In my post, I show you step by step how to edit the content of your website in WordPress. It is good practice to update old content and improve posts that are ranking.
You can access the edit mode to change your content from with your WordPress admin dashboard or directly from your website.
Let’s do that step by step.
- Accessing edit mode from WordPress admin
- How to access edit mode from your website
- How to change your existing content
- Updating changes made to your content
- Editing WordPress posts and pages video tutorial
Accessing edit mode from WordPress admin
First, sign in to your WordPress admin.
After signing in, you come to your WordPress admin dashboard. On your dashboard, look for ‘Posts’ in the main menu on the left.
To find all your posts in WordPress, click on ‘Posts’ in the main menu or ‘All Posts’ in the popup.
To find all your pages in WordPress, click on ‘Pages’ in the main menu or ‘All pages’ in the popup menu.
Now you have a list of all the posts on your website. To edit a post, find the title of the post, as you hover your mouse over the post title, an ‘Edit’ link will appear. Select the ‘Edit’ link.
How to access edit mode from your website
When you are logged in to your WordPress admin account, you will see a toolbar running along the top of your screen every time you visit your website.
To edit the page or post you are viewing, select ‘Edit Post’ from the toolbar.
Now you are in editing mode.
How to change your existing content
In the WordPress editor, you use blocks to create content. You can create a new block, edit an existing block, delete blocks, or move blocks up or down.
Create a new block
To create new blocks, click on the plus icon on the top-left.
Once you select the icon, a popup of available blocks appears. The blocks that are most used, appear first. To use other blocks, scroll down or use the search feature.
Move a block up or down
To move a block up or down. Click on the block you want to move and an up and down arrow will appear on the left.
It is possible to move multiple blocks at one time. Click on one block and then use the ‘Shift’ key with your mouse to highlight other blocks.
Use the move icon on the left to move the highlighted blocks.
Edit a block
To edit a block, click anywhere within the block.
Deleting a block
To delete a block, click anywhere within the block to access the toolbar. From the toolbar, click on the three dots on the right, then select ‘Remove block’.
You can remove multiple blocks by using the shift key with your mouse.
Updating changes made to your content
Once you have finished making your changes, select ‘Update’ on the top-right.
Once your post updates, you get a confirmation message.
Edit WordPress posts and pages video tutorial
You can edit your blog posts from your WordPress admin dashboard or from the toolbar when you are viewing your website.
You can edit, move, or delete blocks with ease. It is good practice to analyze older posts and ranking posts to keep the content fresh and relevant.
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