WordPress began as a blogging platform. The main unit of a blog is known as a “post.” So, in WordPress, you have the ability to create posts, and to create pages.

Pages are for static content. There will most definitely be a use for traditional posts on your sites, but, initially, pages will constitute much of the content on department sites. It will be good to master page management to keep your site organized and easily navigated.

In this section, we will outline the features of Page management that are unique to the UMW.EDU WordPress environment. To start, for the basics, visit our video tutorial on Creating and Editing pages.