Create a post

  1. Login to Your WordPress Dashboard:
    • Navigate to your WordPress website and log in with your credentials.
  2. Go to the “Posts” Section:
    • In the WordPress dashboard, find the “Posts” tab on the left-hand menu and click on it.
  3. Click on “Add New”:
    • Once in the “Posts” section, click on the “Add New” button at the top of the page.
  4. Enter Post Title:
    • You’ll see a space to enter your post title at the top. Click on the area that says “Enter title here” and type in your post title.
  5. Add Content to Your Post:
    • Below the title, there’s a larger text area where you can add the content of your post. You can use the visual editor for a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) experience or switch to the “Text” tab to work with HTML directly.
  6. Formatting Your Text:
    • Use the formatting toolbar to style your text, add links, lists, and more. The toolbar is similar to word processing software.
  7. Add Categories and Tags (Optional):
    • On the right side of the post editor, you’ll find the “Categories” and “Tags” sections. You can add relevant categories and tags to organize your content.
  8. Set Featured Image (Optional):
    • Below the post editor, you’ll find the “Featured Image” box. Click on “Set featured image” to upload an image that represents your post. This image is often displayed on the blog index or in social media previews.
  9. Save Draft or Publish:
    • Before publishing, you can save your post as a draft to continue working on it later. When you’re ready to make your post live, click the “Publish” button.
  10. Preview Your Post:
    • After publishing, you can click on the “View Post” link to preview how your post looks on the live site.
  11. Editing Published Posts:
    • If you need to edit a post after publishing, you can go back to the “Posts” section, find your post, and click on “Edit.”