Here are the posts pertaining to: Pages & Posts

How to create and edit pages and posts and the differences between the two. Detail coverage of the page editing interface.

Pages initial setup – “empty buckets” – tutorial

This is the first screencast in the series of WordPress tutorials here on Teaching WordPress & wpstudent.net.

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Pages – basic text editing -screen tutorial

This is the 3rd in the series of screen tutorials here on Teaching WordPress. We’ll cover adding and editing text content to your pages.

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Creating Posts

This is part 1 of a 3 part screencast on creating and using Posts in your WordPress website.

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Post Categories

This is part 2 of a 3 part screencast on creating and using Posts in your WordPress website.

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Posts – Odds and Ends

This is part 3 of a 3 part screencast on creating and using Posts in your WordPress website.

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Visual Editor

The Visual Editor is the name of the Post/Page editing window with all those square buttons above. It  functions similar to most word processor programs, so if you are familiar with writing in MS Word for instance, then you should be able to easily navigate this area. All the same, there are  several buttons and settings unique to WordPress so in the classroom I will describe in detail this important WordPress interface.

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Posts n’ Pages

What’s the difference between Posts and Pages and how can I use them effectively?

The two basic ways that you will be adding content to your site is by adding new posts and adding new pages. Just how you use your posts and pages  will depend upon the type of site you are building (simple layout, eCommerce, gallery, blog, etc…) and the structure of your theme. But, in all likelihood, you will be using some combination of Posts and Pages. Our owl website is a good example of effective use of both Pages and Posts. I’ve also used a combination of posts and pages to create WpStudent.net, which we can dissect in class as we further examine these powerful “content containers”.

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