In this article, we will be discussing Posts and Pages in WordPress along with their similarities and differences. Usually, beginners at the start can be confused about when to use Posts or when to use Pages. By default, WordPress comes with two content types,: Posts and Pages. Both types are used for different purposes in WordPress.

What is Posts in WordPress?

Posts also referred to as Blog posts or articles are content entries that are listed in reverse chronological order on your website (newest content on top). Posts usually contains information or news and are uploaded frequently to keep them popular and interesting. It can also be organized based on categories and tags.

If you want to know how to add Posts in WordPress then please read our article on How to Add Post in WordPress.

What is Pages in WordPress?

Pages are static and are not affected by date. Unlike Posts, Pages are more of permanent fixtures of your site that hardly changes, for example, an About page, a Contact page, and a Home page are great exam. Pages don’t have published dates or an author. Also, they cannot be categorized like posts, but we can create a Parent page and a child page.

If you want to know more about Pages in WordPress then please read our article on Pages in WordPress.

Key differences between Posts and Pages in WordPress.



Below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding Pages and Posts.

Is there any limitation on the number of Pages and Posts one can create?
No, there is no limitation to the number of pages or posts.

Are there any SEO benefits over posts and Pages?
The search engine in fact likes content that is organized and timely but also gives importance to timeless content.

Is it possible to switch Posts to Pages and vice versa?
Yes, it is possible to switch by using plugins available for WordPress.


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