How To Write and Publish a Blog Post with WordPress

Write and Publish A WordPress Blog Post

Learn how to write and publish a post or article on a WordPress website built by WP SiteKit. It’s a fairly easy process that every website owner should know how to do.

  1. Log In To WordPress
  2. Go to WP Admin > Posts
  3. Click the “Add New” button
  4. Add a Title
  5. Click the “Use Standard Editor” button in the Beaver Builder box
  6. Start typing or copy/paste your blog article content
  7. Add any images you might want
  8. Set a Featured Image
  9. Publish the Post
  10. View new post by going to your blog

1. Login to WordPress

In your browser, go to “YOURWEBSITE.COM/wp-admin”. If you are not logged in already WordPress will ask you to log in.

Enter your username and password.

WordPress Login Screen
WordPress Login Screen

See more detailed instructions on logging into your WordPress website here.

2. Go To WP Admin > Posts

In the WP Admin section click the “Posts” button

WordPress Admin Posts Button
Posts button in the WordPress admin

3. Click the “Add New” button

At the top of the Posts page click the “Add New” button.

New Post Button in WordPress
New Post Button in WordPress

4. Add a Title

Click in the field at the top where it says “Add title” and start typing or paste your title.

WordPress Add Title Box
WordPress Title Box

5. Click the “Use Standard Editor” button in the Beaver Builder box

Click on the button that reads “Use Standard Editor”. This will open the default WordPress writing editor. Beaver Builder is used by web designers to layout more complex pages.

6. Start typing or copy/paste your blog article content

Click in the area below the title then you should see a blinking cursor. Stary typing your post text or copy/paste your text.

To start a new paragraph press Enter or Return on your keyboard.

WordPress Text Editor
WordPress Text Editor

7. Add any images you might want

When you press the Enter or Return key on your keyboard you will start a new line of text or “WordPress Block”. When you hover over this Block you will see New Image button appear on the right. Click the New Image button to add an image.

WordPress New Image Block Button
WordPress New Image Block Button

You can either upload a new image or add an image that is already in your WordPress Media Library.

8. Set a Featured Image

The Featured Image is an image that is displayed on the Blog page that displayed all the blog posts. The Featured Image is also displayed at the top of the post. It’s advised to choose an image that summarizes the post or post title.

Click the Documents tab in the sidebar. Click the Featured Image panel to open it. Click the Set Featured Image button and choose a featured image by uploading or from the Media Library.

WordPress Featured Image Panel
WordPress Featured Image Panel

9. Publish the Post

In the top right corner click the “Publish” button. This will open the publishing panel. Then click the “Publish” button again.

Optionally you can click the “Save Draft” button to save the post to be completed and published at a later date.

WordPress Publish or Save Draft Button
WordPress Publish or Save Draft Button

10. View new post by going to your blog

Hover over your website name.
Click the “Visit Site” button.
Go to your blog and click the title to see your post.

WordPress View Site Button
WordPress View Site Button

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