Writing & Editing

Pages »Edit Pages Screen

Some instructions in this guide refer to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding /wp-admin to the end of your site’s url (e.g.: example.wordpress.com/wp-admin)

To edit your blog’s pages, go to My Sites → Pages.

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You’ll see a list of your published pages:

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To edit a page,click its title. To edit, trash, or view a page, click on the three dots to the right of it and select the action you wish to take:

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Filtering Pages

You can filter the pages by the following categories: Published, Drafts, Scheduled, and Trash. You can also click on the magnifying glass to search for pages.

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Deleting and Restoring Pages

The Trash feature allows you to remove pages without permanently deleting them right away. Items in your trash folder can be restored or permanently deleted up to 30 days after you trash them.

To restore a page that you’ve trashed, view your trash by selecting the Trash link near the top of the page. Click on the three dots to the right of the page you want to restore and click Restore. This will move the page back to your Published list.

To permanently delete a page, view your trash by selecting the Trash link near the top of the page. Click on the three dots to the right of the page you want to permanently delete and click Delete.

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The instructions below refer to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding /wp-admin to the end of your site’s url (e.g.: example.wordpress.com/wp-admin)

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Quick Edit

To access quick edit, go to Pages → All Pages in your WP Admin dashboard. Quick Edit appears when you hover over a page title.

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Quick Edit allows you to modify page details such as title, slug, date, author, password, privacy, parent, order, template, comments, and status.

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Bulk Edit

You can bulk edit to modify multiple pages at the same time. To do that, select several pages using the checkboxes on the left. Then go to the Bulk Actions list, select Edit, and click the Apply button.

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You will see the options that are available for bulk editing. Be sure to click Update when you are done bulk editing your selections.

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Configuring the Screen

By using the Screen Options pull down at the top right of the screen, you can show/hide the columns displayed on the Edit Pages Screen.

See the Screen Options support doc for more information.

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