WordPress provides you two kinds of sections to manage content: Posts & Pages.
WordPress pages section is a static kind of content that we once add and forget. You do not need to update this type of content frequently.
Where we can manage Pages on Dashboard?
WordPress has “Pages” menu, where you can manage your content as a page. You can create a new page here. You can also view or delete existing pages in “All Pages” section.
How to Add Pages:
Adding a new Page very simple in WordPress. These steps are highlighted red in the given picture as well.
- Click or Mouse over “Pages” section in the left menu in the WordPress dashboard.
- Click on “Add New” menu item to open a New Page section
- Add Title of your page
- Add Content of your page. You can add text, images, links and other media as well.
- Click on “Publish” button. You will see a message on the bottom: “Page published. View Page”.
What are some examples where we use Pages?
Information associated with Pages:
Pages can not have categories & tags. Pages are not listed by date, unlike posts.
Pages can have a Hierarchy. Most of the time WordPress pages are used for independent pages but sometimes they can relate to each other.
For example, a large organization may have multiple pages of content (No single about page) for their organization. Using WordPress, you can easily nest one page under another. How? Create your pages such as About, Mission, History, etc and easily set About page as a parent page to another.
Pages do not interact much with users. They only provide some static pieces of content. Therefore, they do not use social sharing buttons or comments along with them.
Where user can see Pages on Frontend?
When It comes to WordPress Frontend, it is common to find direct links for pages in the navigation menu, sidebar widgets or footer.
By default WordPress, Themes use the homepage as a blog where recently created posts are listed. If you want to set any static page as a homepage, simply use Reading Options.
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