We are with you to learn how to create a new post in WordPress. After learning how to install WordPress and working with the panel in previous posts, it’s time to learn how to add a new post. In this article, you will learn how to create new posts, manage old posts, categorize posts, etc. Let’s finish the introduction and go to the tutorial.
To publish a new post, you must first install WordPress, then log in to the WordPress panel. Go to the posts section from the dashboard.
Posts management in WordPress
In the posts menu, go to the all posts section. In this section, you can find your website posts. You can also delete or add posts or quickly edit the title and other parts of a post.
Articles that you temporarily saved and did not publish are saved in the Draft tab. You can access them by referring to this section.
The posts you deleted will remain in the trash tab until you decide to restore them one day.
add new post
To add a new post, click on Add New in the Posts menu. There are two ways to do this, depending on whether your panel is a classic editor or modern. The general writing algorithm is the same in both types of editors, only the position of the elements is different.
The first and most important part of the article is the title. The title of the post should not be too short or too long. And in terms of meaning, it should be completely relevant to the content and the keywords should be in it. These tips will make our post optimized for search engines. Of course, we do not mean SEO in this article. You can use this page to learn better SEO. In fact, it’s the text at the top of your article.
To add content, you need to add a block. Gutenberg Editor has different blocks that you can add according to your content. To add a block, just click the Plus button at the top or middle of the page.
Text Blocks post
In this section, there are text blocks, all of which we will explain to you. The first option is a paragraph that is used to write text or paragraphs. The next option is heading, which is the famous h1 to h6, which is used to select titles in the article. The rest of their names show what they do, such as list to build a list, quote to insert quotes, code to write programming code, table to build different tables, etc.
Media Blocks post
In this section, there are media blocks. From this section, you can put photo, movie, music, file blocks in your article. You can upload these files, or select them from your site’s media library, or enter their addresses from other sites.
Design blocks post
This section is for the appearance of your article. From this section you can column a block, add a button, separate pages and …
Widgets blocks post
From this section you can add WordPress widgets. Widgets such as archive, calendar, topics, latest posts, latest comments, barcodes, search, rss, repost on social media
Well, the content section is over. Now we have to check the rest of the post sections
post URL Slug or Permalink
WordPress itself automatically selects an URL according to the title of your article to optimize your website for the search engine. But often the site author prefers to customize the address himself and choose a better address. To do this, go to the Permalink tab and change the URL Slug
Categories and Tags
Definitely your website has categorized content. Select a category with this content in this section. If that category is not available, you can create a new category from this section. Post tags are also used to find the desired content for the user and SEO site more easily. In a separate article, we will compare tags and categories and teach you how to use it.
Featured Image (Post Thumbnails)
The original photo of each article that is displayed on the site. Most templates support this feature. You can simply click on the set featured image to select the photo you want from the site’s media library or upload a new photo.