Posts are content entries that are listed in reverse chronological order on your blog’s homepage. They are meant to be timely and organizable using categories and tags. Posts are archived accordingly to their dates, mainly based on its respective month and year. Syndication through RSS feeds are also achieved with the posts’ published dates. In this way, blog’s readers will be notified of the most recent post update via RSS feeds. Hence, it is extremely sociable and engaging as conversing is possible via comments. In addition, the available social sharing plugins enable your users to share posts in social media networks like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn etc. In order to enhance your readers’ experience, you may like to adjust the number of posts to be displayed for your blog by going to Settings -> Reading.
The key differences of Posts and Pages are listed below, but subjected to exceptions.
|Timely, dynamic content||Timeless, static content|
|Social, engaging, encourage conversation||Not social, suitable for static information|
|Included in RSS Feeds||Not Included in RSS Feeds|
|Organized by Category||Organized by Hierarchy|