By default, WordPress displays the blog index on the front page. You can change this to display a static page and assign the blog index to another static page from the Customizer.
- [Instructor] By default, the front page…of all WordPress sites is the blog index,…a reverse chronological index…of the latest published blog posts, but there are many cases…where you don't want this to be the front page.…Maybe you're running a small business and you want…to have a landing page before people go to the blog,…or the blog is a secondary aspect of the site,…or you have a site where you don't actually have any blogs.…You just have static pages.…In all those cases, you need to change…what is displayed on the front page,…and this can be done through the customizer.…If you go to the customizer,…you'll find the Homepage Settings option,…and here you find two settings that are oddly familiar.…
That's because when we were talking about the settings…and the reading settings, we have this option…at the very top, Your homepage displays,…Your latest posts or A static page.…Well, these are the exact same settings,…just in the customizer instead.…The reason why you may want to use the customizer…to change these settings is you can immediately see…
- Adjusting settings
- Changing discussion and privacy settings
- Using the Customizer to adjust site identity and visuals
- Creating and customizing menus
- Installing and activating themes
- Extending WordPress with plugins
- Adding and managing users
- Managing comments and spam
- WordPress security and maintenance
Skill Level Beginner
How WordPress works1m 47s
2. Configuration with the Customizer
3. Extending WordPress with Plugins
5. Security and Maintenance
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