In this post, I will show how to make a blog page for your WordPress website. It is a very simple and easy process and if you got 5 minutes I will show you. Note that in order to have a blog page, you will need to have a website first. Click here to find out how to create a website in 5 minutes!
The first thing you want to do is to get into your website dashboard.
Step 1) From here, you need to hover your mouse on the left menu over the Posts feature. A secondary menu will pop up and you will need to click on Categories.
You need to create a category first. Therefore, once in categories complete the Name field with Blog, the slug(which is the URL) field with blog and don’t select any parent category.
The parent category means that you already have a category made such as Earn Money online and now you want to create a specific page for posts that are reviews of different Surveys. This is not our case. We want a blog category with no parent. Leave the Description field empty and click on Add New Category.
Hover your mouse over Appearance and click on Menu. If you don’t have a menu already, create a menu. At the top of your screen. you should see two options: Edit Menus and Manage Location. Click on Manage Location and at the primary menu select the menu that you created, click save changes and go back to the Edit Menu tab.(*This is for those of you that didn’t had a menu until now).
You can add a few pages that you created(click here to learn how to create a page) to your menu, for example, an About Me page and then you have to click on Categories, select your category and click Add to Menu. Feel free to drag the Blog category under your About Me page in order to pop out when you hover the mouse over the About Me page on the website.
Once you added all the pages that you want, click on the Save Menu(2) blue button.
Now you have the blog page, but if you will check the website it won’t show any post on it. Why? Because your posts aren’t included in that category yet.
So what you need to do now is to go to the Posts, select those posts that you want to be featured on that page and on the right menu click on the Blog category and then click save.
That’s it. Now you are having a blog page. Unfortunately, you will have to do the same procedure with all of your posts. You can’t create pages that will show up on your blog page. If you would look closer when you will try to create a page, you won’t find the option to assign a category to it.
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