In this video tutorial explains about how to add new post in wordpress blog. We already explained about how to delete default ‘hello world’ post in wordpress. This tutorial I covered how to save the post in draft, how to schedule or timestamp the post, How to edit permalink and how to make a post as sticky also how to add tags and categories to the post.
Post Title and Content
Once you deleted the default post and comments, to add post login wp-admin click on ‘add new’ under posts. You can get the below widow on screen. Here you need to give your post title. Add your post content in inside the box in ‘visual’ mode. The below video will explain in detail about these things.
Add Post Tags to the Post
Once you added post content inside the post you should add post tags for better SEO. You can use important keywords in the post tags add multiple tags by separating commas.
Add Categories to the Post
In order to segregate your posts add category for your post. By using categories you can add new category for your post also select multiple categories for the post. In order to arrange your posts on a particular topic, you should add categories.
Edit Permalink If Your Post Title is too Long.
We already know about how set our post permalink structure because it is very important for Search engine optimization. Below the post title we have options to edit permalink.
Here if you want you can edit your permalink when your title is too long but once you published the post you shouldn’t edit the permalink. You may edit permalink before publish the post.
Schedule or Timestamp and Publish Post
The publish section has three options draft, schedule, preview and publish.
Draft-By using the ‘save draft’ button you can save your post in draft for future use. In future you can edit this post and publish it. By default all the posts are automatically saved in draft until it has been published. Once the post published it will disappeared from draft.
Schedule or Timestamp– To schedule the post we have option ‘publish immediately’ in publish section. By clicking the edit in publish immediately you can schedule your post publish date and time. You can enter the date and time at which you want to publish your post in future. Then click ok. That’s all your post has been scheduled to publish in future until it has been saved in draft in the name of scheduled.
Preview-by using preview option we can check the post display on your blog before publishing the post.
Publish– If you want to publish your post immediately, you can click publish button to publish the post.
Sticky Post- Display one post always in Homepage
In publish section we have another option sticky. Normally in all blogs if you published more posts, the recently published post will appear in front page (or top). Other posts displayed below this post. By using the sticky option you can display a post always display in front page (top). You can add more posts to be sticky. After enabled a post as sticky now if you publish a new post it will display below the sticky post.
To enable a post as sticky, In publish section we have option ‘visibility:public’ edit this option. And mark the option stick this post on front page then click ok. It’s shown in below image.
The next post we will see about how to edit post. Share your experience in comment section.