WordPress Tutorial Series works as a guide for the new WordPress users. Here is an article on what Static Pages for a Blog is must to be present. For the readers who are reading this WordPress Tutorial part for the first time, might be interested to read our previously published article on WordPress Tutorial Series :
WordPress Tutorial cum Primer on Pages
As you have must noticed on your WordPress Admin Panel, there are two ways to represent your writings – Posts and Pages. Here are reference WordPress Tutorial on WordPress Pages and WordPress Posts from WordPress.
So, there is some difference in WordPress Post and WordPress Page. This is a Post but Contact Us is a Page. Usually accepted norm is – we use Pages for relatively static, non frequently changing stuffs. Although, few argues that, WordPress Page is more stable in SERP in long term than a Post webpage. However, in this WordPress Tutorial, we will talk about a typical WordPress website. So, Posts for articles and Pages for the things those are on our footer, for example.
WordPress Tutorial on Must To Have Pages
Presence of some Pages are taken as standard and they must have to be present for various reasons. These are :
Contact Us : This is a very useful and universally must have page. We have said in this series on WordPress Plugins about required plugin for creating a nice Contact Us Page.
About : About page is more important now for Google’s authorship and ownership verification.? Also read the old 4 reasons behind having a Contact us page.
Glossary : Not all websites needs a Glossary. You can read more here on?WordPress Plugins to create a glossary in your blog.
FAQ page on your website : Again, it is not must for all. Read this WordPress Tutorial on FAQ page on your website.
Advertising Policy : Must to have for those who uses Google AdSense.
Sitemap : A human readable HTML sitemap is a good idea to have on the footer. There are plugins to create such pages.
Copyright : Write and clearly mention about your Copyright policy.
So, here we end our WordPress Tutorial on explanation on having some usual pages. Some extra special page might be required depending on your website.