Creating Your First Page In The WordPress.com Dashboard
What is a WordPress page?
WordPress Pages are similar to posts in that they have a title and body text, but they are different because:
WordPress Pages are static and are not listed by date. Instead, pages appear in the menu bar of your site or can be placed in the sidebar depending on the theme. Examples of pages are:
- About Us
- Contact us
Creating Your First Page
Click on Create a Page
You will be directed to the WordPress.com Admin Page.
Creating a page is the same as writing a post. Follow the steps below to create your Page.
1 – Title: Give your page a title
2 – Page description/details: Add the page details; use the visual editor to format your text
3 – Add Media: Click on Add Media to add photos or video to your page
4 – Preview: Click preview to see what your page will look like to your visitors
5 – Save Draft: If you are not ready to publish your post save it as a draft; when your post is to your satisfaction….
Click on Publish to publish your page to the world.
Editing the contents of a page is the same as editing the contents of a post. Please refer to the previous lesson “Editing and Formatting Your Content” for instructions.
Please complete the brief survey and press submit, then click on next lesson to learn how to view your website live…..
Preview Your Website
To view your website and to see what your site looks like to your visitors
Go to the top left-hand corner of the admin page and click My Sites.
Click on View Site
Your website will be displayed
Return To Admin Page.
To return to the admin page after viewing your site.
Step 13: Click on My Sites in the top left-hand corner
Click on WP Admin to return to the admin page
This brings us to the end of this lesson.
Please click on next lesson to continue…..