Add WordPress Post: How To Create WordPress Post Now

Want to add WordPress post to your blog? In this up-to-date article, I show you how to create a WordPress post using both the Classic Editor and the Block Editor (formally, Gutenberg editor).

Also, I cover how to publish a WordPress post and how to delete a WordPress post.

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Add WordPress Post

Adding a post is similar to creating a WordPress page.  To create a WordPress post select the “Add New” menu item under the “Posts” menu item in the WordPress Admin.

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You can also make a post on WordPress by selecting the “Posts” menu item in the WordPress Admin.

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Then click the “Add New” button

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The default editor will be displayed.  If the Classic Editor is set as the default then the original WordPress post editor will be displayed:

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If the Block Editor (formally called Gutenberg) is set as the default then the new WordPress post editor will be displayed:

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(Read the article, WordPress Block Editor, to learn how to use the new WordPress editor.

Edit A WordPress Blog Post

You can an edit a WordPress post by selecting the “Posts” menu item in the WordPress Admin.

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A list of blog posts will be displayed on the Posts page.

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To the right of the title of each post, the type of editor used for the post will be displayed.   If the post was edited with the original WordPress editor, “Classic Editor” will be displayed.  If the post was edited with the new WordPress editor, “Block Editor” will be displayed.

You can change the editor for the post by selecting “Block Editor” or “Classic Editor” under the title.  If you click on the title, the post will open in the default editor.

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To change the default WordPress editor, go to the “Writing” page.  This page is located under the “Settings” menu item in the WordPress admin.

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On the “Writing Settings” page you can change the default editor for all users from “Classic Editor” to “Block Editor”.  You can also restrict which editor can be used by selecting “Yes” or “No” next to “Allow users to switch editors”.

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Publish A Blog Post On WordPress

There are a couple of ways to publish a blog post on WordPress once you add WordPress post.  From the classic editor, click the “Publish” button below the “Publish” box in the right column of the blog post.  Your post is now published.

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From the block editor, click the “Publish…” on the top right of the editor.

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This opens the pre-publish tasks panel.  Click the “Publish” button to publish the post to your blog.

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If you have previously saved a post to draft, you can also publish your WordPress blog post from the Posts page.

Select “Quick Edit” under the title.

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The “Quick Edit” Panel will be displayed.  Change the “Status” to “Published” and click the “Update” button.

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Delete A Published Post

The first way to delete a published post is to select “Trash” under the title on the Posts page.

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The second way to delete a WordPress post is to select the checkbox next to the title on the Post page.  Then change the “Bulk Actions” box to “Move to Trash” and click the “Apply” button.

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To permanently delete the post from WordPress, select the “Trash” link above the list of posts.  Then select “Delete Permanently” below the post title.

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