How to create a WordPress blog post

Here’s a quick video on how to create your first blog post in WordPress. This is demonstrated using the classic editor.

Update: The latest WordPress editor released is called Gutenberg. Watch out for our new video tutorial on how to create a blog post using this editor.

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  • First log in to your WordPress dashboard.
  • Select the  menu item called Posts.
  • Select Add new.
  • On the post page, enter a title.
  • Start entering text in the text area below that.
  • To add an image, go to Media select your image, click on Insert into post.
  • Click on the image you just inserted. Click on the alignment icons left, right or centre .
  • Preview the page by clicking on View post.
  • You can save a draft of the post or just click on Publish  button (right-hand column) to publish it immediately.