Pages vs. categories
My friend and I have set up a blog about our love of Disney. We made pages for all the “folders” we figured we wanted. Other than the initial post, we cannot figure out how to post administrator posts, not comments. Did we screw up and should they be categories and not pages. She uses a different site for her personal blog and I am new to blogging, so any suggestions or guidance would be great.
The blog I need help with is mickeynation.com.
(1) There is only one page we can post to in any blog and
(2) The static pages http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/ we create do not automatically update.
Only the dynamic pages like Archives, Categories and Tags created by the software when we publish a post will update automatically update with new posts.
By default the front page of the blog is the page 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.
We can also add other items into a custom menu like static Pages http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-pages but as I said above no static Pages will ever automatically update.
There are many common errors, misunderstandings and misconceptions when creating custom menus and there are some tweaks you can use to improve your custom menu as well.
Thank you… Will have to figure it out and reorganize.
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