Are you about to develop your WordPress website? Are you developing a blog website?
If you want to develop a blog website, do you want a separate page for blog posts? If your answer is yes, then you are in the right place.
Today in this article, I am going to describe how to create a separate page for blog posts in WordPress.
When you install WordPress, by default it will display blog posts on the homepage. If you can do your work with the default one, then it’s ok. But if you want to create an additional one, now not to worry anymore. Here I am going to help you with easier procedures.
If you have a business website or want to customize your homepage, you just need to create a separate page for your blog section.
So go through this article and get a managed separate page for your blog post in WordPress.
Let’s get started with the following steps:
Step 1: Setup WordPress to Create a Separate Blog Page
At first, you need to set up your WordPress to create a separate blog page. Here you can also choose from other several other pages on your site. From the selected page, you can implement it on your blog page.
First, you need to create two pages in WordPress that you would like to use as your Home Page and Blog Page.
Such pages do not require any content. It allows you to rename its name, so you can provide any name you like. If you have a business website, you can use news for your blog page. Once you finished with new pages, follow the following steps:
- Go to Setting
- Visit the Reading
- Go to ‘Your homepage displays’ section
- Click on the ‘A static page’ option
- Select the Home and Blog pages you created earlier
- Go to Pages
- Click on ‘All Pages’ section in the admin area
- Click on the View link under blog and homepage with new labels
With this process you will able to make the better appearance of your pages.
Such pages also depend on your WordPress theme, so make sure you configure your theme settings very well. Check your theme documentation for better appearance and customization of the theme.
Step 2: Put The Blog Page Link to Your Website’s Navigation Menu
From the above step, you successfully created your new separate page. Now it’s time to inform your audience to know about it. For this go through the following process:
- Visit the Appearance
- Go to Menus page
- Add the Blog page you created earlier to your website’s navigation menu
In this way, your visitors and audience can know about your new separate page of your WordPress website.
Step 3: Customizing Your Homepage
When you install WordPress, you will get some built-in template that you can use for displaying a static page as your website’s front page. But still, you need to set it up under the appearance of your admin page and customize it.
There is some theme available in the WordPress directory that enables you to choose a homepage template for your page. So you can select such a theme by editing the Home Page.
After that, you are able to use simple drag and tools to create your homepage from scratch via the WordPress page builder plugin. Some of the features which you have to notice in your WordPress page builder plugin are:
- Super-easy to use
- Ready-made templates
- Attractive layout
Step 4: Customize Your Blog Page Design
As I have already discussed you will get the default template in your WordPress once you install it. Such a template allows you to display posts on a separate blog page. In case you don’t have such a theme, it automatically falls back to the archive template.
Sometimes you don’t like the way your theme handling your blog page, then you don’t need to irritate or got tensed.
You can use some extra tools and short out these issues without using any code. To install and activate such plugin like Beaver Builder. It enables you to create entire new WordPress themes from scratch.
Follow the following steps to implement Beaver Builder:
- Visit Beaver Builder
- Go to Themer Layouts page
- Click on the Add New button
- Provide a name for your layout
- Select ‘Themer Layout’ as your type
- Choose Archive as your layout
- Select ‘Post Archive’ on next screen
- Click on the ‘Launch Beaver Builder’ button
In this way, you can open the Beaver Builder with its selected layout.
Now click at any item on the screen and edit it. You can customize and make changes to add new rows, columns, and web elements to the page.
After this, all, publish your layout which you have customized. If you want to see its actual result, visit your blog page.
Well, this is the overall steps and procedure to create a separate page for a blog post in WordPress. I have already described the pre-built pages in WordPress on its installation. Go through such pages for your respective tasks and if you want to get a separate page to follow the above steps carefully to get the better result.
You need not hire an expert or coder to create separate page, with some basic knowledge and following the above techniques, one can easily deal with it.
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