How to write posts for your WordPress website?

Writing posts for your WordPress website is an excellent practice that helps boost your website’s credibility and attract more traffic.

WordPress has a great built-in feature that allows you to do exactly that! In fact, WordPress itself was initially created to enable blog publishing. It’s definitely its area of expertise. Within the next few minutes; you too will be able to learn how to write a post for your website, entirely from scratch!

What exactly does adding blog posts to your WordPress website do?

A great way to engage with your audience is to convey your thoughts and ideas that revolve around their interests. It helps you build awareness regarding what you offer, and is just overall an admirable addition to your website.

WordPress allows you to create blogs directly onto your website that help direct traffic to your website. They’re also great for SEO, allowing you to increase your customers. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to write your very own blog for your WordPress website!

How to write a post for your WordPress website?

You can either write a blog directly on to your website or you can write one on a separate document, like Google docs or Microsoft Word. Later on it can be pasted onto the website. Pasting the blog, however, can make alterations to your text.

  • Open up the dashboard of your WordPress website
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  • Hover over the ‘posts’ option in the left-hand menu
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  • From the pop-up menu, select ‘add new’
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  • A new page will open up, here you can start typing in your blog title and content
  • Everything written here is done in the form of blocks
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You can select any of the blocks, and then add as you wish. As you can see above, WordPress allows you to add images, headings, galleries, lists, quotes, archives, audios, buttons, and calendars to your blog posts. Select whichever you wish to start with, and create your blog as you would normally. Now you can access even more blocks by clicking on the plus sign next to the WordPress logo. 

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  • To start writing, just select the heading, and choose the font as H1. The heading sizes range from H1 to H6, with H6 being the smallest and H1 being the largest. You can choose the size of the text accordingly.

You can now start to play around with the different blocks that WordPress has to offer so that you can get somewhat familiar with them. This will enable you to create blogs just as you picture them in your head.

  • Once you’re done writing the text for your blog and adding the finishing touches, you can now see how it would look on your website upfront. To do that, first, save your work by clicking on the ‘save changes’ in the top right corner. 

Now to preview the website, just click on the ‘preview’ option in the top right-hand corner which will redirect you to the page that will appear on the website.

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  • Now, before you decide to publish your blog you can make the following few changes depending on what you want.
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If you click on the options menu in the top right corner, you can find options to edit your blog under the ‘post’ section. You can change the visibility option to public or private. Obviously, if you want your blog to be on the internet make sure the ‘public’ option is selected.

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Next, you can also edit the permalink of your website which is essentially the URL. it’s recommended not to make edits to it, though. If you have categories on your website for the blog section, you can also choose under which category or sub-category you would like for it to be. This helps build accessibility for your blog.

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You can also add tags to your blog allowing people to find your blog, great for SEO. Furthermore adding a featured image by importing one from your computer.

Under discussion, you can choose whether or not you want comments enabled on your post. This depends entirely on you! Having them on allows you to attain feedback from your viewers and helps you understand what they want and what they like.

Next Important Steps

Once your blog is just the way you want it to, you can finally save the changes you’ve made and publish the blog onto your website. If you want to make any edits on the blog, or for instance you spot a mistake that you’d like to change, you can do it by following the next few simple steps.

  1. Open up the dashboard for your website just the way you did previously.
  2. Click on ‘posts’ on the left-hand menu. Here you will see a list of all the blogs that have been posted on your website. Scroll down to whichever one you want to make changes to and hover over it.
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When you hover over the blog, you will see a few options pop up. 

‘Edit’ redirects you back to the page where you initially wrote your blog, so you can make any changes to the blog content or add/remove blocks you want to. 

‘Quick edit’ will allow you to make changes right from the page you’re on. 

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Here; you can easily change the title, the URL/slug, the date you want the blog to be published, the tags you want to add, and whether or not you want to allow comments for your blog. 


Not only is writing blog posts on your WordPress website extremely easy and efficient but it is also greatly beneficial to you and your business. It is a great addition to your website and it allows you to drive more traffic to your website, and overall your business. 

It helps educate new visitors about what you do and what service you provide and helps create a community online that would enjoy and profit from your work. There you go! Now you know exactly how to add a written blog post to your WordPress website that opens great doors for you and your business. 

I hope we convinced you to start a blog for your website as well, happy blogging!

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