Is there a way of when creating a 'Post' when you click on 'create' there is a standard format already in the body of your post?

I have to keep copying and pasting into the body and wonder if there was a quicker way?

The standard format never changes there all topics that need to be commented about.



2 Answers 2


Are you using discussion board app? You can add default value to your body textarea on the default new form.

Open your list, click "List" tab at the top ribbon banner, select Form Web Parts -> Default New Form:

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In the default new form edit mode view, add a content editor webpart. Click on the webpart area, click edit source at ribbon bar. Then insert below script:

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
$(document).ready(function() { 
var textContent = 'Standard text in the body of your posts';
  • No I am using a Blog app - I did try code above and it came up with an error.
    – Paul
    Aug 16, 2019 at 9:53

I want to piggy-back on Mark's answer and make it work for the blog

Code to inject to CEWP:

    $("[id^='Body_'] p").innerHTML = "<h1>Standard text in the body of your posts!<h1>"
  • In Web part properties, Appearance > Chrome Type: None to hide the webpart's border
  • Save your page and enjoy.
  • 1
    Yes I believe it should work.
    – Mark L
    Aug 27, 2019 at 1:18

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