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 this tutorial, You will learn how to Add, Add, Publish, Edit and Delete WordPress Pages.
In this tutorial, we will study how to Add Pages into the WordPress. Adding pages is similar to adding posts in WordPress. Pages are static content and often do not change its displayed information.
Following are the simple steps to add pages in WordPress.
Step 1 − Click on Pages → Add New as shown in the following screenshot.
Step 2 − You will get the editor page as seen in the following screenshot. The editor page has two tabs, Visual and Text. You can insert text in either of these. Here, we’ll study about inserting text into Visual format.
Following are the details of the fields on editor page of the Add New Page.
It is used to write the title of the article, which is later displayed on the page.
Permalink shows the potential URL for the page below the title. The URL generates as per the given title.
It is a WYSIWYG Editor, which is similar to a word processor interface where you can edit the contents of the article.
Following are the options present of WYSIWYG editor
- Bold Button − Used to bold your font.
- Italic − Used to italicize the font.
- Word Strike − Strikes through the content.
- Bullet List − Adds bullets to content.
- Number List − Adds numbers to the list of the content.
- Blockquote − Quotes the text.
- Horizontal Line − Creates a horizontal line between sentences.
- Left Align − Sets the content on the left side of the page.
- Right Align − Sets the content to the right side of the page.
- Justify − Justifies the content of the page.
- Add Link − Adds a link to your content.
Following are the fields present in the Insert/edit link.
- URL − Enter URL you want to link.
- Link text − Insert text you want to enter into the link.
- Open link in a new window/tab − Open your link page into the new tab or window. Check the box as required.
- Or link to existing account − Links to an existing content page by selecting the page from the given list.
- Remove Link − Deletes the particular link added for text or content.
- Read more tag − Adds Read More tag to your page.
- Toolbar toggle − Clicking on this you get another list of toolbar as shown in the following image.
- Paragraph − Selects the headings as required for the text from the dropdown.
- Underline − Underlines the sentences.
- Justify − Justifies your content.
- Text Color − Sets color for words or sentences.
- Paste as Text − Pastes your text.
- Clear Formatting − Deletes selected content.
- Special character − Inserts special characters needed in your content.
- Increase Indent − Increases the indent of the page.
- Decrease Indent − Decreases the indent of the page.
- Undo − Reverses the most recent editing command.
- Redo − Opposite of undo, restores the most recent editing command.
For writing the content of an article.
To publish the page to the user on the website.
Page attributes module allows you to select the parents for your particular page. You can also set order of the pages.
- Parent − Allows you to select parent page.
- Order − Sets the order of the page.
Includes the images in the pages.
The command, “Publish” is used to make the pages available to all users wherein each user can view that particular page. Publishing a new page in WordPress is an easy process.
Following are the steps to Publish Pages in WordPress.
Step 1 − Click on Pages → Add New in WordPress.
Step 2 − You can use the WordPress WYSIWYG editor to add the actual content of your page.
Step 3 − Click on Publish button.
After clicking on publish, your posts get published for the user to view it.
In this chapter, we will study how to Edit pages in WordPress.
Step 1 − Click on Pages → All Pages in WordPress as shown in the following screen.
Step 2 − You can view About Us (About Us was created in the chapter WordPress – Add Pages). When the cursor hovers on the pages, then few options get displayed below About Us. There are two ways to edit the Post, i.e., Edit and Quick Edit.
You can edit or change the content or title from the page as per your need, and then click on Update button.
Quick Edit − Click on Quick Edit option in About Us as shown in the following screen.
You can edit the Title, Slug and date of the About Us page and can also select the parent for your page as shown in the following shot and then click on Update button.
In this chapter, we will learn to Delete Pages in WordPress.
Following are the steps to Delete pages in wordPress.
Step 1 − Click on Pages → All Pages in WordPress.
Step 2 − You can delete Any Page. When the cursor hovers on the pages, then a few options gets displayed below the Sample Page. Click on Trash option to delete the post.
Or alternatively you can also delete your page directly while editing or adding page by clicking on the Move to Trash button as shown in the following screen.
Step 3 − To confirm that you have deleted the page, view your page list.