This ‘Editing Posts & Pages’ tutorial covers:

  • Locating the Page and Post Editors
  • Adding text to a ‘Page’ or ‘Post’
  • Basic format options
  • The ‘Visual’ editor
  • The ‘Preview Changes’ button
  • Pushing updates live

To access the page or post editor click on ‘Page’ or ‘Post’ in the WordPress dashboard and then click on the title of the page or post you would like to edit or hover over the title and click ‘Edit’ in the action menu.

To add or edit the text, click where you would like the change to take place and a cursor will appear will appear–begin typing. Access basic formatting features like ‘Bold’, ‘Italics’ and alignment options from the toolbar of the ‘Visual’ editor.

To see how the page will look before updating the site you can click the ‘Preview Changes’ button or click ‘Update’ and the site will be updated immediately.