How to Use Pages in WordPress


Now that you have your WordPress settings up, it is time to create your website pages. To do this, go to the pages tab on the menu on the left.

WordPress Pages

WordPress Pages
WordPress automatically creates a sample page for you to start playing around in, but if you want to add a new page, on the Pages’ section and click the Add New button at the top.

The Page and Post editor that we discuss in the next section are very similar. Both have a visual and text editor, so you can add text, upload images, embed videos, and place code into your post. We discuss the editor and other features in more detail below.

However, the main difference between a post and a page is that posts are listed in reverse order on your blog page. With each new post, the previous post gets bumped down more.

Pages are static, and also at the top of the WordPress hierarchy. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the menu on the site. You can find the menu in the Appearances section on your dashboard. In this case the pages create an overall guide to lead visitors through the site.

Think of the traditional 5 page website that many companies use: Homepage, About, Contact, Services, and A FAQ/Testimonials page.

WordPress, however, gives you the ability to create an unlimited number of pages on your website. Therefore, you can add multiple service pages, and also include additional relevant information for clients.

If you want to start providing regular news and updates, then you go to the next part: WordPress Posts.

WordPress Page Setup

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