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OK guys, here it is. Posts vs Pages - the secrets revealed! I know this question gets asked A LOT. I tried to cover the most important points in this video. I remember when I started, I made a website with ONLY pages and no posts because I didn't know which was for what! LOL

For Newbies:

  • Pages are the basic structure of your site. You don't need to create many of them.
  • Posts are the majority of your work. This will be part of your regular schedule.

For Experienced Members

  • Think about how you want to organize your site
  • Structure will influence whether you choose posts or pages
  • Posts permalink structure may vary from pages link structure depending on how you set up permalinks. For WA blogs, both are the same. (/%postname%/)
  • Everything is fixable, if you do one or the other, it doesn't matter that much :)

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Any questions are welcome. Are you confuse? Leave both in the comments below!

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MichaelYi Premium
Good stuff! Thanks for clearing up some questions I had about this topic.
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Stakier Premium
By mistake I published my article as a page instead of a post. What can I do to correct this, if anything? Also, can you enter a page url into google analytics just like a post?
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onmyownterms Premium
You can just cut the text and then paste it in a post and delete the page (things aren't indexed real time, after all). And yes, you can enter a page URl into analytics as well.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
The is a WP plug in for this. Post Type Switcher. When I first set up a site I did a lot of what should have been posts as pages. This worked fine and I have never had any trouble with it.

But I don't make it a habit.
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Stakier Premium
Helen, Thank you SO much! I appreciate your help. And I'll be more careful in the future.
Have a great day.
Sherri
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Kerjackie Premium
Thank you so much for the training, it is full of great information.
Jacqueline
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mystyle Premium
Well said
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SusanHogan Premium
Can I delete the posts and re enter them as pages?
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ericcantu Premium
A lot of people will have different opinions on deleting posts and pages and so forth, but when your website is in its infancy, it's not a problem at all to delete something and start over. Personally, I'd just copy the content from your post and then paste it into a new page to make that changeover.
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Labman Premium
You can do that if you wish. The easiest way is to go into the text editor (top right corner of the editor) and copy all of the content including the formatting. Then create your page and paste the content you copied into the page. Takes just a few minutes.

You will want to make sure that what you are copying really belongs on pages.
Pages are for the long-term content like your Privacy Policy, About me and things that won't change. Posts typically have a shorter lifespan like reviews and opinion pieces.

Carson has a pretty good explanation here:
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SusanHogan Premium
Should About me be a page or a post?
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Labman Premium
Page
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SusanHogan Premium
I accidentally made all posts and no pages. How can I make them pages for my menu?
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ericcantu Premium
Don't worry, it's an easy fix. The easiest way is to just copy the post's content from your text editor and then create a new page and paste it :)
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STARREIRE Premium
Hi Nathaniel. Thanks for a great training. I am a newbie and got all the info I need at this stage. I did create a page yesterday and today I realised that it should have been a post. Now I have a solution. When I transition from a newbie to an experienced member, I will come back for more training! Thank you.
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Stella741 Premium
Hi Nathaniell, I am using a theme that has posts and it just looks like one long blogroll.

Would it be better to change them to pages unless the topics of each one is related?

I would like to make it easier on the eye design-wise.
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Labman Premium
Leave them as posts and categorize them on your site.
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ColleenF1 Premium
Thank you for this! One question, is it ok to link your posts to each other?
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Zarina Premium
If you are talking about internal linking (links within your website), then it's not only OK but it's very important to do so! Greatly improved your rankings.
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Nathaniell,
Thx and clear. Now I relax and ease to use page or post. By the way, I would need to ask you as an experienced soul about the recommended word number for post or page.

As I stated in my initial question, to suit Google-friendliness, it has been advised to up the word number to some 1000, this is too rigid to do. In my view, I would write as many as an article needs to deliver the message in an easy way for the audience. Is this okay? Would you please elaborate further if time allows you to do so. I would appreciate it.

Cheers,



James
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TaniaHersel Premium
Thank you for this. I have had a battle trying to work out what to post as Post or Page. Hopefully can go back and resolve my websites.
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wweb53 Premium
Thank you for your time to make this training video.
It helps out on what I was wondering about.
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Joyce122 Premium
This helps alot! Thanks for sharing!
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VandanaR1 Premium
does google have a preference if one posts vs posts on a page? Also, is there a way to link a post so it will go under a page?
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EddySalomon Premium
You should be using posts. Pages are better for one off things like about me, contact me, etc. Posts allow for interactions via comments which is what you want.
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VandanaR1 Premium
Ah! thank you so much for explaining that!
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abdul11 Premium
to me they are the same, yes there is a way Mr. paul explain this in his post
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome
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SantaFez Premium
Eddy gave a very good answer (which clarified it to me too BTW) =)
Cheers,
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm glad it helped.
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abdul11 Premium
glad about that
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ggee Premium
What are tags? Their purpose? Their benefit? Their uses? How do you determine what they should be? Pardon my ignorance, please.
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@RICH. Premium
You use tags to help visitors locate content when they use the search feature on your site.
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PatsyC Premium
You learn about tags in the Certification lessons.
You follow the lessons and learn these things along the way.

I see you are just on the first lesson. Take it step by step it's better that way.

You can also use the 'search for help' bar at the top for any questions you may have. You'll find a lot of information comes up.
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ggee Premium
Thank you, Patsy. I have found you are correct on the "step by step" thing. It's me getting ahead of myself and not knowing what the content is in the upcoming lessons. Now that I know the answer will be revealed, my anxiety has already decreased. Onward and upward!!!
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PatsyC Premium
Hi Ginger, you are welcome. I took notes for everything, they helped me with the tasks at the end and..I still refer back to them now months later.

Take your time like I did it doesn't take long it's only a few weeks not a full year of regular school :D

Once you are done, then you can start stressing. Kidding!
The lessons have the basics, once you are finished, you will learn with the community here. Ask questions, don't be shy and you will do well. I had very little computer skills trust me, I made myself do it. Go to my profile, scroll all the way down and on the right hand side under 'Follow Me On' you will see my website. Check it out, it's still new only 4 months old and I have lots of work to do on it.

If I can do it, so can you :D
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ggee Premium
Very good. Still not 100% clear. I made a site with 4 pages and 16 posts and want to know how to incorporate Adsense into my posts. I will watch the rest of the related vids to see if I can gain more clarity. If you know what I am trying to say, please let me know the answer, thank you.
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Majordesigns Premium
Thanks
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Aanaqtat Premium
This was good!!
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LMW Premium
Ok!
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JHall1 Premium
Thank you for the training Nathaniell. It actually helped me with another issue with the appearance of my site.
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deannamego Premium
Great video. I have a lot of content and this helped clarify the difference between the two ways of getting the content on your website.
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LindsW Premium
Thanks nathaniell for this video. I found it very useful!
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Ayelet Premium
Awesome, thank you
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franklingut Premium
Great video! Thanks. There is something I did not understand: If I set a Post as Sticky so that always be as my Home Page, that makes my site to get more or less traffic?
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Zarina Premium
It depends on whether your post is ranked well in Google and has traffic coming - it doesn't depend on whether or not it's a front page (home page). You can choose to stick a post you like if for example you share your website link in the social media and first thing people see when clicking your link is the stickied post. :)
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franklingut Premium
Thanks you Zarina! I'm your follower now.
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Zarina Premium
Likewise :)
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turk6878 Premium
Thank for such an informative video. Keep up the Great Work.
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Hbimbassis Premium
I wish I had seen this training earlier... I am newbie and confused a page with a post... I have written a whole bunch of content on this page with comments realizing now it should have been a post... How do I transfer without losing comments?
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BonifaceDjou Premium
This is a great training. Thank you Nathaniell for your contribution.
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Buchok121314 Premium
Useful and awesome training ;-)
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WTucker1 Premium
thanks so much for sharing this
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mizrarocks Premium
AND I CAN CREATE ANYTHING ONPOST? OR HAS TO BE RELEVANT TO MY NICHE?? AND CAN I PROMOTE ON POST?
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ericcantu Premium
Your posts definitely want to be relevant to your niche. And yes it's through these relevant posts as you build traffic that you can promote and ultimately turn your traffic into revenue.
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mizrarocks Premium
so page is what basically goes on where it says HOME?
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ericcantu Premium
Most of the time, pages you create will be linked to from your main menu. They are like main sections of your site you want to direct your readers to. Home is the main page for your site that people get to when they type in your url.
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ELaNere1 Premium
Thank you....I really needed this because I'm working on my very first website & this was a question I had....is it a page or post.

Very helpful.
Eve
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Angelxo Premium
This video was very helpful! Thanks so much!!
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Leotabasque Premium
Thank you Nathaniell for this training. This gives me a better understanding of the difference between a post and a page.
I found this to be very useful and easy to understand.
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vangiemc Premium
Wow! That is what I needed. I've been fairly confused between the difference between pages and posts and your session helped me understand a wee bit better. I guess now I need to think what I want is key cornerstone pages for my menu. Thanks Nathaniel.
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Marcel92 Premium
Thank you, Nathaniel, for the excellent training.

Marcel..
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Jpmartel Premium
A website with pages only? seriously ? LOL :)

Great training and since I liked your training so far I am going to follow you

Cheers
Jp
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Bill2017 Premium
Thanks this solved my problem. My menu now references both pages and categories. Very nice
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ELaNere1 Premium
Thanks Nathaniell for this great information. I just didn't know what I was doing with pages & posts. Now I can continue moving forward.

Thanks again.
Eve
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shawn2 Premium
Hi Nathaniell, Hey just wanted to say great video. For me, yes absolutely confusing! But that;s just me and all that aside, well presented...

Thanks, I'm sure it will be very useful in the future...
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LeonardG Premium
Thanks nathaniell for great job! Clear explanation on very useful info about website basic structure, widgets, and posts vs pages. Very nice and good blog!
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Kismet12 Premium
I wished I had watched this in the beginning as I was setting up my pages. Good job explaining everything.
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rhondac12 Premium
Thanks Nathaniell, You have been such a help to me. Have a great day!
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Nursepreneur Premium
This information was very helpful. Thanks, Nathaniell.
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luigiblack91 Premium
Very nice tutorial, i've been confused with this for a while now. This cleared it up nicely, thanks.
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Niyigiree16 Premium
Thanks Fledet, it is helpful to me. Have a great day.
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Sharonjo Premium
Thanks Nathaniell for the clarification, it has been a great help.
Sharon
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AkramK Premium
"I made a website with ONLY pages and no posts because I didn't know which was for what!"
This is exactly what I am doing now, thanks for sharing. Akram
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Niyigiree16 Premium
Much appreciate Nathaniell.
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cleansegirl Premium
Thanks for this. I may have commented before as this is my second time watching it. It is helpful.
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suzzziq Premium
Thanks so much for the tutorial! It can be confusing when you're just starting out!
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QFIntrepid Premium
I was wondering how I will end up figuring this out. Now I have a clear idea. Awesome.
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Newfie Premium
When I started to build my first websites I didn't understand this very clearly. I had an 'aha!' moment when I realized that Posts are on your Pages. I think of it like this: A newspaper has pages, and the pages have posts, or articles. Once I realized that I could get a better mental idea of how they worked on the website.
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Nothando1 Premium
Awesome tutorial. Very helpful! Thanks so much!
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Brian914 Premium
Great tutorial Nathaniell. I went to look at your website at www.thehomebrewsite.com but was told it couldn't be reached. Do you still have that website?
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DP78 Premium
very useful, thank you
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Otnielo Premium
Very useful, thank you.
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banpaya Premium
Thanks for that. really helpful. was stuck for sometimes.
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eddieviray Premium
Nice posts. It added informations that will be used in my journey. Thanks.
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Tribefitgirl Premium
Hello! Thank you so much for this video. I'm struggling on how to get post categories up as header tabs on the navigation bar, like Nathaniel's "My Beer"
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Tribefitgirl Premium
Accctually, I think I figured it out - I went into my Menu and create a category, added it to my menu, and then made my relevant post a subcategory under the category. I welcome your insight on this though!
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Rich908 Premium
Thanks for that
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Oma07 Premium
My eyes have opened from these tutorials...
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JMaston Premium
Thanks for the info. I'm just getting started so this will be very helpful. Jan
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vibol168 Premium
Thank Nathaniell. Your video is really useful for me to understand clearly between Post and Page.
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DawnWray Premium
Thanks for this Nathaniell. Everyday I think I have the post v page thing sorted in my head and then I get confused again! I think I am getting there now. Going to have a play around with my site.
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pitin Premium
Hi Nathan,

I have only been here for 4 months and I have 35 pages and 5 posts. I'd appreciate it if you can help me take a look at firsttimeparentguide.com because I believe most of the contents I have so far are "evergreen" therefore I use pages for them. But I am definitely changing my reviews to post. Any advice? Thanks!
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SusanAL Premium
Hi, saw you question so I thought I'd share a recommendation.

I've read that one should shoot for 12 pages of cornerstone content (i.e. evergreen). Other content you write that you feel is important can be kept fresh in your visitors eyes by providing links to it. For example, you write a "Post A" and know it's something that is important, almost like evergreen content. As you write other posts, you can link back to "Post A" if the information in this older post is relevant in the new post.

Hope that was clear enough. Good luck!
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pitin Premium
Still trying to digest. Thank u!
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SusanAL Premium
I know. It's tricky. It took me forever to figure out the difference between posts and pages in the beginning. Then the light bulb just went on one day. Keep at it, clarity does come. =)
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LenaMiglena Premium
Thank you for this training! I definitely need some help on figuring out if I should use posts or pages and how to actually do it right on my new web site...
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mbouteiller Premium
Thank you Nathan!! I appreciate very much!!
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Greensleves Premium
Very helpful video!! Thanks for the insight!
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OldMCSEGuy Premium
One of the better training videos I have seen at WA
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Hairypawter Premium
Great tutorial video! Thanks nathaniell, you answered some of my questions :) My question now is, how do I make my Menu's Page(s) with Archives lists just like what you have (Archives for the "Articles" Category - at video time 08:50) ? Hope I make sense.

Thanks!
Susan
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Boothe Premium
I'm not sure what you mean, but if you have the "latest posts" widget it will automatically "archive" older posts on your site. Is that what you mean?
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Andreethib Premium
Merci! For all this insight!
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JeffBoivin Premium
Thanks !
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DGrant Premium
Wow - I learned so many helpful things here. Thank you. Deeply. You made it so much easier for me.
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wmike Premium
Can you tell some examples which content should be on pages or posts?
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Nuggie Premium
They are the same. Pages will be listed at the top of your site, and posts generally will be in the blog roll on the home page. They act exactly the same - they just appear in different places.
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wmike Premium
Thanks. That could be exactly the point. We don't want something appear in the wrong places or not appear as expected. Sorry for the noob question.
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eenashay1985 Premium
So I don't have to do posts? I prefer pages.
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CeesStapel Premium
Great info and really helpful
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Tirolith Premium
The best video on Wordpress I have ever come across. Thank you.
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Chuck101 Premium
great info Nathaniell
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greenwoodtam Premium
Thank you so much for that training on post and pages. Very helpful!
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mbani Premium
bookmarked! great training
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jphe Premium
thank you for prompt reply,
As it is easy to change I will carry on for now.
Thanks again
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DaniellaL Premium
Hi!
I have my Reviews Category in the Sidebar, reviews go there as well as recent posts sidebar. I have a Reviews page on the top menu, how do I link it to my reviews category in the sidebar?
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jvranjes Premium
When you publish something you set it into certain category, so it will be in the sidebar. Then you put it also into main menu as submenu item. If it is a post it will also appear in blog roll. There is nothing more to be done.
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DaniellaL Premium
Yeah, I figured it out, I did not know that I had to add it to submenu and when I did, it was all over my menu as title pages. I had to redo it and move submenues to the right of the box. Ah.
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shaine99 Premium
Thanks for the video and post! it was helpful.
Stainer
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HPearson Premium
Can anyone help me please!! I too am confused about the difference. I've only been following my training, and there's just been talk of pages, no explanation of posts.

I figured pages were for static info - about me, privacy policy, FAQs and product reviews, while all my articles should really be posts.

Would anyone mind having a look at my 2 sites, which only have pages, and let me know where all that content should really be?

I don't like there being no posts, so the first page people see says nothing is found.

Thanks. Hindy

http://caringforaseniordog.com/
http://cratetrainingyourpuppy.com/
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Juneyo Premium
The way I see it, it looks like you haven't created a single post. All you've done is create content on your pages. You can make some of the contents of your health page as posts. You don't have to place everything on your pages, though because it makes your pages look like an article =)
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SimonBorg Premium
Yes you are right pages are for static information, and there is 'nothing found' showing on your site because you have not posted anything, as soon as you publish a post it will show on your home page as a post.
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HPearson Premium
Hi Simon, thanks. Yes I know nothing shows because there are no posts. Only learned about pages so far in training, and all my articles are under pages. Should I get rid of my pages and turn the articles into posts? Here are the sites if you can let me know if that's what I should do that would be great. http://cratetrainingyourpuppy.com/ and
http://caringforaseniordog.com/
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HPearson Premium
No I haven't created a single post, because training so far only talked about pages, so every article is under a page with no unique url. Shall I just have static pages about me, FAQs, privacy... delete my page and turn all those articles into posts?
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Juneyo Premium
No, don't do that. I see you've already got comments on your pages so don't delete it because you may lose your ranking. Those pages have been indexed on Google. You can cut some of the contents on your pages and make it into a post but I think this is a bad way. You can just create a new post though.
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HPearson Premium
Great point. I think I'll keep writing articles under those pages, but like you say, use a bit of content to create posts. Will it take traffic away from me if I talk about/or link to other sites for relevant info?
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Juneyo Premium
No, I don't think so. Rather than writing articles under those pages, you can create a category page for your post and put it under those pages.
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SimonBorg Premium
Hi HPearson
You should not change already published pages into posts, just leave them as they are, but write all future articles as posts.
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zamros Premium
Thanks Nathaniell for this great tutorial!
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jpotto Premium
Hi Nathaniell.

In your video "The Differences Between Posts & Pages" you added a couple of categories which puts the latest blog on the home page but it also adds it to one of the menu items. In the video you describe it as a mini blog roll.
If I do the same, the category (with the same name as the menu name) only show in the side bar but the post did not go to the menu.
If I click on the name under the categories it shows the blog but not under any of my menu items, it just goes to a different page.
Is that a theme issue or are there some settings I missed?
Thank you.
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GarySkoglind Premium
Hi. You will need to add your categories to your menu. Just like you can add pages to your menu, you can add categories. This is what my menu looks like. This is in Appearance -> Menus in WordPress.

http://take.ms/fctl1

The categories are on the left, under Pages.
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jpotto Premium
Thanks Gary. That helped.
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SvenA Premium
Fits perfect into my current lessons! My first pages are the next thing to do! Thanks for the info.
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ricksr Premium
Thanks Nathaniel for this informative video

Rick
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leonard3 Premium
I GOT IT.
THAT'S SAYING SOMETHING AS I'M NOT GETTING A LOT OF WA.
LEN
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DFralin Premium
How do you make a video like this, like how do you show others what you are doing on your laptop?
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JohnnyPvt Premium
You use screen recording based software like Camtasia and such. You'll need a mic to record audio. There are audio only recording software as well. And then there is video editing software which is optional if you want high quality videos. Cutting video and audio pieces together along side adding specific effects.
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mwanzaw2002 Premium
Hey Nathaniel
william here. When I do product reviews and save the work it doesn't show as work that has just been done like the posts do. I've been doing a lot of product reviews but I'm afraid when people visit my homepage they won't know unless they press the reviews button. How can I make this stand out as well from fromm landing pave?
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WKelly15 Premium
@mwanzaw 2002 Reviews are generally done on posts. They are date stamped. Pages are used to display static information like your about page for instance.
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pahr53 Premium
Thanks Nathaniell,

This clears up some questions I have been running up against. This is a great help. What is the theme on that brewing site? I really like that one!

Paula
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msh2501 Premium
Thank you for the information, Nathaniell.
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ROMANOP Premium
great stuff nathaniell
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lynnray Premium
This answered my questions about pages and posts perfectly. Thanks!
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mjdimarco Premium
Super info. thanks
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JaymeS2 Premium
Thanks for the helpful info - just what I needed.
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YvetteH Premium
Excellent tutorial Nathaniell, I did not know about adding a post as a menu item! Excellent.
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larryf20865 Premium
Thanks nathaniell
Where's your one on Tags?
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larryf20865 Premium
Thanks nathaniell
Just saw the video and help me understand a lot more
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sam047 Premium
thanks for the vid !!!
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kiliwia62 Premium
Great video thanks for sharing, appreciated.
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Adeng Premium
Thank you so much, Clear:)
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DWestbury Premium
Thanks Nathan very helpful, going off to sort it now...
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MarkusSA Premium
Thanks so much Nathaniel for the linked training, I was going to ask these same questions but thought I would check first for any training. Training was very easy to understand. Markus
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JohnBishop Premium
Thank you for this. It is a help! New to WP and was starting to get confused at the different behaviors of a page vs. post.
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jolier Premium
Thanks for the clear video. I watched this when I first started and thought I understood it, but ended up getting confused later on anyway and it's only now that I come back and re-watch it that it's all sinking in.

Nathaniell, a site might have a heap of different pillar articles (most people here seem to be saying write at least 1 per week), so wouldn't you end up with too many pages to keep your site orderly, if you were to write your pillar articles as pages? I see some disadvantages to writing pillar articles as posts as they can get lost in the blog roll, so I'm not sure which way to go. Any suggestions?
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nathaniell Premium
It doesn't really matter that much. You can add any post to a custom menu or sidebar, so you lose nothing there.

Any page you create won't appear on your blog roll, but no post is there for long anyway.

Premium themes allow for comments on both pages and posts, so that doesn't matter much. So you've then just got a few things like where your theme allows pages to be (featured pages), or other things like sticky posts, but again, there's always a work around.

It won't break your site or business to do one or the other, so just do what you think is right (lots of pillar articles is fine), and you can refine your strategy as you grow your business.
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Szokie Premium
where did they tell you to make a blog page and a home page? I never heard that. My home page and blog page are mixed up.
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Damien-P Premium
If you have a decent structure of categories and articles, it can be a good idea to have a static page set. (One that is customized with your relevant categories and important posts on your website)

Those without much content is best to leave your home page as your blog roll (Short previews of your articles).
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judebanks Premium
In WP, the default setting in WordPress is to make the blogroll your front display page and people will arrive on your blog when they use the main URL: http://yourdomain.com - Some people refer to this as the 'home' page.

Having a static page called Home is optional. You can create a page and call it "Home" or "Welcome" or anything you like. Then if you want people to arrive at that page instead of your blogroll, you can change it in the Settings:

Settings > Reading - choose "Posts" or choose a Static Page.

~Jude
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AngelMom22 Premium
Hi Nathan, I have checked your video and I have been working with my post to get it to post but I still get an error message and/or it can't find what I am looking for. Please help as I am finished with my website but no post are posted...http://www.childcarenannies.com. Thank you, Frances
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BrooklynPhil Premium
I got the Basics, the For Newbies stuff.
From there on, I think I just got more and more confused. My fault I am sure, you certainly sound like you know what you're doing. I couldn't follow you at all. I'll save this and come back to it when I'm a little further along with my lessons, and then go to your Linked Training.
Thanks
PS, the video didn't play on Chrome I had to go to Safari to view it.
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Andrew917 Premium
Very good lesson that I will refer to from time to time.
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SCW13 Premium
This is the best explanation of all that I have read. Thank you so much for taking the time!
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CoconutMeado Premium
This clarifies things. I was confused about "posts" and "categories" and "pages". Thank-you
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newy219 Premium
Wow, this is a lot of good information. Once I get further along I will be going back to this for sure.
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anechka Premium
Thank you Nathaniell, it is getting more clear now
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Dreams4real Premium
That was awesome, Nathaniell. Thanks so much for that explanation. I really appreciate it.
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MasterEd Premium
POST get indexed like pages/web sites? I saw a glimpse in your video of the post you were working on and how it was displayed like a website after someone searched on the keyword. So the advantage of posts is that traffic can come to it as if it was a website without actually visiting you site? I am understanding this right or did I miss something?

So after you setup you main pages - everything else should be a post? You can add post as sub menus?
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nathaniell Premium
Post and pages are displayed exactly the same. Post can be added into sub menus via custom links in your custom menu area.
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bingopauls Premium
Edwin I can only speak from my recent experience. I found myself(post) on a google page 1. Not the website but the post. And its a siterubix.com site also So yes a post can get indexed also and my picture is on it so authorship must still be alive.
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MisterWailor Premium
Each page and post rank separately, depends on what key words you put on it. A visitor can click to your website following a page or a post. So the do not always come through the home page.
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MasterEd Premium
Thanks - That's helps - so pretty much do posts after main structure pages are created?
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MasterEd Premium
Cool - thanks
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MasterEd Premium
Thanks - i will review that class,
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cena1975 Premium
Hi Nathaniell! How often should schedule blog post?
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crp2511 Premium
nathaniel is a master blogger, I noticed that he does 3 or 4 a week, which is a lot but obviously gets results!
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nathaniell Premium
It depends on the niche. For my beer site, about 1-2x per week, but it's a slow project for me. For my bootcamp site, every day. About 3-4 per week is good.
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cena1975 Premium
Thanks Nathaniell! I try to schedule 3x a week for bootcamp site.
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Marc5 Premium
I first went to categories, then went to menus and added the blog category to menu BUT the blog category isn't showing up in the menu with about, contact etc. It's showing up in the category section.
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Marc5 Premium
@MisterWailor yes I chose blog but the problem is the blog isn't showing up on my menu where contact etc is present. The blog is showing up in the category section
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MisterWailor Premium
Need to go to Appearance -Menu - and add the blog in the menu.
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Marc5 Premium
@MisterWailor just did that but it's showing up in category instead on my menu. I would like to have home, about, contact, reviews, blog on my menu. And when I want to post a product review to have to go under reviews and when I post blog stuff to have it go under blog.
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MisterWailor Premium
When you post, did you choose the blog category on the right hand side?
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Marc5 Premium
Good video. My question is how did you create the article page as an example in which you're able post under the page?
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MisterWailor Premium
1. create a new category.
2. go to Appearance - Menu - and add the category in the menu you wanted.
3. when you create the post, mark it to the category you created, then it will appear under the menu page.
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mrpeter Premium
Thank you for this Nathaniell!
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Maksim Premium
Thanks for sharing really helped me!
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leevic44 Premium
Thank you for creating this additional training.
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Hemmer Premium
Great video :))
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richard49 Premium
Thanks! I was just wondering if I should add more pages or not. This answered my question
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Disdesire Premium
Very smart to create this training material
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Thank you!!! This video made things so much easier!
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Cameron93 Premium
http://www.gamespot.com/reviews/ Is there anyway my pages can be like this?
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superspike19 Premium
How can you change a post to a page, and vice versa?
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nathaniell Premium
This can be done, but requires a bit of coding. At the end of the day, it's not worth the time most of the time.
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superspike19 Premium
Google frowns upon duplicate content, but is there a bad way to transfer content from a page to a post and vice versa? Can I just copy it to the new format and delete the old one, or is there a better way?
Thanks,
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nathaniell Premium
You can create a new post/page, copy the content over, then create a 301 redirect from the original to the new. You might lose some ranking, but if it's absolutely necessary, then this is a possible solution.
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sch Premium
Are the little blog rolls part of your theme or do you do something different to create that?
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nathaniell Premium
which little blog rolls? The one on the home page or in the side bar?
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sch Premium
The boxes with the pictures on the main part of the page with a preview and a read more button
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MmmmBalf Premium
Some themes have the option to show each post as an excerpt with the read more button or as a full post. Images with the excerpt are again theme dependant. Check your theme settings to see if there's a post excerpt setting.
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gitanka UK Premium
I like your helpful videos! Thanks!
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MrElcabong Premium
very helpful indeed
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mlsmith45 Premium
Great info, even better music!! haha
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AntoniOom Premium
Hi Nathaniell. Usefull info. Helped me a lot. Thanks, regards Antonius
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Pauric Premium
Thank you Nathaniell. You are a great teacher. Hopefully you will give us some more trainings.

Every blessing
Pauric
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Renewal Premium
Great and clear information. Thankyou
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martaymore Premium
excellent post!!! or page??? LOL... will never get confused again, thanks :)
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khabari Premium
Thanks Nathaniell. A much needed training. It did cleared up some confusion for me. Looking forward to viewing your next training.
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AnnieB Premium
Thanks Nathaniell. Looking forward to viewing your training on linking.
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fireyphnx Premium
great, concise and simple .... superb job done Nathaniell : )
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6packJim Premium
Thanks nathaniell, great information! Cleared up some confusion for
me.
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DoubleTap Premium
Definitely one of your best thus far... wishin' this was around 6 months ago!!! Thank ya' Nathaniell. excellent job!
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jespinola Premium
Awww thank you Nate. This training is your fault! :)
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Angelsway Premium
Thank you. Im gonna save this.
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talimont1 Premium
Thanks - great training Nathaniel!
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Bill67 Premium
Great job. Thanks for your training info.
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TJ7774 Premium
Great post and video!
Thank you for putting the additional links.
The internal linking I was confused about but that cleared it up. Thank you!
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Eddie C Premium
This is definitely a question asked often from newbies and you've done a great job in clarifying it in simple terms.
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Trialynn Premium
This is great. I do remember this being one of my major questions when I first began working on webpages/posts.
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Carson Premium
This is a great addition to the training Nathaniell and will help many folks as this is a very common question. I have added this to the "Everything WordPress" classroom :)

Cheers,

Carson
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nathaniell Premium
Sweet! If I knew that beforehand I would have done my hair and put on some makeup :)
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pesurfmayr Premium
Thanks for clearing things up.
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success2010 Premium
I will keep coming back to this often. Thanks for a great video. BTW your website is awesome, love the theme. May I ask which theme you are using? Thanks again.
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nathaniell Premium
It's a theme called Norin. Actually, I really dislike it, and don't recommend it! This was a project of mine that crashed and burned. But the ghost town of a website makes awesome training ground because I was a real site that I was trying to make money from, not just a "test site".
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Crystal2010 Premium
Very good
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georama Premium
Your training is always clear and simple to understand
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Yogie Premium
Great training, thanks..
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southpaw93 Premium
Thanks Nate!
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rufat Premium
Thanks Nathaniell. Very helpful.
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TheGryphon Premium
So, how do I get my posts to show up on my pages?

j/k :D

Very helpful :)
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nathaniell Premium
lol
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pesurfmayr Premium
J/k, once you publish your post it's all part of your website. If you are talking about posts within the community, I would try to copy and paste them into your website. See if that works. Hope I was helpful.
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nathaniell Premium
@pesurfmayr ...um, I think j/k means "Just Kidding" in this case. The :D thing is a smiley.
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BIS Premium
This is music to my ears. Really great Nate. Just what's needed.
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nathaniell Premium
How did we last so long without one of these, lol. Thanks for watching :)
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