How to Create WordPress Posts

How to Create WordPress Posts

In this article I will show you how to create WordPress posts. Creating WordPress posts is quite simple.

WordPress posts are automatically arranged in reverse chronological order, which means that the last post that you write will always appear first.

If you would like to learn how to create a static page to put your most recent posts on read

How to Create a WordPress Page

 

How to Create WordPress Posts

Sign into your WordPress Admin Panel by typing your blog address followed by a forward slash (/) then type wp-admin. (eg. yourblogname.com/wp-admin)You will then see your WordPress admin dashboard.

Once you are signed in, hover over over the post tab on the left hand side of your screen. A drop down menu will appear. Click on Add New.

Hover Over Post

 

You will be taken to a new page where you can create your new WordPress post. At the top of the page is a title box. Click inside the title box and insert your new blog post title in the box.

Post Title

 

Under the title are of your post you will see the body area of the post page. Click inside the body area and insert the body of your blog post. You can either type the post right in the body area or you can copy and paste a document from another program.

Above the body area you will see an area where you can be creative with your WordPress posts. You can make your text bold, add color, center text, etc. If you know some HTML you can play around with the HTML as well.

Post Body

 

On the right hand side of the page you will see a preview button at the top. Click on Preview. A new tab will open in your browser so you can view what your post will look like online. When you are satisfied that your post looks the way you want it to you can Publish it.

If you need to take a break from writing your post, you can click on save draft on the right hand side at the top and your post will be saved for you to work on later. You can publish your post when you are finished working on it. You can also choose whether you want your post to be made public or not.

Publish Post

 

Before you publish your WordPress posts, select a category  and add some tags. Both of these can be found down the right hand side of your post under Publish.

 

 

Photo of Laurie LambertLaurie Lambert is a web designer, graphic designer and author of Affiliate Marketing – Getting Started – A Beginner’s Guide. Connect with Laurie on Google+.¬†

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