How to Edit a Page on WordPress using Avada

Congratulations! Your website has launched! If your website was designed by Akron SEO Services, it was built on the premium Avada WordPress Theme. Here are instructions on how to edit a page on WordPress so you can edit text on your site.

Step 1: Log into your WordPress Admin.

If your site was designed by me, I have provided you with your username and login info. The admin screen is usually found at https://yoursitename.com/wp-admin. Enter your username and password and click Log In.

Wordpress log in

Step 2: On the left menu find the pages section.

You will land on the WordPress Dashboard after logging in. Find the Pages tab on the left, then click it.

Wordpress dashboard

Step 3: Click edit for the page.

When you click Pages, you will see a screen that shows all the pages on your site. If you hover over the title of the page you want to edit, you will see a mini menu appear below it. Here you will click “edit”.

find pages on menu to edit a page on wordpress

Step 4: Locate the section you want to edit.

You will see your content presented in sections. You will need to locate the box corresponding to the section you wish to edit. For example, this section relates to the top section of my about page.

Building a page example

Step 5: Edit the text.

Once you locate the section you want to edit, roll your cursor over the middle of the box. Then click on the paintbrush icon to open that content box so you can make changes.

hover for paintbrush icon to edit a page on wordpress

Once you click on the paintbrush icon, the text block will open up for you to edit. Go ahead and make your text changes the way you would in a normal text editor. Then click on the blue Save button.

Page edits

Step 6: Save your changes.

Once you’ve made the changes you want to on your page, you are ready to make them live on your site. Scroll up to the top of the page so you can see the Publish box.

find publish box to make edits live

Click on the Preview Changes button to see what your edits will look like on the site before publishing them. A new window will appear showing you what the webpage will look like.

preview edits made on a wordpress page

The changes will be live on your website once you click the blue Update button. Reminder: The changes won’t be saved unless you click the Update button!

publish page edits to save

That’s it! You’ve edited the text on your web page using our how-to edit a page on WordPress tutorial. Need help adding a blog post? Find that “how to” guide here.

6 Steps To Make Page Edits On Wordpress

Want to use the front end live builder? This is an alternative method for making page edits.