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Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read, Second Edition by Scott McNulty

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8. Working with Pages

Creating a page is much like creating a new post. Start off by clicking the Pages module in the navigation bar on the left side of the admin screen. Clicking it reveals a few options; the one that you want is Add New. Clicking the Add New link takes you to the Add New Page screen.

Pages have the same basic structure as posts, consisting of a title and a body section. They list the authors of posts and can contain custom fields. They also can be password-protected. The similarities end there, however.

Think of a page as being a nonchronological post. Posts are moments in time; they flow across your blog like water across a riverbed. Pages aren’t tied to any particular time or date; they contain information that, though not ...

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