HOW TO CREATE WORDPRESS BLOG POST
What is Word Press?
WordPress is a web publishing software you can use to create your own website or blog. It is a free and open-source Content Management System (CMS) written in PHP and paired with an MYSQL or MariaDB database. Word press is free to install deploy and upgrade. WordPress has become one of the most popular web publishing platforms.
What is a Blog post?
The blog post is an entry (article) that you write on a blog. It can include content in the form of text, photos, infographics, or videos.
How to create a blog post using word press.
LOG IN TO WORDPRESS:
Type yourdomainname/wp-admin in google and login with your username and password
after login, you’ll be taken to a word press dashboard.
Create a new post
• In that dashboard if you want to create a blog post, click posts under Dashboard, in that click add new
Enter the title to your new post
Add the title to the post in the first box at the top where it says “ADD TITLE”
Permalink stands for “permanent link.” The permalink is automatically generated based on the title you set to the post and is shown below the title field.
Enter the content:
Add the content for the article in the box below the title box either by typing the text or copy and paste the article
Through add media option, we can add images by uploading.
We can adjust the heading and sub-headings size in the content box by clicking down the arrow mark near
The word press editor provides you with formatting tools like a bold, italic, bulleted list, numbered list, blockquote , align left, align centre, align right, insert or edit link, insert read more tag, toolbar toggle. You can use by clicking on that particular button.
If you want “distraction-free writing board” then click on that 4 arrow marks button under text in the formatting tools line.
If you want to add a youtube video, just go to that particular video and click on the share button, in that click embed video and copy that coding and come back to the dashboard and paste it in the text.(not visual).
Select Categories and Tags:
Categories and tags are located on the right side of the Dashboard. Enter the category related to your content by clicking on “Add New Category”. Readers can browse specific categories to see all posts in the category.
After category, there will be format option, set the format option to standard.
Choose Feature Image
In the Right side of the Dashboard choose the feature image that will be shown at the very top of the post. It will also be your post’s thumbnail, meaning wherever this appears, the thumbnail image will appear along with it.
Choose the Layout format according to your Content.
In the right side of the Dashboard, you can select Tags. you can use n number of tags. These tags are also called keywords which user used to search on google.
Under layout option, there will be published option, in that, we can save the post before publishing, we can see the preview of the blog post and we can also schedule the blog post according to our convenience. Once Everything is done and your post is finished, click on the blue publish button on the right-hand side and your post will be live!
Finally, we should check SEO by downloading some SEO plugins in the dashboard and edit our blog post according to SEO standards and publish.