How To Make Blog Posts On a WordPress Website

Are you trying to write a blog post on your WordPress website but unsure how? Check out this step by step tutorial on how to create a simple blog post.

Creating a WordPress Post

1. Start by logging into your website backend. To do this you would go to your browser of choice and type in your website address, then add “/wp-admin” to the end of the url. This will take you to a page where you can sign in.
For example: www.mywebsite.com/wp-admin
Wordpress sign in screen
2. Once you’re logged in, you’ll see a dark sidebar menu with different options. What’s included on this menu can vary depending on your site, but that won’t matter. Just select the Posts item. From there, select Add New on the left hand side of the screen.
Wordpress dashboard
3. Now, you’ve created a new post. The layout will look similar to this one:
Wordpress article screen
4. Add in the title of your blog post in the section labeled “Add title”.
5. Next, select the black plus box on the right side of the screen. This will open up a menu box. Click “Image” to add an image representing the information you would like to provide to your viewers.
Wordpress article screen
6. You should arrive at a screen that looks like this:
Wordpress article screen
Here, you can click the blue “Upload” button to select your desired image from your computer. If your image is already uploaded to your website’s media library, use the “Media Library” button instead.
7. Once your image has been uploaded, add your text information by simply clicking and typing in the block below the image that reads “Type/ to choose a block”.
Wordpress article screen
8. The article’s author will show up as the user you signed in as. If you’d like to change the author, click on the drop down menu under “Author” and select who’d you like.
When you are finished creating your new blog post, select “Publish” in the top right corner to make it public and that’s it. You’ve created your own blog post!

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