Ghost is a headless CMS that makes it easy to create and manage a blog. It is a dynamic and user-centric Content Management System (CMS) designed for bloggers, writers, and content creators. It has a user-friendly interface, and you can effortlessly create, edit, and manage your blog posts. In this blog post, I will show you how to create, edit, and delete a post from the Ghost dashboard.
Overview of the blog, In this blog you will learn:
- How to Create Post Perfectly
- How to Edit the Post
- How to Delete Post
Here are the steps on how to create, edit, and delete a post from the Ghost dashboard:
Create a post
Starting a new blog post in Ghost is a straightforward process that helps you bring your ideas to life. Follow these steps to craft your content:
1. Log into Your Ghost Dashboard
To get started, log in to your Ghost admin panel using your unique credentials. Once logged in, you'll be welcomed by the Ghost dashboard.
2. Navigate to the "Posts" Section
On the left-hand menu of the dashboard, click on the "Posts" tab. This will take you to the area where you can manage all your posts.
3. Click the New Post button
To create a fresh post, locate and click on the
New Post button, usually positioned at the top-right corner of the screen.
4. Enter the title of your post in the Title field
A new post editor will open up, providing you with a clean canvas to pour your thoughts into. Start by entering the title of your post in the designated field. Below the title, the editor awaits your creativity to compose the body of your post.
5. Set Feature image
Here you can add your post feature image. You can add the image in two ways.
i. Form your computer storage
ii. From the Unsplash website.
6. Add Content
Add your content to the Body field. Here you can write text, and add images, videos, audio, etc. If you want to add media or others then click on the
Apply Formatting: Ghost's editor offers formatting options to make your content more readable and attractive. Utilize headings, bold, italic, bullet points, and other formatting tools to structure your post.
Add tags to your post by clicking the Tags button and entering the names of the tags.
8. Post Access
Post access is a content visibility feature you can select a post access option who can see your post.
9. Post Excerpt
You can use post excerpts to provide a concise preview of your content, engaging readers and helping them quickly understand the article's topic and value.
You can use this option to set post author. You can select the multi-author form here.
You select the post page template from here. If you have a specially designed page then that is showing here and you can select it easily.
12. Meta Data
Click on the Meta post to make your blog SEO-friendly
After Click on the post meta option open this page. You can be given here post meta title and description. You can see also a search engine result preview.
13. Save as a Draft or Publish
Once you're satisfied with your post, you have the option to either save it as a draft for further editing or publish it immediately for your audience to enjoy. Click the appropriate button to proceed.
Edit a post
Go to the Content section of the dashboard.
Click the name of the post you want to edit.
Make your changes to the post.
Update button to save your changes.
Delete a post
Go to the Post section of the dashboard.
Click the name of the post you want to delete.
Settings icon in the top right corner of the editor.
Scroll down to the bottom of the settings panel and click the
Delete post link.
Delete button to confirm the deletion.
I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.
Finally, mastering the skill of producing, modifying, and removing posts via the Ghost Dashboard provides content producers with a smooth and fast content management procedure. By following the instructions explained in this tutorial, users may take full advantage of Ghost's easy interface to produce interesting articles, polish their content with changes, and carefully delete old information.
Do you have any questions about creating, editing, or deleting posts on Ghost CMS? We have answers to some frequently asked questions on the topic.
How do I edit a post in Ghost?
To edit a post, go to the Content section of the dashboard and click the name of the post you want to edit. Make your changes to the post and click the Update button to save your changes.
How do I delete a post in Ghost?
To delete a post, go to the Content section of the dashboard and click the name of the post you want to delete. Click the Settings icon in the top right corner of the editor and scroll down to the bottom of the settings panel. Click the Delete post link and click the Delete button to confirm the deletion.
What happens when I delete a post in Ghost?
When you delete a post in Ghost, it is moved to the Trash folder. You can restore a post from the Trash folder within 30 days of deleting it. After 30 days, the post will be permanently deleted.
How can I bulk-delete posts in Ghost?
To bulk delete posts in Ghost, go to the Content section of the dashboard and select the posts you want to delete. Click the Delete button to delete the selected posts.