What is different between Posts and Pages in WordPress?

In WordPress, there are two main ways to add content:

  1. Posts
  2. Pages

Generally, steps to add article is similar and each has its own unique features with distinct differences and different targets during installation of WordPress.

Difference between posts and pages in WordPress



While creating a blog, you add your content in the form of articles and each article is published in the order.  It is up to you how you manage your post timing depending on the month and year of publication.

Additionally, you can also add categories and tag sections. This will help you to divide the blogs which were posted before and you are not able to categorize. WordPress offers two types to two types to access the content on the blog.

Difference between posts and pages in WordPress

You will find the latest articles published on the homepage of the website with the header, logo, important links and sidebar with widgets.

Moreover, you can also design your personalized homepage with the apprehend page, text, links and name it as the latest blog articles. Generally, these pages are targeted by the users and can be conversion point.

One of the crucial features of the blog is the capability to leave a comment. This will help to incorporate more conversation or discussion with the users of the blog.


The pages on the other hand, are the main attributes in content publishing. As it does not need a date of publication and it used to design a unique content that is more static. Some of them are explained below:-

  • Essential pages:- On the website, some pages are essential like Contact us, About, Frequently asked questions, Privacy policy.
  • Content pillar page:- You must have got confused with this title, right? It is nothing but a technique for designing an internal link and enhance the ranking in search engine.
  • Guide and tutorials:- When you plan to write an article with in-depth knowledge on any topic then the best option is to publish the page. Additionally, you can include the hierarchies of the pages by adding into the sub-title or categories.

For e.g., a page called “Web Hosting Services ” can have sub-pages, especially allotted to MilesWeb, that will indicate they offer the hosting services.

Web Hosting Services

In conclusion, you must have got a clear idea about the difference between blogs and pages. They both have their own unique features that make it very useful for the users to publish the content.

If you are planning to design a web page and not looking for a blog as of now then design a blog section and take benefits that all content publishing platform offers.

For this you only need to design a page called blog and URL will be like this:


After that in the Setting > Reading, select your home page and insert this blog page in the page entries. So by doing this, you can use your page as a blog too.

Now it’s time to publish your content!!

Author bio:-

Ekta Tripathi:- A passionate Digital Marketing Expert and Content Writer working with MilesWeb. I am passionate about writing blogs related to Information Technology and Digital Marketing. In my free time, I love to watch news channels, hang around social networking sites. If you are interested in knowing more about VPS hosting than visit: VPS Server Hosting

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