Blog list widget woes

How does the blog auto list widget work? How do I link it to show the results from the appropriate blog? Best practice suggestions would be greatly appreciated

The Blog List widget is directly wired up to a blog when a new blog is created through the Blog gadget on the Dashboard. When you create a new blog, it requires a Blog Post template as well as a Blog List template. When you select which templates to use, it wires up the Blog List widget directly to that new blog.

There is a guide on our Help site that can assist with documentation on this:…