There are key differences between pages and posts that are important to understand when working with them.
|Properties of a Page
||Properties of a Post
- Blog pages are displayed independently of post history and are more static. They remain the same from day to day since they are rarely updated
- Normally used for information that you want to share with readers but don’t expect to update frequently.
- Pages don’t have time stamps so don’t show the date they are published.
- Blog pages can appear any where in your blog depending on your theme.
- You can change the order pages appear.
- You can’t assign category and tags to pages.
- Pages don’t appear in RSS feeds so readers need to visit your blog to view latest page updates.
- You can create sub-pages which you assign to a parent page to create nested pages.
- Blog posts appear in reverse chronological order so that the most recent posts is the first post that your readers see.
- Post are dynamic and updated regularly.
- Posts have a time show which displays the date and time the post was published.
- You can assign categories and tags to posts which make them easier to find.
- Posts appear in RSS feed so readers who subscribe to your blog will receive your latest post in their RSS reader.
- Posts display the name of the post author.
Posts and Pages (Edublogs User Guide)