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Adding a Page in WordPress

As you build a website, adding pages in WordPress provides insight to your visitors about your website. This article will show you how to create and add a new page to your WordPress site.

Do you have a specific page you designed you want to copy or duplicate? It can be a great way to save time as you build your website. Learn how to duplicate pages in WordPress with this guide: WordPress Duplicate Pages: How To Create Them Manually and With a Plugin.


Note: Before you start, please log in to your WordPress Dashboard. See How To Login To WordPress Sites - WP Admin Access if you need help or a refresher to log in.

How To Add a Page in WordPress

  1. On the main menu, hover over Pages and then click Add New when the submenu appears.
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  2. This will bring you to the page editor. First, you will need to create a title for your page.
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  3. Next, you can add the content to your page. In the text editor, add in any text, images, video, or other media that you want to be included. Click the + icon to choose a block.
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  4. You can always preview how your page looks by clicking the Preview button in the Publish box.
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    Here is a quick walkthrough on how to preview it in Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile view.wp-preview-page-example

  5. Once you have finished editing your page, click Publish. This will immediately publish your page online. You can view it live on your site.
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As you add a page to your WordPress website, additional professional features on the page may be helpful as you build and add content to the page. To learn more about the features, view Bluehost 's blogs How to add pages and images in WordPress, and How To Create a Contact Us Page.

Tip: If you're new to WordPress or need a refresher, here are video walkthroughs published by our team to help you. Please visit this link: Learning WordPress with Bluehost.

How to Add a Page With WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor

  1. On the left sidebar of your WordPress dashboard, click Pages.
  2. Click the Add New button at the top to start creating a new page.
  3. By default, WordPress uses the Gutenberg Block Editor for new pages. You'll be presented with a clean slate and a prompt to add a title for your new page.
  4. Click on Add title and type in your page title. This could be anything relevant to the content you plan to add, such as About Us or Contact.
  5. Below the title area, click on the plus "+" button to add blocks to your page. This action creates a new block area and opens a sidebar on the left.
  6. In the Blocks sub-section of the sidebar, choose the type of content block you want to insert. Options include:
    • Text: Paragraphs, headings, lists, tables, etc.
    • Media: Images, galleries, audio files, etc.
    • Design: Page layout customization options like page breaks, spacing, etc.
    • Widgets: Tools extending page functionality such as calendars, archive menus, etc.
    • Theme: Widgets native to the active theme like contact forms, navigation menus, etc.
    • Embeds: Content from external sources like social media sites.
  7. After adding blocks, customize their content, formatting, and settings as needed. You can easily rearrange their positions within the page.
  8. From the Patterns sub-section, select pre-designed templates of blocks to insert into your page. Customize their design and text as required.
  9. On the right side of the editor's screen, adjust various page settings from the Page sub-section. Settings may include URL slug, comments options, visibility, etc.
  10. Once you've added content, customized blocks, and adjusted settings, preview your page by clicking the Preview button. If everything looks good, click Publish to make your page live on your website.
  11. If you're not ready to publish yet, you can save your page as a draft by clicking the Save Draft button.

Summary

This guide shows you how to add a page or several pages to your WordPress website to showcase your business or organization, promote your products or services, and attract visitors.

To further elevate your WordPress website, here are some valuable resources to guide you through the process.

If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us via Chat or Phone:

  • Chat Support - While on our website, you should see a CHAT bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of the page. Click anywhere on the bubble to begin a chat session.
  • Phone Support -
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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.

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