Publish a blog in WordPress

Blog

Blog, blog post, post: These are all terms we use when we talk about blogging. But what do we mean by this? A blog means that someone tells us different stories on a website frequently. But blog can also be a post. A post or post is one blog. Do you still get it? Doesn’t matter, just blog!

Post message as a blog

Go to Post in the WordPress dashboard. If you choose All Posts you will see all blog posts that were ever written by you or someone else on your website.

All Post

Post new blog

Choose Add new to post a new blog post.

Blog content

In the small bar you specify the title of your blog. Enter the blog text in the large empty field. The buttons above it work just like any word processing program (for example, Word). You can make texts thick, bolt, etc. With Add Media you can add a photo / picture.

New Post

Snippet

To make your blog easy to find via google or other search engine, enter the SEO. You first enter the Focus keyword for this blog, for example, create blog post. After that you give a short summary of your blog with the meta description using as many keywords as possible on which you want to be found.

Snippet

Categories & Tags & featured image

With categories you can indicate where a blog belongs. As you can see, I have many categories where I subdivide my blogs into. This blog belongs to the category WordPress.

Tags are keywords. Give your blog as many keywords as possible on which you want the blog post to be found in search engines like Google.

If you use pictures or photos in your blog. Choose the photo or picture that you think fits best with the blog as featured image. This photo is often displayed in Google or other search engine together with the summary. This also applies to the summary of your blogs on your blog page then this photo can also be seen.

Publish your blog

Finally, one thing remains to be done, publish your blog. This can be done by scrolling up and clicking on publish under the publishing heading (on the right of the screen). If you have already published it, it will be updated. After every modification, no matter how small you have to click on update, otherwise the changes will not be implemented.

Publish

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Post vs Page

Post vs Page

You often see people using a post when it is more convenient to create a page and vice versa. What is the difference?

Post

Post is used to share news or a blog. A post is automatically displayed by date on your post page by WordPress sorted by date with the last post first. A good example is this post that you are reading now.

Page

You create a page for standard texts about your company, yourself, subject, etc. A good example of the page is the about page, which is called Guiselaine on this website.

Differences

These are the differences between Post and page:

  • A page is static page is not displayed by date
  • A post has tags
  • A post has categories
  • A post is displayed by date on the post page with the newest first
  • You can view an archive of posts
  • Posts can be sorted by categories
  • Posts can be sorted by tags
  • Pages are displayed in menus

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