Posts are the entries that display in reverse chronological order in the selected category.
- Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
For ex. http://yourwebsitename.com/wp-admin
- Click the Posts tab.
- Click the Add New Sub Tab
- Start filling in the blanks.
- As needed, select a category, add tags, and make other selections from the sections below the post. Each of these sections is explained below.
- When you are ready, click Publish.
The title of your post.
Post Editing Area
The blank box where you enter your writing, links, links to images, and any information you want to display on your site. You can use either the Visual or the HTML view to compose your posts.
Allows you to view the post before officially publishing it.
Allows you to save your post as a draft / pending review rather than immediately publishing it. To return to your drafts later, visit Posts – Edit in the menu bar, then select your post from the list.
Publishes your post on the site. You can edit the time when the post is published by clicking the Edit link above the Publish button and specifying the time you want the post to be published.
Add new tags to the post by typing the tag into the box and clicking “Add”.
The general topic the post can be classified in. Generally, bloggers have 7-10 categories for their content. Readers can browse specific categories to see all posts in the category. To add a new category, click the +Add New Category link in this section. You can manage your categories by going to Posts > Categories.
A summary or brief teaser of your posts featured on your site. If this is blank WordPress will automatically use the first 55 words of your post as the Excerpt or up until the use of the More Quicktag mark.