The Post section contains four main sections as follows:
Users can also narrow down the list of posts to be displayed by using the category or month drop down. Users can click on any tag in one of the posts to see all the other posts with that tag, as shown in the below image:
A post gives the user a number of quick actions like click on the Post Title to edit that post or click on the Edit link that appears below the post. Clicking the Quick Edit will give the user a number of ways to tweak the post without actually having to go in and edit the post, as show in the below image:
The post contents can’t be edited, but a user can add or change the following categories like
The image below displays some options in Quick Edit mode:
Using this section, the user can Bulk-Trash a bunch of posts if required. All the trashed posts will move to the Trash section so they can be restored if required. Using the Bulk-Edit option, it is easy to perform all quick edit actions on a group of posts at the same time. The image below displays the Bulk Action section on WordPress Dashboard:
In all Posts section, users can find an option known as Published posts, which displays only published posts, hiding any draft or scheduled posts.
Users can find a post from the Dashboard and can also search the posts using the search box on the right hand side of the screen as shown in the below image:
Users can re-position any of the boxes on the screen except the Title and the Content sections. Use the Screen Options tab to show or hide different widgets or switch between one or two columns. After giving a title to a post, WordPress will update and display a permalink for that post, which can be edited by clicking the Edit button available next to it. In the Post Editor, there are two modes:
Text mode can be used to add HTML code, which may get stripped or the code gets displayed in the post when using the Visual Editor. Line breaks are converted to paragraphs automatically and a line break can be created by holding the Shift key and hitting Enter.
One of the most popular features of the WordPress Posts editor is the Full screen or Zen mode. By clicking this icon, it gives a clean, uncluttered, completely white screen, that is free of distractions. The image below demonstrates the basic options of Add New section in the Post widget.
In order to add a new post in WordPress, follow the steps below.
Save draft and Preview
Used to save the content in a draft format and Preview the content on the site. The image below displays the Save Draft and Preview buttons on the Publish window.
The Status of the content can be changed using this option i.e. the content can be changed from draft to review mode by using the editing option as shown in the below image:
The content privacy can be maintained using the Visibility option, which can be edited as shown in the below image:
Publishing a post can be scheduled by editing the Publish option as shown in the image below:
Move to the Trash
All the unwanted posts can be deleted by clicking the link Move to Trash on the Publish Window and can be restored as per the requirement. The image below shows the Move to Trash option.
Users can flip over the most utilized tab from the list of most utilized classes, by making simple classification that might be used for documenting a post having a huge number of classifications. This process can be performed in the Content Edit Panel as shown in the below image:
The image below displays the Tags option in the edit panel: