WordPress Post Formats

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This tutorial video takes a look at the various Post Formats in WordPress, which enable you to create specific types of Posts, each with its own unique style.

While all the Post Formats are available to theme developers, it’s possible that your theme doesn’t include support for specific Post Formats, so you may not see the Post Formats chooser at all. Or, the designer of your theme may not have created specific styles for each Post Format, in which case you won’t see much difference when choosing between them.

Covered in this video:

  • Understanding the differences between the various WordPress Post Formats.
  • A tour of each Post Format, including…
  • Audio Files
  • Chat or conversation
  • Photo Galleries
  • Single Image
  • Links to Other Websites
  • Quotes
  • Status Updates
  • Video Files

About Shawn Hesketh

Every day, I help people learn how to use WordPress to build their own online business, website, or blog. In 2008, I created WordPress 101, which has helped more than two million beginners learn how to use WordPress.


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