- Enter a title for your page.
- Enter your page content using the page editor.
There are two modes of editing: Visual and Text. Visual mode gives you a What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) editor, while Text editor allows you to enter HTML along with your page text. TIP: Click the kitchen sink icon () in the row to get a second row of controls.
- Add media into your page. Click the icon () above the page editor to insert media files. You can select existing images and files (e.g. pdf) which were already uploaded to the Media Library, or upload new media to insert to your page or post. To learn more about images, please visit: How Do I Add Images to a Post or Page?
- Embed media into your post. You can also embed media from many popular websites, like Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and others, by pasting the media URL on its own line into the content of your post. To learn more about embeds, please visit: Embedding Content – Videos, Audios and More.
- (OPTIONAL) Set a featured image to associate an image with your page.
It is usually useful only when your theme uses the featured image as a page thumbnail on the homepage or a custom header, etc.
- (OPTIONAL) Set page attributes.
Pages are hierarchical. You may set the parent page, page template and page order (if any) from the Page Attributes pane. The options available are dependable on the theme in use. Hence, you might have different options for the page template, like “Gallery”, “Full Width”, or “Contact” page.
- Preview your page.
() To see how it really looks like.
- Publish your page.
() Set the fields for page publishing in the Publish box.
For Status, you will have 2 options:
- Pending Review
For Visibility, you will have 3 options as well:
- Public: Make it available to everyone (subject to your blog’s privacy settings). You can also make the post sticky.
- Password Protected: Make it accessible to users who can input the specified password only.
- Private: Only visible to the admins of the blog.
You can also set the date and time of the page publishing.
It allows you to set a future or past date and time. In other words, you may schedule a page to be published in the future or backdate a page.
As pages are meant to be timeless, the publishing date is not necessary. However, it is good to have it.