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Adding posts to specific pages

  1. thelazycreative
    Member

    Hi clever people,

    I have no idea what a widget does or is, and am perhaps being a total eejit, but....
    is it possible to decide what page a post goes on? I wanted a seperate page for a particular subject, and the rest of my random stuff I'm quite happy with on the home page.
    Im using TwentyEleven.

    Any advice greatfully received.
    Thanks
    tlc

    The blog I need help with is thelazycreative.com.

  2. You cannot post to pages. Pages are static and sit outside the blog structure. With wordpress, you use categories to organize posts into subjects and then you can add those categories to your navigation using a custom menu.

    Staff have provided help for those who want to structure their blog like a website. > http://en.support.wordpress.com/using-wordpress-to-create-a-website/

    What’s critical is:
    (1) a clear comprehension of the differences between pages and posts > http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/
    (2) a clear comprehension of the fact that there is only one dynamic page in a blog for posts and we cannot post to more than that one page. But we can create the appearance that we have posted to more than one page.

    We organize our posts by assigning Categories to them. When we publish a post it automatically appears on the running page for posts and also on the Categories pages and Archives pages. Note: There must be one published post in each Category in order for there to be anything to display.

    A custom menu allows you to display Categories with drop-downs to sub-categories in tabs along the horizontal navigation where normally only Pages tabs are displayed. If you wish you can also include Pages with drop-downs to sub-pages and/or custom links in your custom menu as well. You are in charge of what appears in a custom menu. You choose the order in which to display any and/or all the foregoing in your custom menu. You choose which to display and which to hide. http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus

  3. I had the exact same query this evening. Some co-incidence. Thanks for answering it.

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