How to make a post using the classic editor without engaging Divi

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Let's learn how to create a post without using the Divi builder.

Divi has an incredible feature that enables us to create automated post templates. This will be a step-by-step guide for WordPress beginners, requiring you to be logged into the back end of your website to begin.

Let us know if this tutorial has helped you or if you have any questions or comments!

Hannah Raeside

Office Manager, Pod Creative

Here are a few reminders about making a successful post

  • Make sure you have a Featured Image.
  • Categorize your post.
  • Choose or create appropriate tags.
  • Check if you can link anything in the text.

1. Start at the dashboard

Hover your mouse over Posts and click on Add New.

2. Create A Title

Give your post a title that is relevant to the content. 

3. the right hand side bar is your friend

A). In the right hand Side Bar, typically located at the bottom, click on Add Featured Image.

B). Select the correct image from Media Library or upload new image.

C). Make sure the image has a relevant title and duplicate the title in the Alt Text field.

D). Click Set featured image button at bottom of window.

4. Assign categories

Set the appropriate category in the right hand Side Bar. One is best, no more than three!

5. Add an excerpt

A). Add the first few sentences of the content you are publishing here. This is for blog displays.
B). Click Save Draft.

6. Add in your content

A). Write your content in the main section of the post, labeled A on the photo below.

B) Click the Add Media button (Labeled B in the photo below) to add images where you would like them.

C). Click Save Draft.

7. Setting publication and time

A). In the ‘Publish’ section click Edit next to ‘Publish immediately’
B). Set the time and date you want the post to be published.
C). Click OK
D). Click the blue Schedule button.

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