What is the Difference Between Posts vs. Pages in WordPress

Often WordPress beginners get confused between posts and pages. By default, WordPress comes with two content types: posts and pages.
As a beginner, you are probably wondering what’s the difference between posts vs pages? They seem to look similar in the WordPress dashboard as well as on the website.
Readers often ask us: Why do I need both? When should I use posts? When should I use pages?
In this article, we will explain the difference between posts vs. pages in WordPress.

What are Posts in WordPress?
Posts are blog content listed in a reverse chronological order (newest content on top). You will see posts listed on your blog page.
If you are using WordPress as a blog, then you will end up using posts for the majority of your website’s content.
You can add and edit your WordPress posts from the ‘Posts’ menu in your dashboard. Here is how Add New Post screen looks.

Due to their reverse chronological order, your posts are meant to be timely. Older posts are archived based on month and year.  » Read More