How do I add a new blog post?

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This lesson will demonstrate how to create a new blog post to show up in the Blog section of your website.

 
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Or, you could bookmark this URL:

http://www.example.com/wp-admin/post-new.php

Enter the title of your post

 
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Edit permalink (optional)

 

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By default, a permalink will automatically be created from the title of your post. You do have the option to edit this if you would like. Just click on the link text, edit it and click OK.

Enter the text of your blog post

 

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Enter the text of your blog post in the big content area.

Format your post

 
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Use the formatting tools above the editor window to format your blog post.

Add tags (optional)

 
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Assign your post to a category (or multiple categories)

 
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Blog posts not assigned to any categories will be placed under "Uncategorized"

 

Scheduling a post

You can also set a date/time to publish an article.

 

Publish!

 
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Set the Status, Visibility and Publish date.

Then click Publish!

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    Erica Cady

    Worked like a charm, thank you!