The Differences Between Posts and Pages in WordPress

May 23, 2015 1:39 pm
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The Differences Between Posts and Pages in WordPress

Posts

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Posts are entries listed in reverse chronological order on the blog home page or on the posts page if you have set one in Settings → Reading. If you have created any sticky posts, those will appear before the other posts. Posts can be found in the Archives, Categories, Recent Posts, and other widgets. Posts are also displayed in the RSS feed of the blog. You can control how many posts are displayed at a time in the Reading Settings.

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If you want your posts to appear on a page other than your home page, read this you can set that in “Reading” settings.

Pages

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Pages are static and are not listed by date. Pages do not use tags or categories. An About page is the classic example. Pages can be displayed in the sidebar using the Pages widget, and some themes display pages in tabs at the top of the blog. If you have 50 pages and you use the Pages widget, then all pages will be listed all the time. You can set a static page to be your home page in the “reading” settings.

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WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS), and is often used to create entire websites

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