Once you’ve logged in the first thing you’ll see is the WordPress Dashboard. It’s a largely a very basic page with a couple of boxes on it that give you some basic information about your website. But nothing about pages or where your content lives.
This all lives on the left hand side of the page in the main WordPress menu. You can see from the screenshot of our website dashboard that the first couple of options includes:
On WordPress, posts are your blog or news, this will likely be the most updated part of your website. The media section is pretty obviously for your pictures and videos, but will also be where you upload any PDFs and some other documents to your website. Then pages (which are actually a type of Post, yes the internet is weird) will be the most constant content on your website, probably not changing that frequently.
The methods we’ll be exploring in this blog post will be applicable to both your Posts and Pages.