You already know how to create posts and how to create pages, but many of you will probably wonder how Post and Page are different, when to use Post and when to use Page. To answer these questions for you, I will answer for you about the difference between Post and Page because these are two completely different concepts and the purpose of use is also completely different.
Common point between Post and Page
Post and Page have in common that both are Post Type in WordPress, which means the content type so that we can enter it through the editor and post on the website. By default, WordPress has two post types, Post and Page, and if you later learn through advanced WordPress, you will know how to create a post type as you like ((The ability to create a post type as you like is called). is Custom Post Type)).
In addition, features like commenting, Featured Image, Slug, Custom Fields, etc. are available on both Post and Page.
So what is difference between page and post in wordpress
There are many differences, such as:
- Post supports categories and tags for categorization, Page does not.
- Does the page support parent page hierarchy – child pages, Post does not.
- Page support Page Template, Post does not.
- When posted, Post will display automatically on the website, Page does not.
- Post is displayed in RSS Feed, Page does not.
Purpose of use post and page
When to use Post
Post is when you want to post the type of newsletter / article or you want it to be classified by a certain category and automatically displayed off the website; such as diaries, news, articles, etc.
When to use Page
Because Page is not categorized by category or tag, nor does it show itself on a website, so it’s best to use it as a page to introduce something and not updated regularly, such as Contact page, Introduction, … v … v …
Hopefully, with a few brief explanations, you will be able to understand the nature of Post and Page to avoid misuse because if you need to change it later, it will be very time consuming, so it is best. You should define the appropriate Post and Page use cases right now.