First off, a post is different from a page. Posts are blog entries and you can create tags and categories for them. I don't think you do for pages. You can have pages like About, Copyright, Contact, etc.
You can have several categories. For example, I have travel, music, food, Photographs.
I have even more tags - but no more than 20.
Think of categories as high level description of what your post is about and tags provide a little more detail. A post in the travel category could have the following tags, solo travel, female travelers, Caribbean travel. See what I mean?
Anyway, here's a good explanation of categories and tags. http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/categories-vs-tags/
Let me know if it clears up your tired brain.
I think I get what I've been doing wrong. "Introducing Totsy" is a category and attached to the "Home" page, which is the blog. What I've been doing is trying to create a new category without connecting it to a page that would be in my menu bar. (The light bulb is starting to flicker, I think.)
So, what I'm going to do is create a page called "Blog Tour" and the category will be "Blogalicious." I'll be able to create a form where comments can be made for that page. So, (and let me know if I'm driving you crazy) when I want to add another post to that page for another tour, I can only edit and not create a new post like I do with the "Home" page, correct? Which means I would have to delete the last post in order to insert new information, correct?
That sounds about correct, Tosh.
Just took a look at your blog -- looking great! Love your illustrations. You're so talented!
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Thanks for this, Marcia.
I saw some want a fee. Hmmmm....I guess this can be a rather serious hobby.
To another matter. I'm having a problem making categories on my page. Well actually, I've made the categories I want to have but everything is still falling under one category. When trying to post for another one, it won't post.
Matter #2: Still not able to work the plug in for putting followers on my page.
Yes, a couple do, but there are more that don't. Go for the free ones!
Which plugin are you using?
You should be able to pick categories for your posts unless you selected one as your default?
Eeewwww...I don't have the faintest idea what plug-in I have in place.
I've been trying to locate the section to turn off the default for categories because it looks to be that I've done exactly that.
A default for categories? I'll have to take a look at your site again.
Give me some time -- I have 3 things to write and I'm behind.
I looked again at the back end of my site.
When you select Add New Post, there's a Categories field on your right where you can Add a Category. From that field, you can add as many categories as you like -- there's no limit. The idea, however, is not to have too many, about 20 is good.
Anyway, when I was on wp.com (the free site) I was able to have all my posts default to the Travel category (which I created) because the main topic of my blog. (I think we all start out with one category -- Uncategorized. It's best to not use that. Use categories that you know your writing will fall under.
Let me know if this helps.