Getting Started (The Difference Between Posts and Pages)

Make sure you are logged in to your admin area. Click here if you are not sure how to do this.

Now that you are logged in you will see the Your-Web-Guys Dashboard. This will show you a quick snapshot of information about your website. On the left side you will see several different menu options.  Each one does different things with your website, but for updating you will only need to deal with two of them most of the time. These are posts and pages.

The difference between the two is that posts are chronological in nature and pages are outside of chronology and higharcal. In other words a post is going to get old at some point in the future while pages have child and grand child pages in a hierarchy which are always visible.

Some good examples of posts would be promotions, events, and other news items.

Pages are more like what you think of as a webpage... an about us page or contact us page - information that should always be available no matter how old it is.

The most important question you should ask yourself is:

"is the information i am about to add time sensitive?"

In other words does it ever need to go into the archives or should this update always be available to people visiting my site no matter how far in the future it is.

If the answer to that question yes then your update should be a post. If not then it should be a page.

Please click here if this helped you.
1 person found this helpful.

Category: CMS Tutorials

← FAQ’s

Make Us Your-Web-Guys Today

Step 1: Tell us about your business

My company...

Navigation

Newsletter

Subscribe to our Newsletter

To subscribe to our dandy newsletter simply add your email below. A confirmation email will be sent to you!

Testimonials

Very good first impression followed by a clean site and helpful support. Richard continues to be informative and adaptive to our wants and to tend to our needs. I believe in the weeks to follow we’ll meet our goals, then exceed them.

When the site crashed this afternoon (as all websites occasionally do), my phone call was answered outside regular business hours. They were already aware of the problem and were working on it. The site was down for a little over half an hour– not a bad response time imo.

And it has nothing to do with their competence or professionalism, but their office building is very zen

I have worked with several different web design companies just because of the line of work I am in, I can say without a doubt that YourWebGuys is the best! I have been working with them now for well over a year and have never second guessed their ideas, motive for the betterment of the company I work for, nor their pricing!

If I call Richard, he answers directly. And if I do have to leave a message, I get a callback within the day. An email sent to support is answered within hours!

I have learned so much from his team, and look forward to working with them for many more years.

When the Mansfield ISD Education Foundation needed a fast turn-around and professional service Your-Web-Guys delivered!! Your-Web-Guys helped our foundation design and launch a new and creative way for our parents and community to help us fund more terrific projects and get much needed resources into our classrooms to benefit children! This dynamic addition to our website seemed imposssible at first, but Your-Web-Guys made it a reality and now anyone in our community or the world can donate or contribute towards our innovative teaching grants. We agree that there are many other website design companies out there but we strongly recommend Your-Web-Guys for your website design and implementation.

I have found Your-Web-Guys to be professional, creative and very, very accessible when it comes to making sure my website is functioning just as it should. I strongly recommend this company for your website design and implementation.

There are many other website design companies out there and they promise a lot. But after talking with some of them I understood that their objectives did not include taking care of, or focusing on, small business. In contrast to that, I’ve found Your-Web-Guys to be geared to work with small and growing businesses

Ed Harrison

We needed a bold, effective and usable web page that attracted the customers we were seeking for our wedding and events venue. The process was easy and flexible and Your-Web-Guys was outstanding.

They were very knowledgeable and extremely patient. We have used web designers in the past, but Your-Web-Guys will be our designers from now on. And the page was done ON TIME!

Your-Web-Guys carefully listened to our corporation representatives as we discussed every element that we needed to incorporate into a web site. We had used other web designers, but none ever addressed future as well as present needs.

Your-Web-Guys accomplished a very successful design and we were VERY pleased with our experience and the end result.

Love Story Corporation

Success Studies

Mansfield ISD Foundation
New layout for mansfieldisdfoundation.org A Complete Content Management System, an integrated Calendar, and multiple ... Read More
Russell Feed
New version of Russell Feed's Website This multi-location feed company not only needed a better ... Read More
View More