Add a Page

Typically, pages in WordPress are used for static¬† content you want your visitors always to have quick access to — a list of links, or an “About Me” page; such pages are generally added to a custom Primary Navigation menu.

To add a new page:

Log in to the site and click the “+New” button in the top menu bar; or Go to your Dashboard, and select the “Add New” link from the Pages menu

Add new page using "+New" button in top toolbar

Add new page using “+New” button in top toolbar

Add a new page using the "Pages" menu in your Dashboard

Add a new page using the “Pages” menu in your Dashboard

In the “Add New Page” window that appears:

Add New Page Enter title, content; Add Media; toggle Edit mode

Add New Page
Enter title, content; Add Media; toggle Edit mode

  1. Enter a title for the page in the text input at the top
  2. Type your content in the larger text editor area.¬† Notice you can switch between a visual editor (a.k.a. RichText) where you have full array of formatting buttons; and a Text editor where you can enter or edit html. (For more info on tools and options, see “Editor Tools”)
  3. Use the “Add Media” button to insert an image into the page. You can either choose media from your Library, upload a new file from your computer, or enter the URL of an image on the web. (More info.)
  4. When finished, click the Publish button to save the page and make it available to visitors; use the “Save Draft” button to save for further editing. (See “Publish Options” for more info.)

To edit an existing page:

Clicking the Edit button at the bottom of the page you want to edit.

You can also:

  1. Go to your Dashboard and click “Pages” in the left sidebar menu.
  2. On the Pages list, click the title of an item to open it in edit mode.

Notice, when you place your cursor over the title of a page, links appear below the title:

Hover to reveal Quick Edit links under Page title

Hover to reveal Quick Edit links under Page title

  • Edit – Opens the page in edit mode
  • Quick Edit – Opens a quick edit panel, where you can change everything about the page except its actual content: you can edit the title, allow/disallow comments, assign password protection, and assign parent pages, templates, and change the page status.
  • Trash – Deletes the page
  • View – Opens the page