Pages are similar to posts, but are neither categorized nor tagged. Hierarchy of pages is possible, by assigning child pages to a parent page.

This screen provides features such as editing, quick edits, view. It is also possible to do editing in bulk, filtering and search makes it further easy to easily search the pages matching certain criteria.

Table of List

[] : The checkbox is clicked to select the pages to perform bulk action.

Title: This is the title of the page displayed as a link. When title is clicked it takes you to the edit page screen. The text next to the title of page displays the nature of page i.e if it is a draft, pending or a password protected type.

"ID": This is not displayed as a column of the table. When mouse hovers over the Page Title, the Page ID is revealed as a part of the URL, displayed in the browser status bar. It is a unique number that is used by WordPress's database to identify the pages.

Author: This column displays the author of the page. It is displayed as a link. By clicking a particular author link, the list of all the pages by the authored user is displayed in the tabular form.

Comment Bubble: It is the column heading. Each page row has this section where number of comments for the pages are displayed. When blue comment bubble is clicked it displays comment screen so that comments can be moderated.

Date: This column displays the date "Last Published" for the published pages and "Last Modified" for the rest of pages.

Sortable Columns

Columns with headings title, comment and date allows you to sort the table of pages in ascending or descending order. By hovering over the headings, up or down arrows appear. Accordingly click on the heading to sort the table page.

Page Navigation

Below the screen options, the number of items displayed per page is mentioned. If the pages increase by one page of Pages then two double-arrow boxes (to move to the first and the last page) and two single arrow boxes (to move one page forward or backward) are provided.

Search Box

In the right side, is a search page box where you can enter a word or series of word to display all the search results meeting your search word.

Filtering Box

At the top, below the add new button, there are links such as All, Mine, Published and Draft, that when clicked displays the pages of that particular type in the table.

Other Filter Option

Below the filtering options and to the right of Bulk actions, are one other filter options.

All Dates:

This is to filter the pages month wise. The drop down option allows you to choose the pages date wise. The default option is all pages which displays all of available pages.


After selecting the option from drop-down, click filter button to apply the required changes.


Bulk Action option allows you to chose an option to apply on either number of pages or on all the pages. To perform bulk actions it is important to select the pages first and this can be done in number of ways:

(1) Select one page at a time: This is possible by clicking on the check boxes next to the title of the page.

(2) Select all the pages in given table: This can be done by selecting the title in the header or the footer. By unchecking the checkboxes the reverse action will take place.

(3) Reverse Action: The reverse is possible by checking the unchecked or unchecking the checked option.

Bulk Action

This action can be applied to one or more than one page simultaneously. Possible options include:


Bulk Edit allows the fields Author, Parent, Template, Comments Allowed, Statusand Pings Allowed, to be changed for all the selected Pages.

  • Cancel - Click Cancel to cancel and abort the Bulk Edit of these Pages.
  • Update - Click Update to save the Bulk Edits made to these Pages.
  • Move to Trash: It will move all the selected pages to the trash screen.
  • Clone: This is to create a copy of page that is saved in the draft.
Quick Edit

Quick Edit is an Immediate Action performed on one Page by clicking the Quick Edit link under the Page Title in the Table of Pages. Quick Edit is just an in-line edit that allows you to change the following items--Title, Slug, Date, Author, Password or Private page box, Parent, Order, Template, Allow Comments, Allow Pings, Status.

  • Cancel - Click Cancel to cancel and abort the Edit of this Page.
  • Update - Click Update to save the Edits made to this Page