Is there a difference between a page and a post? Can one do or say something that the other one can't?

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mickeyb123 Premium
Very simply:
A Post is the front page, the home page, the landing page, the one you want people to see first and there is usually only one.

A Page is many and varied and is often listed on the menu. It talks about all of the stuff you hinted at in the main post and is usually linked to it from that post.

Mickeyb
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NitaN Premium
Thank you so much. I have a better understanding of pages and posts.

Nita
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kmer6 Premium
Good afternoon to you Nita. Another way of looking at the differences between a page and a post are that pages are evergreen and posts are not.
In other words, a page that you write will be true and hold value for ages on your site. The seasons of the year or what political party is in control of the White House is irrelevant because a page will last for eternity and never change. A post, however, is not always true or may only be true for a little while, hence the reason you write and add posts at least once a week versus a page only every now and then.
Good question, I hope this helps in clarifying the differences.
Ken
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NitaN Premium
Thank you so much for the answer to my question!

Nita
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thriftymom Premium
You might like to read this training about Post and Page: Posts are your timely contents you put on your website. It has date and time when you wrote it.

A Page is a static page link on your website that is timeless.

Also, the difference of a Page from a Post is that you can create Sub-pages within a Page but you can not do it in a Post.

Hope this helps.

You might also like to visit my training about: Ces
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NitaN Premium
Thank you so much for the links to more information.

Nita
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thriftymom Premium
You're welcome, hope you'll like my trainings.
- Ces
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Phil-58 Premium
Hi there again
Some people have answered this question, already...so all I can add is that you can recieve commennts on to your posts from time to time
Cheers..........PB
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NitaN Premium
Thanks

Nita
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jtaienao Premium
Hi Nita,
A page is part of the main structure of your website. You can add things to your page but it will always remain a part of your site. A post is an article you write or add to support your website content or pages. You will constantly add new posts to your site.
Jerome
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NitaN Premium
Thanks for the information. Things are much clearer now.

Nita
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johnwnewman Premium
There is not much difference.
Generally, a post would be added to your blog roll, where a page is the basic structure of your site and probably in your menu.
This should explain more:
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NitaN Premium
Thank you for the information. I have a whole new perspective on posts and pages.

Nita
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TheBuilder Premium
For me a page is something STATIC and a post is something DYNAMIC. or rather CONSTANT and VARIABLE.
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Kipps Premium
And some post, if it is relevant as well, could be placed as pages. That means the same article will appear both as a post and a page.
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TheBuilder Premium
No, just leave it as a page. No need to post it as a post as well.
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NitaN Premium
Thank you so much.

Nita
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Kipps Premium
That is basically true. Thanks for your feedback. On my part. I have one post uploaded and then I felt that that post is a good content - a kind of timeless (STATIC) - so I decided that particular post should also be highlighted as a page as well so that my readers can find it more easily. That's the reason I said "some post if it is relevant" could be on both post and page.
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ETZEL Premium
Hello Nita,

See it like a human body !

The website is the body

The structure of your website is the skeletton !

The pages are the organs

The links are the vains

THE POST IS THE BLOOD !

IF THERE IS NO BLOOD IN YOUR VAINS YOU DIE !

IF THERE IS NO TRAFIC ON YOUR SITE IT DIES !

Greets Attila
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ETZEL Premium
No problem !

thanks for liking !
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NitaN Premium
WOW! That is a whole nother way of looking at it. Good answer!

Nita
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ETZEL Premium
AND THE TRAFIC IS THE AIR THAT YOU BREATHE
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jonsey41 Premium
Another thing is,
Creating Posts is what's going to rank your website within search engines, not so much the pages.
Using separate keywords for each post title you create depending what you want to rank for.
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NitaN Premium
OH thanks for that information.

Nita
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Loes Premium
A page is for timeless content, privacy policy, WA review, affiliate disclosure etc. for always on your website, and a post can become outdated or has to be revamped during the time it's active
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NitaN Premium
Thank you so much for that information.

Nita
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Nita, have a great day:)
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