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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Adding content to your site

If you're migrating from a static site, you may well have content from that to import to your new site. Or you may have been running a blog or site on another platform whose content you want to import.

Before we can start importing content, you need to know what kinds of content WordPress uses.

Types of content in WordPress

WordPress uses three main content types:

  • Posts: These are your blog posts or news articles, which you add regularly. You can access them via the Posts admin menu.
  • Pages: These are static pages such as your content page and "about us" page. Your home page could either be a static page or a page listing all of your latest posts (we'll see how to set that up later on).
  • Attachments: These are images, PDFs, ...

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