Chapter 4. Pages, Plugins, Image Galleries Menus, and More

You now have the blog part of your website fully under control. By now, you've probably noticed that WordPress offers you a lot more than simply posts, comments, and categories.

In this chapter, we will explore and control all of the other content types that WordPress already has. You'll be able to create static pages that aren't a part of your ongoing blog, bookmark links that will drive visitors to other websites, and add and manage built-in image galleries to display photos and other images. You'll also learn how to manage navigation menus and also add plugins, which will enhance the capabilities of your entire website.


At first glance, pages look very similar to posts. Both pages ...

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