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Publishing pages in WordPress is a straightforward process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through it:
Log in to Your WordPress Dashboard
- First, access your WordPress website by logging in. You usually can do this by adding
/wp-adminto the end of your website’s URL (for example,
- Enter your username and password.
Navigate to Pages
- Once you’re logged in, you’ll be at the Dashboard. Look for the
Pagesmenu on the left-hand side.
- Click on
Pages. This will show you a list of all your pages.
Add a New Page
- To create a new page, click on the
Add Newbutton at the top of the Pages screen.
- You’ll be taken to the page editor, where you can add content.
Add Content to Your Page
- Use the WordPress Editor (Gutenberg) to add text, images, and other content to your page. You can add blocks for different types of content by clicking on the
- Add a title to your page in the title field at the top.
Preview Your Page
- Before publishing, you might want to see how your page looks. Click on the
Previewbutton. This opens a new tab showing how the page will look on the front end of your website.
Publish Your Page
- Once you’re satisfied with how your page looks, go back to the page editor tab.
- Click the
Publishbutton at the top-right corner. WordPress will ask you to double-check your settings.
Publishagain to make your page live on your website.
View Your Page
- After publishing, you can view your page by clicking on the link that appears in the confirmation message. Alternatively, you can visit your website and navigate to the page using the site’s menu or entering the direct URL.
- Save Drafts: If you’re not ready to publish, you can save your work as a draft by clicking the
- Page Settings: On the right side of the editor, there are settings for visibility (public, private, password protected), publish date, and whether to allow comments.
- Use Categories and Tags: For organizational purposes, although not as commonly used for pages as for posts, some themes and plugins can make use of them.
That’s it! Publishing pages in WordPress is a matter of creating content, previewing it, and then making it live for your audience. If you have any more questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask.