How to write a new post in WordPress

The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to write a new post in WordPress.

You should be logged in and at your dashboard:

  • In the left hand column, the first menu item is Posts. Click on it to expand the menu.
  • You will see Posts, Add New, Categories and Post Tags. Click on Add New to open an Add New Post screen.
  • In the first block, enter the title of your new post.
  • In the large block below, enter the post content.
  • After you have written your post, on the right hand side, you will find a section that will allow you to assign this post to one or more categories if you wish.
  • When you are all finished, click on the Publish button.
  • To open the Edit Post screen there is a link at the top to View Post. Click on this link to see your new post.
  • You can now see how your post will look on your site. Return to the admin area.
  • In the left hand column select the posts from the menu items. Your new post will now show up in the list here.
  • You can now edit or delete it if you wish using the links below the title of the post.

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