There are very key differences between posts and pages in your WordPress site.

About Posts About Posts

Posts are entries listed in reverse chronological order on the site homepage or on the posts page if you have set one in Reading Settings. If you have created any sticky posts, those will appear before the other posts. Posts can be found in the Archives, Categories, Recent Posts, and other widgets. Posts are also displayed in the RSS feedRSS Feed RSS is an acronym for Real Simple Syndication which is a type of web feed which allows users to access updates to online content in a standardized, computer-readable format. This is the feed. of the site. You can control how many posts are displayed at a time in the Reading Settings.

If you want your posts to appear on a page other than your home page, see Front Page.

See Posts for more detailed information.

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About Pages About Pages

Pages are static and are not listed by date. Pages do not use tags or categories. An About page is the classic example. Pages can be displayed in the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. using the Pages widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user., and some themes display pages in the navigation at the top of the site.

See Pages for more detailed information.

How many can I have?

There is no limit on the number of posts or pages you can have.

How do I post to a Page?

All posts will appear on the main posts page, but you can also display specific posts on categoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging. pages with our custom menus feature. If you want, you can change the default page for posts to appear by changing Reading Settings in the Dashboard. This will likely require changing your Front page as well.