For many people, the blog is the biggest reason to choose WordPress. WordPress was originally created as an open-source option for starting a blog. However, for every site, big and small, creating and sustaining a blog is essential. It helps with SEO, Community Engagement, and just to get your voice out there.
Josh is here again to help you get your blog off the ground. In this video, he will take you through adding and removing blog posts, as well as some cool tricks to use when you are making new posts.
In this video you will learn:
What is a blog?
No matter what kind of site or content you’re looking to create, a blog is an awesome way to connect with your visitors, even HostGator has one! A blog is a regularly updated website or web page, that is written in an informal or conversational style. In other words, it is the perfect way to interact with your customers or followers.
Posts vs. Pages
Posts are essentially blog content with the newest entries on top. Pages are where we store content such as posts, forms, galleries, and more.
The Posts Section
The Posts section is the management section for your blog posts. This is where you are going to choose to add, organize, edit, delete your blog posts, plus much more. Josh walks you through how to navigate this important section.
How to Make a new Blog Post in WordPress
Josh takes you through the creation of his first blog page for his WordPress site joshmakestutorials.com. Follow along and grab a few tricks to use on your own posts.
How to Publish and Schedule Blog Posts
Once you have your first blog post written and designed, the next step is to publish it. We will walk you through how to publish a blog post in WordPress, as well as how to schedule one, which is the best way to keep your content fresh and consistent.
00:00 – Intro
00:30 – What is a Blog?
00:40 – Posts vs. Pages
01:05 – The Posts Section
01:33 – Making a new Blog Post
02:05 – Block Review
02:45 – Publishing and Scheduling Blog Posts
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