Eager to know the difference between Posts and Page?
WordPress has two types of contents. They are Posts and Pages. Many WordPress users often get confused between Posts and Pages. Though it sounds similar, they are absolutely different from each other. So, in this article, we will study what exactly is Posts and Page and how they are different from each other.
First of all, let’s get to know Posts and Page in detail.
Posts are basically the contents which come in chronological order on the front page or default blog page. For users who are bloggers and has created a blog based website then you can find their website with a high amount of posts on the front page. There will be a title of the posts, date and time of the posts when it was written. You will also find a comment box at the end of each post where anyone can write their comments and which will be displayed on the website.
If you are using WordPress as a blog, then you will end up using posts for the majority of your site’s content. Posts are content entries listed in reverse chronological order on your blog’s homepage. Due to their reverse chronological order, your posts are meant to be timely. Older posts are archived based on month and year. As the post gets older, the deeper the user has to dig to find it.
Pages are normally the static web-page that appears mostly in the navigation part of a website. Pages such as About, Services, Contact etc often come in WordPress themes by default. Unlike posts, the time and date of each page won`t be displayed on the website. Also, you won’t find any comment box on each page.
Generally, a page is that part of a website which showcases a log detail of a specific point related to the website. People often visit pages to learn about the company or an organization. Interestingly, the pages are hierarchical and users can create sub-pages for the parent page.
Now, let’s see the specific difference between Posts and Pages
- Posts are based on blogs while Page is a static page.
- Posts can be shared widely using social sharing options.
- Posts are generally categorized while Pages are uncategorized.
- Posts come in a single format while Pages can have their sub-pages( They are hierarchical).
- Posts is a part of RSS feedback while Pages are not part of them.
- Time and Date appears in all posts while Pages don’t.
So, there you go you can now easily spot the differences between Posts and Page. Hope this article will extend the knowledge of WordPress users.
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