What is the Difference Between Blog Posts vs. Pages in Blogger

Every now and then blogger users get confused between posts and pages. These two types of content i.e. posts and pages comes with blogger by default.  Being a beginner, users always wonder when to use post and when to consume pages because these two options are pretty much identical to each other. It appears to have a similar sort of dashboard. It looks the same on the website. Why I need to use both of them what is the difference between Posts and Pages? When should I use Posts? When should I use pages? In this article, we will compulsively explain the difference between posts vs. pages in blogger

What are Posts?

Blogger users prefer to choose posts for the majority of their site’s content. Posts are like content entries that display your site's content on the basis of publishing timing. Older posts are archived on the basis of months and years. When the posts get older, users have to dig the site to reach them. Nonetheless, there is an option called “Labels” that enables you to categorize your posts in a systematic manner.
A post usually contains timely content that is meant for educational purpose like articles, opinions, tutorials, discussion, news, entertaining an article that mutually brings up a blog. The posts appear in chronological order on the home as well as on the blog archive. They are also used in RSS Feeds so that it can deliver the latest updates and news to the subscribers. To spread or socialize your posts we commonly use Social Sharing plugins. It allows your users to share your posts on different Social networks i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Google+
Posts encourage discussion. By default, they have commenting feature that allows users to engage, and comment on a certain topic. However, you can disable this feature by turning OFF the commenting option through settings.

What are Pages?

Pages contain “Static Content” that is not time-sensible such as the about page, comment policy, privacy policy, Terms, disclaimer and so-on. However, all the publish dates are being recorded in the blogger database. Pages have no expiry because they never get outdated. For example, consider you created an about us page on your brand. Now how often do you update your about us page, may be once a year? Since, there is not date and time attached to the pages. Therefore, by default, they are not included in RSS feeds. 
Pages do not support Social buttons, nor any additional gadgets like comments because you probably don’t want to see your users commenting on either pricy policy or etc. Unlike WordPress, blogger pages are not supported hierarchical so, this is a significant lack in the platform.

In pages, we can easily change their order.  It allows us to customize the order of pages by drag and drop. The only draw-back we have is that blogger supports only 20 pages. It means on one blog you can create only 20 pages.

Posts vs. Pages (Foremost Differences):

Following are the list of few differences that we found in the both content entries.  The differences are not that significant in terms of numbers, but yet they surely need some attention. 
  • Posts are unlimited vs. Pages are NOT.
  • Posts are timely vs. Pages has no expiry.
  • Posts appears at Home Vs. Pages are NOT
  • Posts are Social friendly vs. Pages are NOT.
  • Posts has categorize vs. Pages do not have them.
  • Posts are acceptable in RSS vs. Pages are NOT.
  • Posts are meant to gain attention vs. Pages are for marketing
  • One Post cannot act as homepage vs. One Page can become a homepage.

Some frequently Asked Questions:

Which one of two is Good For SEO?
People frequently ask, are there any SEO advantage while using one or the other? Search engines always love content. However, it always prefers timely the content, one which is recent and has all the accurate information about the topic. In short, there is no need to worry about it because as a newbie try focusing on your content.

What is the purpose of Posts & Pages?
Pages are meant for marketing and promoting your stuff, like selling different kinds of products through affiliate marketing, etc. It holds that information which mainly concern regarding a particular story about a business, news, personal updates, etc. On the other hand, Posts are the key to attract attention of others. This is usually used for daily article writing.

The Editorial Team of MyBloggerLab consists of a group of Professional Blogger geeks Led by Syed Faizan Ali (Founder of MyBloggerLab).

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February 11, 2013 at 12:41 PM

very nice and well explained article. thanks mate

February 12, 2013 at 3:05 AM

nicely explained brother, you are good in explaining and also your presentation is good. keep it up.

February 12, 2013 at 3:47 AM

Cool Post ..... The info graphic like pictures made my day ..

February 12, 2013 at 3:55 AM

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February 12, 2013 at 5:18 AM

Thanks for such an informative post. Is it possible to convert a page into post by retaining its url as it is.

Editorial Team MOD
February 12, 2013 at 5:38 AM

The Page as well as Posts have different Permalink Structure. So we cannot make a URL Similar. For Example,

Pages Permalinks: yoursite.com/p/your-page.html
Post Permalinks: yoursite.com/year/month/your-post.html

Both have different structures. So they cannot have same URLs. Hope that answers your question.

February 25, 2013 at 9:02 AM

Thanks For Such an information post .. Also Well Explained ..


September 23, 2013 at 6:03 PM

I understand the difference, but the only option is to create a blog first, not a page.

November 4, 2013 at 1:27 AM

how do i make my home page different from my posts page?(i do not want posts on my home page)

Editorial Team MOD
November 4, 2013 at 2:42 AM

Go to Blogger >> Setting >> Post and Comments >> Post on Homepage >> Set it to 0 >> Save.


April 16, 2015 at 12:36 PM

Thanks! Well explained.

June 20, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Ditto... always wondered what the difference was. Now I have a couple of posts to convert to pages!

July 14, 2015 at 7:53 PM

How do you convert a page to a post?

February 2, 2016 at 11:04 PM

In pages, we can easily change their order. It allows us to customize the order of pages by drag and drop. The only draw-back we have is that blogger supports only 20 pages. It means on one blog you can create only 20 pages.

I am afraid , you are mistaken here. Actually there is not limit of number of pages per blog.

Anyway nice blog.

March 9, 2016 at 2:44 AM

Thanks, well explanatory

March 14, 2016 at 8:08 PM

I like the difference b/t Posts and Page....I use to come here, its a very informative website, I have one question...Iam planning to run Narrow focus area "Real estate" blogging
And as you said above...Posts are mean to engage or share Opinions, so if i do this everyday to share my opinion....then i will have many posts of 100 words or more with Duplicate content..? i will manage to avoid duplication but how long, sooner or later i be charged with Penalty by google
What should i do

July 4, 2016 at 7:29 PM

Thank you for explaining the difference very well.

August 29, 2016 at 11:54 AM

Thank you for such a great blog . It's helpful n well explained

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