WordPress Tutorials – Editing Posts/Pages

The page and post text editor are functionally the same. Information provided in this tutorial can be applied to editing the content of both pages and posts.

Begin by clicking on either the Pages button or Posts button in the dashboard, then click on either the title of the post you would like to edit or hover over the post and click Edit in the action menu.

To add text to the page or post, click where you would like the text to be entered and a cursor will appear, then begin typing. To make your text bold, highlight the word or words you would like bolded and then click the bold button in the text editor toolbar. To italicize, highlight the word you would like changed and click the italics button in the toolbar.

Your posts’ alignment can be quickly adjusted by highlighting the area you would like to align and using either the align right, align left or centered buttons listed in the toolbar.

The editor will give you a general idea of what your post or page will look like. However, to see exactly what your page will look like when published, click the Preview button or click Publish and your content will be updated to the site immediately.



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