How to Create a Post Page & Add Media

Be sure your blog entries are Posts and not Pages. The following shows how to create a new Post on WordPress:

In your dashboard, go to “Posts” and then to “Add New”

Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 9.03.49 AM

Next, give your post a title, write the post in the text box, and upload/insert your picture. Once you finish, or at intervals throughout the composition process, hit the blue “update” button on the far right to save your progress.

Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 9.13.06 AM

 

Once you are finished, WordPress will automatically generate the blog post to the top of the feed:

Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 9.20.15 AM

Adding Media:

First click the “Add Media” button

Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 9.27.36 AM

Once in the “Media Library,” click “Upload Files” in the upper, right hand corner:

Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 9.27.52 AM

You’ll be taken to the “Select Files” screen where you can drag and drop the .png or .pdf OR click on “Select Files” and follow the prompts to upload the file of your choice in the same way you would attach a file to an email.

Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 9.28.09 AM

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *