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  1. Hello - is it possible to create multiple 'Posts' pages? I'm currently in the process of setting up my site and I am not finding a way to achieve this with the free plan?

    I have a static homepage with my main menu set up as different categories. For example, Style and Beauty. I would like my posts with the Style category to be on the Style page and posts with the Beauty category to be on the beauty page.

    Is it possible to have multiple Posts pages and assign each one a different category?

    Thanks for your help!

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

  2. I believe what I post below may address your issue.

    This is a one or the other situation. You can create a static front page, and then a separate page for all your published posts. You can do that and the first step is to create two pages and then designate them appropriately.

    (1) All posts on the front page which is also called the home page and is the URL of the site by default.

    (2) Or a static front page http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/front-page/ and all posts on a different page. In that case you can create a Page for the Home page https://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/#create-a-new-page first, then create one for your Posts/Blog. Lastly, you designate a static front page.

    Optional - Create a blog page https://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/front-page/#optional-create-a-blog-page

    Dynamic category pages will automatically display all published posts that you have assigned to that specific category.

    By default the front page of a blog displays all published posts in reverse chronological order with the most recently published post on top. When we publish a post on WordPress software the software automatically creates the same entry in the Archives, and on the dynamic (automatically updating) Categories and Tags pages in accord with the Categories and Tags we assign to that post.

    Organizing posts
    Dynamic category pages https://en.support.wordpress.com/category-pages/ created by the software when we assign categories to posts are also not the same as static pages https://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/ we create.

    You can create a custom menu and include multiple dynamic category pages that automatically display the published posts assigned to the the specific categories in reverse chronological order.

    Assign categories to posts.
    Create a custom menu.
    Add the dynamic category pages to into the custom menu.

    You begin by assigning categories https://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/categories/ to your posts.

    So when we create custom menu and add the dynamic (automatically updating) category pages to that custom menu we create the appearance (not the reality) of posting to more than one page.

    You need to be aware that:

    1. There are differences between posts and pages described here
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/

    2. There are differences between static pages we bloggers create https://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/ that will not automatically update, and dynamic category pages created by the software when you publish a post which will automatically update https://en.support.wordpress.com/category-pages/.

    3. We organize posts by category assignment prior to publication. http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/categories/ and when we publish posts the dynamic category pages they automatically display on are determined by the categories we assign to them.

    So the process you need to use is:

    a. Assign Categories to your Posts. https://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/categories

    b. Create a custom menu https://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#1-create-a-custom-menu

    c. Add only the dynamic category page links into the custom menu that you want to appear in that menu https://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/view-all/#adding-category-pages and arrange them as you wish them to appear https://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/view-all/#changing-the-order-creating-sub-menus

    d. Create pages and sub-pages for static content, not for posts https://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/

    e. Add any custom links and other items like static pages and sub-pages into your custom menu
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/view-all/#adding-custom-links https://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/view-all/#adding-pages
    and arrange them as you wish them to appear https://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/view-all/#changing-the-order-creating-sub-menus

    Please see https://en.support.wordpress.com/customizer/

    We Volunteers do not request access to private sites. Staff can access them so we respect privacy settings and type modlook into the sidebar tags on the thread for a Staff follow-up. How do I get a Moderator/Staff reply for my question? https://en.support.wordpress.com/getting-help-in-the-forums/#how-do-i-get-a-moderatorstaff-reply-for-my-question

  3. P.S. Every theme has a detailed theme description page where set up instructions are found and live demo site. See https://wordpress.com/theme/dara and the live demo site link is found.

  4. ...there.

  5. Thank you for your very detailed reply - appreciate the help. I will follow your instructions and try to re-create

  6. Thank you for your very detailed reply - appreciate the help. I will follow your instructions and try to re-create

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