Edit WordPress posts and pages How to guide
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How to edit the content of your WordPress site guide

In my post, I show you step by step how to edit the content of your website in WordPress. After you publish a post, it is good practice to update dated content or improve content that is starting to rank.

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.

How to access edit mode from WordPress admin

First, sign in to your WordPress admin.

WordPress admin log in

After signing in, you come to your WordPress admin dashboard. On your dashboard, look for ‘Posts’ in the main menu on the left.

Access edit mode from WordPress admin

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.

Select 'Edit' to change your content

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.

Access edit mode from your website blog post or page

To edit the page or post you are viewing, select ‘Edit Post’ from the toolbar.

Select 'Edit post' from the toolbar

Now you are in editing mode.

Edit post window

How to change your existing content

Now you can edit your post. In the new WordPress editor, you use blocks to create your content. You can create a new block, edit an existing block, or move existing blocks up or down.

To create new blocks, select the plus icon.

Create a new block in WordPress

To move a block up or down. Move your mouse over the block and an up and down arrow will appear on the left.

How to move a block up or down

To edit a block, click anywhere within the block.

How to edit a block

Once you have finished making your changes, don’t forget to select ‘Update’.

Save your changes by selecting update

Once you have finished making your changes, don’t forget to select ‘Update’.

Save your changes by selecting update

That is how you edit posts and pages in WordPress using the new editor.

Edit WordPress posts and pages video tutorial

Conclusion

Editing WordPress posts and pages can be done with a few clicks. With the new block editor in WordPress, making changes to your content is easier and faster.

You can edit your blog posts from your WordPress admin dashboard or from the toolbar when you are viewing your website.

Remember the toolbar appears when you are signed in to your WordPress admin account.

From the toolbar, you can start a new post, customize your theme, and go to your WordPress admin dashboard.

For more WordPress tutorials, please visit my YouTube channel. I publish new videos every week. Or check out my ‘WordPress’ category on this website.

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