Disqus
Screenshots come from XA.Reference site. If you are not sure how to configure them, ...
WeBlog is an open source repository so one solution for having a Sitecore 9 version of the WeBlog module is for you to fork it and update it to Sitecore 9. This will help you and also the community who already use WeBlog!
Otherwise, as Alan mentions, SXA is a great solution for this.
Latest released version was WeBlog 2.4 which supports Sitecore 7.0, 7.2, 7.5, 8.0
Versions for 8.1 and 8.2 were not released yet,
Once we release it you will find packages here:
We are currently testing release ...
WeBlog utilize standard RSS feed functionality delivered by Sitecore.
Take a look at the RSS feed item and its template: /sitecore/templates/System/Feeds/RSS Feed
RSS Feed template uses default Feed Delivery Layout (/sitecore/layout/Layouts/System/Feed Delivery Layout)
You can find it in your website root: /sitecore/shell/Applications/Feeds/Layouts/...
It's a known issue:
I can suggest this small exe to validate XML:
With help of it you might find what value is a problem for the importer.
Yes. But you may not have access to it.
To achieve what you ask; the goal would need to be configured on Standard Values for the page type template of "Blog Post". It is relatively simple to set up, but would need to be done by someone with Sitecore Developer or Is Administrator privileges on your solution.
Technically this wouldn't do it in ...