Settings »Writing Settings

The Writing Settings control your WordPress writing experience.

To change your site’s writing settings:

  1. Go to the Writing Settings page.
  2. Select your site to open the Writing settings tab.

Writing Settings Tab

Writing Settings

The Default Post Category lets you select the category to be applied to a post if you forget to assign categories before publishing. Learn more about categories here.

Writing Settings - Default Post Category

The Default Post Format lets you select the post format to be applied to a post if you forget to pick a post format before publishing. Learn more about post formats here.

Note: The Default Post Format setting will only show up if your theme supports post formats.

Writing Settings - Default Post Format

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Press This

Press This provides a lightning-fast way to grab text, images, or video from any website and post it to your blog without ever visiting Learn more about using this feature on the Press This support page.

Writing Settings - Press This

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Writing Settings in the WP Admin Dashboard

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