So, You start a new blog and looking for how to create a page in a WordPress blog. You are in right place.
Today I will tell you everything related to website or blog page like What is a page? How to create a page and why we need to create pages for blog or website?
What we are going to cover in this article:
- What is a page?
- Why we need pages in blog or website?
- How to create a page?
What is a Page?
Dear viewers I know that you are very intelligent and read books. Book is a combination of various pages that contain chapters, questions, answers, images, etc.
In the same way, the website is a combination of multiple pages that contain information in digital forms like text, video, images, gifs, infographics, diagrams, maps, etc.
Use of Pages in Website
So, a website page is used to navigate users for a particular section and for providing separate space for separate information.
How To Create a Page In WordPress
For creating a WordPress page you have to follow the basic step by step procedure.
Step 1 Go to Pages Under WordPress Dashboard
In this procedure open your WordPress dashboard.
Look for pages option in the left WordPress sidebar.
Bring your mouse cursor to the pages option.
Now it will reflect 2 options: Pages and Add New.
Pages will show you all existing pages of your site and Add new button will allow you to create the new page.
Click on the second option add new button. Check image for reference.
When you will click on Add New button it will show you a new interface to enter a page title, description, images, text, etc.
Step 2 Add Page Title And Text
You will see such below kind of space to enter details.
- Title is the headline of your page.
Suppose you want to create contact us page. Then you have write Contact Us in the page title section.
Suppose you want to create an about us or disclaimer page then you have to write those terms in that particular Add title option.
2. This is the body content of your page.
Suppose you want to create an about us page. Now in box 2, you have to write all detailed information about your blog and your personal life experience.
Here you can explain everything about yourself and your business.
3. Use + icon to add special addons.
Suppose you want to add an image, or HTML code, shortcode, or FAQ, or form, author profile, social profile, button, action, heading, table, list, etc.
Then this plus icon will give you option for that particular feature.
Just choose your desired feature and click on it. It will automatically be added to your page.
Step 3 Select Page Attribute
Page attribute is something special template for your webpage.
Suppose you want to create a homepage for your website then you have to select the homepage attribute.
If you are creating a blog page, contact page, community page, landing page, add to cart, or anything else page then you have to select that particular page attribute.
In the right sidebar menu, you will see all options like Status & visibility, Permalink, Feature image, Discussion, and Page attribute options.
Just click on the page attribute. It will show you a page template with a dropdown menu.
Click on the dropdown button and choose your appropriate template like home, blog, contact, communities, etc.
In some cases, you will not see your desired template. Like you may not see the contact page template, or you may not see the checkout page template, etc.
In this case, you have to create that particular template either with the help of a plugin or special coding.
Learn How to create page template step by step
Some premium themes provide multiple pre-built page templates. So, it is much better to add a premium theme to your website.
Step 4 Publish Your Page
1. If you have completed your text and other work then you are ready to preview or publish you page.
But if something is remaining then click on the save draft button on your page to save your work.
2. Once your page is ready then click on the preview button to check how it will look like in Google.
It will show you a copy without publishing your page.
3. If everything is ready to use just click on publish button. Publish button is in the top right corner of your page next to the title.
Just click on publish button and your page is created. Congratulation!
How To Add Subpage In WordPress
Creating subpages in website is not a different things from adding a new WordPress page.
Everything is similar to the above procedure. Follow everything and every step to create a new WordPress page.
The main thing you have to do is select the parent page under page attribute.
In the parent, page section select any top page. Like if you want to provide your email and phone number information through the landing page.
Then your parent page will be the contact us page. And next, you have to select the order. If you are using only 1 subpage then this option will be 2 for the subpage.
But if you are using more than 1 subpage then define their order accordingly.
Number 1 should be your top parent page and no 2 will be your second top page and number 3 will your less important page. This series will flow forward in this order.
Pro tip: I will suggest you only use a single page. Subpages should be created if they are really most necessary.
Subpages are not considered good as per the SEO point of view. Because they consider a long URL.
How To Create a page in WordPress For Beginners
Follow the basics steps stated below:
- Go to the WordPress dashboard and bring the mouse cursor on the pages tab.
- Pages will show Pages and Add new option click on add new.
- Now enter your page title and related text along with images, codes, and forums, etc.
- Now define page attribute like home, blog, landing page, cart page, etc.
- Publish your WordPress page.
- Now your next step is to add this page to your website menu like header or footer menu as per the requirement.
- Enjoy your work.