Creating a blog post in WordPress

We’ve always wanted to create a tutorial on “How To Create A WordPress Blog Post” but have never found the time to put together a comprehensive and useful tutorial. Thankfully, there are a number of pretty nice guides on how to create a blog post in WordPress.

Here’s a look at some of the more useful guides we’ve come across.


The Start-to-Finish Guide to Optimizing Your WordPress Blog Posts by Sergey Stefoglo at Moz.com

Sergey does a great job with this step-by-step guide that includes how to use Yoast SEO (our preferred SEO plugin for WordPress.) He even includes a downloadable checklist! We recommend going to this guide first. Read more …

This post is going to walk through the process of uploading and optimizing a blog post using WordPress and Yoast SEO. I’ll go into detail on both of these topics and provide you with a downloadable checklist that you can give to your team or use yourself.


Beginner’s Guide to Creating and Publishing Your First WordPress Blog Post: Part I by Joe Fylan at Theme Fusion

Here is a great tutorial that covers all the basics to create a WordPress blog post. Check out what Joe has to say as a good refresher after going through the first recommended guide.

The basics of creating and publishing a blog post in WordPress is relatively straightforward. However, it’s a good idea to get a thorough overview of all the components that make up a WordPress post. This should ensure that you are making full use of WordPress and all its publishing powers. Read more …


How to Add a New Post in WordPress and Utilize all the Features by WP Beginner

Another comprehensive guide that focuses on the essentials so that you can get the most out of WordPress’ blogging capabilities.

While some may think that adding a new post in WordPress is quite self-explanatory, many beginners find the interface a bit overwhelming. Not to mention, even the more savvy users are surprised to find the hidden gems on the posts screen. In this beginner’s guide, we will show you every feature on the add new post screen so that you can fully utilize all the features available. Read more …

WP Beginner also includes a video if you’d prefer watching to reading how-to tutorials.


And two more videos for your viewing pleasure:

Creating a WordPress Post | WordPress 101 Tutorials by iThemes

How to Create a Blog Post in WordPress by wpbuddynet on YouTube


Lastly, if you want to get technical, you can dig into the WordPress Codex (the online manual for WordPress users) on Writing Posts.

Hopefully, these guides and tutorials will help you publish your blog posts on your WordPress site, or if you’re already a routine blogger, provide you with a few useful tips you may not have known about.

As always, feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.

Happy blogging!

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