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New Series! Quickie: How to Find a Page or Post’s Number

A frequent question in the DIYthemes forums is how to find the number of a page or post. It’s really simple, but more or less hidden in the bowels of WordPress!

Quickie: How to Find a Page or Post’s Number” is an illustrated article showing you how to find the number in about 30 seconds! And it takes about 30 seconds to read!

This is the first of an ongoing series called “Quickies.” They will all be gathered in the “Tips” section under the grouping “Tips.”

Quickie: How to Find a Page or Post’s Number

It is often necessary to know the number of a page or post you have saved. How do you find it?

Finding the page or post number
Finding the page or post number

Here’s how to do it:

  • Go to the “Edit” screen for pages or posts
  • Find the page or post in the list
  • Hover your cursor over the name
  • Look in the status bar at the bottom of your browser screen
  • The page or post number will be displayed there

That’s it!

I hope this quickie is of help to you. As always, you are welcome to leave a comment below. If you want to contact me directly by email, just click on the “Contact” menu tab.

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