So you’ve just written an exciting and engaging blog post. You spent hours writing and proofreading it. Everything is perfect. You hit the publish button and go on with your day. About an hour later, you check on your blog post. It turns out your awesome blog about having fun playing darts is actually titled “Having Fun Playing Farts”. This is obviously not what you intended. Now your comments section has blown up. People are relentless when it comes to grammar on the internet and they aren’t holding anything back. Your audience is now mocking your innocent spelling mistake. Its time to act fast! You need to correct your spelling mistake and disable the comments section before it gets out of hand. You can quick edit WordPress posts quickly and easily to solve all your problems!
Quick Edit WordPress Posts
To begin, find and click the posts tab on the left hand side of the WordPress admin panel.
Now, hover over your blog post. You will see a number of links appear under your blog’s title, one of which being the Quick Edit button. Go ahead and click it!
This will bring up the Quick Edit panel. From here you can edit the following:
Title – Simply allows you to quickly change your post’s title. No more spelling mistake!
Slug – This is what will appear after your site URL. (Ex. yoursite.com/having-fun-playing-darts)
Date – Allows you to change the date of the blog post.
Author – Allows you to change the author of the post.
Password/Private – This allows you to add a password to your post or make it private.
Categories – This allows you to change the blog post’s category.
Tags – Add tags to your blog post
Allow Comments – Click the check box to enable or disable comments on the blog post.
Allow Pings – Click the check box to disable pings on the blog post.
Status – This allows you to set whether the post is published, saved as a draft, or pending review.
Make this post sticky – Check this box to have your post stick to the top of the feed.
When you are finished making changes, hit the Update button and voila! Crisis averted!