The WordPress writing settings is used to control the writing experience and it provides options for customizing WordPress site. These settings control the features in the adding and editing posts, Pages, and Post Types, as well as the optional functions like Remote Publishing, Post via e-mail, and Update Services.
Follow these steps to access the writing settings −
Step 1 : If you want to change the writing settings, go to Settings à Writing option which is displayed on the left side of a wordpress dashboard.
Step 2 : In writing setting page there are many points are displayed as given below:
1. Default Post Category : It is a category to be applied to a post and you can leave it as ” Uncategorized “.
2. Default Post Format : It is used by themes to select post format to be applied to a post or create different styles for different types of posts.
3. Post via E-mail : This option uses e-mail address to create posts and publishes posts on your blog through e-mail. If you want to post from email, you must set up a secret email account with POP3 access. Any mail received at this address will be posted, so it’s a good idea to keep this address very secret.
4. Mail Server : It is used to read the mails which you send to wordpress and stores them from retrieval. If you
5. Login Name : To create posts, WordPress will need its own e-mail account. The Login Name will use this e-mail address and should be kept as a secret as spammers will post links redirecting to their own websites.
6. Password : In this you have to set the password for the email address which you have declared above.
7. Default mail category : It is used for selecting custom category for all the posts that user published via Post by e-mail process.
8. Update Service : When you publish a new post, WordPress automatically notifies the following site update services. For more about this, see Update Service on the Codex.
Step 3 : When you fill all the information as given above click on save changes to save your data.