Categories provide a helpful way to group related posts together, and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Categories also make it easier for people to find your content. Categories are similar to, but broader than, tags.
- Category Pages
This guide will walk you through how to create category pages for your blog, to display groupings of similar posts on pages other than your front page. You can do this in three simple steps: Assign the same category to all of the posts you want to appear on a given page. Create a custom […]
- Link Categories
You can manage a blogroll (a set of links) using the Links menu in your Dashboard. These links will display on your blog if you have added the Links Widget from the Appearance -> Widgets page. To manage link categories, click on Link Categories in the Links menu: The following screen will load: To add a […]
- Category Cloud Widget
The Category Cloud Widget shows your most used categories in a “cloud” format. While still text-focused, a category cloud is an alternative to a list of categories; it shows at a glance your most-used categories. The Widget Your most used categories appear in bigger size (which you can control under “maximum font percentage” when configuring […]
- Categories vs. Tags
Categories are used for broad grouping of post topics while tags are generally used to describe your post in more detail.
- Categories Widget
The Categories Widget organizes your posts by category in your blog’s sidebar — handy for readers who want to find more of your posts about certain topics.
When it comes to sitemaps, there are three basic types; Site Index, XML Sitemaps for Search Engines, and News Sitemaps, all of which are outlined in this support doc.
- Recent Posts Widget
The Recent Posts Widget displays your most recent posts in your sidebar, making it easy for your readers to see what’s new on your blog. Here’s an example of what it looks like: Once you add the widget to your sidebar from Appearance → Widgets, you’ll see that the widget settings look like this: Title: Sets […]
Tags provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional.
- Writing Settings
The Writings Settings control your WordPress writing experience. To change your site’s writing settings: Head to WordPress.com and click on My Sites. Select your site and choose the Settings link in the sidebar. On the settings page, choose the Writing tab. Writing Settings The Default Post Category lets you select the category to be applied to a post if […]