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How to move a post to a different page?

  1. awhimsicalpixie
    Member

    How do I move a post to a different page on my blog? From Home to a different section page.

    The blog I need help with is awhimsicalpixie.wordpress.com.

  2. The answer to your question begins with the fact that pages and posts http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/ are not the same but please read on.

    Among the most common misconceptions is that bloggers fail to understand is
    (1) there is only one page we can post to in any blog and
    (2) the static pages http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/ they create do not automatically update.

    Only the dynamic pages like Categories, Tags and Archives created by the software when we publish a post we that we have assigned Categories and Tags too will update automatically update with new posts.

    By default the front page of the blog is the post that displays all posts in your blog. Though there is only one dynamic page in a blog for posts (not pages) http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/ and we cannot post to more than that one page, we can create the appearance that we have posted to more than one page.

    We organize posts by assigning categories to them. You can create a custom menu and add the dynamic categories pages into the custom menu.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/categories/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-category-pages
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#changing-the-order-creating-sub-menus

  3. awhimsicalpixie
    Member

    Thanks! Knew about categories but was unaware of pages. Tell me, when should one create a new page? or for what purpose?

  4. A static page is meant to be used for content that rarely changes. Example here > http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/about/
    A static page can also be used as an index page to assist visitors to find content in your blog that's located deeper that the front page.
    Example here http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/basic-blogging/
    A static page can be created and the Archives shortcode can be used on it to create a master index to all posts. Example http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/sitemap/

  5. awhimsicalpixie
    Member

    great ideas! Thanks! :)

  6. You're welcome. Note that there are many common errors, misunderstandings and misconceptions when creating custom menus and you can read about them here. > http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/custom-menus/

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