How to Use Posts in WordPress

As we mentioned above, WordPress Pages and Posts are very similar in design. The main difference is that Posts are for more regular website usage when you are blogging or sharing regular updates with your website visitors.

WordPress Posts

Therefore, it is important to understand more about how the editor works.

First, you have the visual editor. Just like in a Microsoft Word or Google Document, you can bold, italicize, and underline words. The visual editor also allows you to center, right, and left align content on your site as needed.

Additionally, you can add styles for specific words. Therefore, if you want to add different headings, you have the options of Heading Sizes between 1 and 6 with Heading 1 being the largest size.

While there are a few more features like adding links and lists, these are the main features of visual editor.

Second, the text editor allows you to add HTML content to your page. Switching between the visual and text editor is as simple as clicking on the tab while working on your posts.

One of the most useful reasons for this is if you want to add video to your posts. Major video sharing sites like YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo all have embed codes that allow you to embed the videos on your site without hosting the videos themselves.

Therefore, if you want to share a YouTube video on your site you can copy and paste the embed code directly onto the text editor.

Add New Post

Remember that once you are done with your blog post to publish the post, so it is available to be viewed by your readers. If you have certain pages that you do not want to be visible to everyone, then you can change the visibility before publishing the post.

Finally, if you are a busy with your business, remember that you can publish posts in advance through the scheduler on WordPress.

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