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Learn to Set a Static Front Page for WordPress Blog

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When a new theme is activated on your WordPress blog, it by default displays your recent posts on the home page of your site. Several themes are designed with a static front page. This is a common appearance for users that want static or welcoming information on their website’s homepage.

The appearance and contents of the homepage are different theme wise.

Setting a Static Front Page

  • For setting a static front page for your site go to Appearance > Customize > Static front page.
  • Then select A static page option.
  • From the Front Page dropdown menu, select the page you want to display as the homepage of your site.
  • Then select the page you want your blog posts to display on from the Posts page dropdown menu.
  • Now click Save and Publish.

Hope this tutorial helps you to set a static front page for WordPress blog.

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Pallavi is a Digital Marketing Executive at MilesWeb and has an experience of over 4 years in content development. She is interested in writing engaging content on business, technology, web hosting and other topics related to information technology.