When it comes to building a website for consumption, using WordPress pages and posts make perfect sense, but what is the difference between the two and which is better for SEO? When putting new content on your website you would put long term information on pages and short-term information in posts. We’ll dive more into the differences below.
Don’t stress out about whether you should fill your site with pages or posts. The truth is that search engines see pages and posts the same. They are a page on a website that has information on them. Period. What you do with the posts and pages and how you use them is the difference.
Now that you can breathe a sigh of relief you can just keep building your WordPress site in the way that makes sense for you and your customers. How easily your customers can navigate your website and how often you update it is the most important part of the process. Some content needs to be on an easily accessible page. Some content should disappear as time passes, which would be a post.
Even though pages and posts look the same to a search engine, there are still specific things you can do to get the most SEO value from each one.
Above all, make sure your WordPress pages and posts are useful to someone who’s clicking on your website for the first time. Besides focusing on SEO, pages and posts guide the reader throughout your website and this increases their inherent SEO value and rankings on search engines. You also want to use images as part of your website content. Learn how.
How have you been using your WordPress Pages and Posts? Are you going to change anything after reading this post?
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