Content added to posts and pages should be easy to read and engaging. WordPress comes with a visual editor (similar to writing in MS Word) to help you accomplish this.
First make sure you are on the Visual Tab — if you are feeling adventurous you can use the ‘HTML’ tab to work in HTML mode (warning: this requires knowledge of programing in HTML).
You can begin to insert content by typing it directly into the large text area, or by pasting it from another source (website, word document, etc.)
Use the Paste as Plain Text icon to paste your content (this helps ensure no improper HTML code is brought over)
To link to another website or file:
Select the text you want to turn into a link and then click on the link button to create or edit links. Use a full path including http:// or Choose an Existing Page
Use the Upload/Insert buttons to Upload files (eg:PDF, DOC, PPT) or insert images. See a more advanced guide to inserting images and files
Headings make your content easier to read by allowing visitors to easily scan your text, helping them find what they are looking for.
To apply a heading to some text:
Lists can make your content easier to read by allowing users to quickly scan your text.
To create a list:
Easily insert a horizontal rule (bar) into the content of your pages/posts.
Insert an alert box into the content of your pages/posts.