Posts are the content you find in every blog. They are the major means of showing the world your idea.There are different terms used for Post and they are: Article, Contents etc. In this post, we want to talk about how we can manage WordPress Posts effectively.

How to Add WordPress Post

When adding a post to your WordPress powered site, the first thing you do is to click on Posts → Add New in WordPress. You will get the editor page of the Post as shown in the following screen. You can use the WordPress WYSIWYG editor (but the editor has changed now, Gutenberg is now the new editor for WordPress) to add the actual content of your post.

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The following  fields below are on the editor page of the Add Posts Page.

  • Post Title − Enter the title of the post, i.e., Post1.
  • Post Content − Enter the content of your post.

Click on Publish button to publish your respective post.

Following are the few other options present in the Publish section.

  • Save Draft − It saves the post as a draft.
  • Preview − You can preview your post before publishing.
  • Move to Trash − Deletes the post.
  • Status − Change the status of your post to Published, Pending, or Reviewer Draft.
  • Visibility − Change the visibility of the post to Public, Private or Password protected.
  • Published − Change the publishded post date and time.

How to Edit Posts in WordPress

To edit posts in WordPress, you will have to click on Posts → All Posts in WordPress. The Image below give a better understanding

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How to Manage WordPress Post

After clicking on the All post, you can view all the Posts written by you. Place the mouse cursor hovers on the Post, few options get displayed below the Post name. There are two ways to edit the Post i.e. Edit and Quick Edit.

Edit − Click on Edit option in Post you want. You can edit or change the content or title of the post as per your needs, and then click on Update button as shown in the following screen.

Quick Edit − Click on Quick Edit option in Post1 as shown in the following screenshot. Here you can edit the Title, Slug, and date of the posts and can also select the categories for your post as shown in the following screenshot and then click on Update button to confirm post edits.

How to Delete WordPress Posts

To delete a post in WordPress, you will have to click on Posts → All Post in WordPress. You can delete any Post of your choice. When the cursor hovers on the Post, then a few options get displayed below the Post. Click on Trash option to delete the post. You should view your post lists to confirm if the above post is deleted

How to Preview a Post in WordPress

To preview a post in WordPress, you will get to see how they look like in the front-end of your blog or website. This gives you the user feel and know what should be done to have a better user interface. Simply click on Posts → All Posts in WordPress.

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When the cursor hovers on the Post, then a few options get displayed below the Post name. Click on the View option

Another way you can use is to view your post directly while editing or adding a post by clicking on the Preview button

The bottom line is you can view your post, when you click on View or Preview

Now you know how to manage your WordPress posts. Remember to share our post across your social media and you can give your comments in the section below

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Editorial Staff at CMSFolks is a team of WordPress experts led by Ajayi Adekunle. Site maintained by CMSFolks Studio.

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