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Post creation and editing

Navigate to your website dashboard, which will be a speedometer icon on the left hand sidebar.

Click on “Posts” in the left sidebar menu list.


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Moving Posts to trash

First get rid of the default post that comes with your new website.
To do this:
  1. Select the post you want to delete.
  2. Select “Move to Trash” from the drop down menu.
  3. Click “Apply” to move the post into the trash.
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The trash

All media, posts, and pages are moved into the trash before being permanently deleted.
To begin the process of permanently deleting this post, navigate to the trash by clicking on the “Trash” link. 
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Empty the trash

Emptying the trash permanently deletes all content in the trash.
To permanently delete the post:
  1. Make sure the post is selected
  2. Make sure “Delete Permanently” is selected
  3. Click on “Empty Trash”
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creating a new post

Click on “Add New” under “Post” in the left sidebar menu list to start the process of creating a new post.

The first step in creating a new post requires the following:
  1. A post title – this is what you want to call the post. It can be changed later
  2. A category – this is how you will organize your posts
  3. A layout for the page – choose from the six layouts in accordance with how you want the post to look.
  4. Finally save the post by publishing it or saving it as a draft to commit the work you have done.
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Make sure your work was saved.

You should see
  1. Post title
  2. Post category that is associated with the post
  3. Post layout should be slightly visible

You can now click on “Edit with Elementor”

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Elementor edit screen - sections

The Elementor edit screen is made up of three important sections.
  1. Elementor widget area
  2. Section Builder
  3. Live Preview window

While you create your content by creating spaces and dragging widgets onto the post, please remember to click on “Update” to save your changes. 

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Elementor edit screen - add new

On an empty post, click on “ADD NEW SECTION” to start the process of building a new post.

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Elementor Layouts

Two Elementor layouts will help you to start creating content:

Elementor Basic Link

Elementor Advanced Link

Please visit Page Edit in the next subsection for instructions regarding how to download these files to your computer and then upload them in order to be able to use them in your designs.

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Elementor Basic Layout

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Elementor Advanced Layout