I am about to start adding a lot of content tp my site. Some of it, of course, will be blog posts. No problem there. But some of it will be in different parent categories and child categories. For instance I have a parent category called Money - Hpw to make it. I don't want any content to go in that category.

I have one child category called Online Jobs and Opportunities - How to. I have another child category called How to make money at - Offline. If I write a post and assign it to a category it will appear in that category as well as others

I just wrote a test post a and assigned to to the Online Jobs and Opportunities - How to category. It appeared in that category as well as the blog roll, The parent category and the other child category. I see no way to stop this other than to make the content pages instead of posts. Any post I don't assign goes only in the blog roll.

I would also like for my reviews to go in the blog roll as well as the review category and nowhere else.

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RDulloo Premium
Blog posts will appear in your blog roll regardless of whether you assign a category for it or not. A page is more static, like a landing page it a sales page. Something that had a lot of content that you want to rank will be better off as a post. Just my 2 cents.
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zydegeaux Premium
Why would 'Google rank a page lower than a post if the content is the same?
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RDulloo Premium
Posts and pages each have their own usage.

Posts are based on timely publishing, which means that this is what google will look for. Google generally likes websites that are updated on a regular basis, that gives out a lot of information and those will mostly be posts, because that's what they are designed to do.

Pages are more for static information and are mostly not meant to have a lot of content on them and thus, might have limited SEO capabilities. I'm not saying that pages won't get ranked at all. Pages also get ranked, but not in the same way as a post using a long tail keyword would get ranked.

To be on the safe side and for the maximum chances of getting ranked better, it is best to go with posts.

The rest is up to you... :)
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Joezout Premium
Gotta love your fellow affiliates, WA always has the answers.
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MarionBlack Premium
This will help you understand how to use categories and tags
https://marionblackonline.com/categories-vs-tags/
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ChrystopherJ Premium Plus
The post I wrote might help you resolve this. Basically, you don't use the standard Blog Roll and you create a category for blog posts instead
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zydegeaux Premium
I have a blog category where only blog posts go. My home page is static and I am not using a sidebar. I'll look at your info when I get home
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Dorrie1 Premium Plus
Great question just reading comments learning
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