This is part of Learn WordPress Guide series and helps to make a WordPress page in WP dashboard. This WordPress tutorial is most importantly dedicated to WP beginners. WordPress page are static pages as compared with Posts (dynamic one). It is considered as a permanent post. It enabled with page templates and completely depends on the WP Themes.
Pages are not specifying any date or time of publishing and remains static with entire life of website. It also have hierarchy and you can have unlimited WordPress pages (applies for latest version) with their subpages (child pages). It doesn’t have category and tags options too.
Here, I am showing an example by creating a WordPress About page. About me page of website or blog telling the story of yours or website. It is important to add an about page helps to earn some respect of readers.
Let us get started to create WordPress page in dashboard.
How to Create a Page in WordPress [Step by Step Images]
Login to your WP dashboard by using the username and password of WP account.
You have to move mouse pointer to Pages and flyout side drop-down menu will appear. Click on Add Page option from it.
It will direct to WordPress Page editor interface. It is similar to Post Editor except in Page attributes function. You have to read How to add post on WordPress tutorial for Add media, post editor and publish options.
Let us see each part of WordPress page in detail for adding about page.
WP Page Title and Page URL
You have to enter title for the page. Here, you have to enter as “About me” as page title. When you writing title name, it will automatically generate permalink (page URL) for about page. You can see it in the above image.
WordPress Page attributes are helps to apply different templates, child pages and to control the order of pages.
Parent: This option controls child page in WordPress. By default, it shows “no parent”. To make child page, you should have main page and select it as “Primary” in this section. The page URL look like “http://mywebsite.com/main-page/child-page”.
Page Template: It shows available page templates options. You can select either default template or full width page. You can add custom page templates using WordPress editor.
Page Order: You can give numbers to control the order if you have multiple pages. Page order is configured in alphabetical order by default.
Important WordPress Tutorials:
- Learn to Install WordPress on Hostgator
- Essential Settings to do After First WP Install
- How to Install WP Themes
- How to Install WP Plugins