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Adding a New Post on WordPress

August 27, 2020

Small Business

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How To

How To Create a New Post-

Add New Posts is where you create a new post for your blog. There are multiple ways to add in a new post. You can do so by hovering over posts in the left admin bar and a tooltip will show up to the right, click Add New. You can also click on posts in the left admin bar and then Add New will show up underneath it, or hit the + sign on the top header.

This automatically sets the page slug (which is part of the URL that identifies a particular page on a website) and adds it to the end of /blog.

For example, (/blog can also be changed to anything you need it to be or be removed)

This is where you add the content for the blog post. This WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) uses elements such as Bold, Italic, lists, etc. In this area, you can add media items as well which consist of images, video, audio, or pdfs. You can also tag certain words as H1s – H5s or just leave it as body text. Essentially, this is like editing a document.

If there are categories to this post, please make sure to check those off as well. This is located on the right column.

For SEO reasons, please be sure to add in tags as well for the posts. Those can be added manually right below the Categories bar on the right side.

You should always: