How To Add A New Blog Post In WordPress

Last Updated on June 4, 2021

Adding a new blog post in WordPress is usually one of the first things that users learn when they first start a WordPress blog or site. In this post, we cover three different ways on how to add a new blog post in WordPress step by step.

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Video Tutorial: How To Add A New Blog Post In WordPress


How To Add A New Blog Post In WordPress

The first thing you want to do is head on over to the WordPress dashboard.  Over on the left-hand side, you want to find the ‘Posts’ tab.  Hover over the ‘Posts’ tab and you will see ‘All Posts’ and ‘Add New’. Click on ‘Add New.’




You are now brought to the edit post page where you can begin creating your new blog post and making edits.




That was easy, wasn’t it?  That was one of the three ways you can add a new blog post in WordPress. Keep reading on to learn the other two ways.

Way Two: Adding New Blog Posts In WordPress

From the WordPress dashboard, you want to find the ‘Posts’ tab over on the left-hand side.  Hover over it, and you will see ‘All Posts’ as an option.  ‘Select All Posts’.




Once you select ‘All Posts’ you will see an add new button towards the top left of the page.  Select the add new button, and you can start adding your new post in WordPress.



Way Three: Create A Post In WordPress From An Existing Post

Let’s say you have already created a post or you are making edits to an existing post in WordPress. You will find towards the top of the edit post page an ‘Add New’ button. Select ‘Add New’ to add a new blog post in WordPress from that existing post.




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Final Thoughts

We hope this article helped you and showed you how to add a new blog post in WordPress.

Check out a related article we wrote on making a post private on WordPress.

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6 replies
  1. Guest
    Guest says:

    Hi just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the pictures aren’t loading properly.
    I’m not sure whyy but I think its a linking issue. I’ve trie it in two different internet
    browsers and both show the saje outcome.

  2. Guest
    Guest says:

    Hello are using WordPress for your blog platform?
    I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and set up my own. Do you need any
    coding knowledge to make your own blog? Any help would be really appreciated!


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