A page for your site, is somewhere to place information, that you would like to be kept at the front. A page is normally used to showcase something, such as a speciality, where as a post is normally used to display recent achievements, or views.
To explain, if your a photographer, you may have a page for Wedding Photography, but would write a post for Jack and Jill’s wedding. You can then leave your wedding page in place, and write more posts for each wedding you do.
To add a page:
In your websites admin panel, hover your mouse over the tab that says ‘Pages’. The menu will the flyout, giving you options for ‘All Pages’ and ‘Add New’. Click Add new.
On the page that then loads, add your page title, and and content that you would like included in that page.
On the right hand side of the screen, you will see a blue button that says ‘Publish’. Click this when you have finished.
That’s it, you page is now ‘Live’.
To edit a page:
In your websites admin panel, hover your mouse over the tab that says ‘Pages’. The menu will the flyout, giving you options for ‘All Pages’ and ‘Add New’. Click ‘All Pages’.
The page that loads will display a list of the pages that you have written. In that list, find the one you wish to edit. Hover your mouse over the page title, and a number of links appear below the page title. Click ‘Edit’.
This then loads the page you saw when you wrote the page. Carry out any changes you wish to make, and then click ‘Puiblish’ again.
The changes have now been made, and the page is now live to view.
How do I put a link to my page in the sites menu bar?
The menu bar appears on every page of your site. It normally includes links such as ‘Home’ ‘Contact Us’ etc. To add a link to the page you’ve just written from this bar:
In your websites admin panel, on the left hand side, hover your mouse over the ‘Appearence’ tab. The menu flys out, and you want to click on ‘Menus’.
This then loads the page that controls the menus. There will be a box that says ‘Pages’. In that box, find the title of the page you wish to add. Next to the title will be a small box, click in this and it will place a tick, meaning we wish to add this page.
At the bottom of the pages menu, is a button that says ‘add to menu’, click this, and you will see the page title appear in the big right hand side.
Click the blue ‘Save Menu’ button, and your done.
Go to your home page and check, and it will now be there on the menu.