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Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read by Scott McNulty

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8. Working with Pages

When you create a page (either by clicking the Write a New Page button in the Dashboard or by clicking the Write link in the navigation bar below your blog’s title and then clicking Page), you’ll be struck by how similar the Page panel is to the Post panel.

Pages have the same basic structure as posts, consisting of a title and a body section. They list the authors of posts and can contain custom fields. They also can be password protected. The similarities end there, however.

Think of a page as a nonchronological post. Posts are moments in time; they flow across your blog like water across a riverbed. Pages aren’t tied to any particular time or date; they contain information that, though not necessarily static, isn’t ...

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