In WordPress, you can put content on your site as either a "post" or a "page". When you're writing a regular blog entry, you write a post. Posts, in a default setup, appear in reverse chronological order on your blog's home page.
In contrast, pages are generally for non-chronological, hierarchical content: pages like "About" or "Contact" would be common examples. See below for examples of subpages in a hierarchy. Pages live outside of the normal blog chronology, and are often used to present timeless information about yourself or your site -- information that is always relevant. You can use Pages to organize and manage the structure of your website content.
In addition to the common "About" and "Contact" pages, other examples include "Copyright", "Disclosure", "Legal Information", "Reprint Permissions", "Company Information" or "Accessibility Statement".
In general, pages are very similar to posts in that they both have titles and content. WordPress Theme template files maintain a consistent look throughout your site. Pages, though, have several key distinctions that make them different from posts.
- Click Pages in the left margin.
- Then click Add New.
- Enter a title for the new page.
- Then enter the page content.
- You can select a parent page here or assign a specific template to the page.
- When ready, click Publish.
- To view a list of all your pages, click All Pages.
From here you can click to view a page live.
- To delete a page, simply click the Bin link.
- The page we just created has now been deleted.