Set front page to a static page

Your blog home page (this is the page you see when you first visit your blog URL) can be set to either be a static/non changing page of content, or it can be a listing of your most recent blog posts.

To set your blog’s home page to display your most recent postings:

1. Log into your site’s admin panel

2. Under the Appearance menu, click on ‘Customize’

picture of appearance menu in WordPress 3.6

3. Click on ‘Static Front Page’

wordpress 3.6 customizing theme, setting front page to by static

4. Click on ‘A static page’

Wordpress 3.6 set homepage to display latest posts

You will be presented with a list of all of the pages you have created. Select the one you want to display as your blog’s home page. If you don’t see any pages listed, first create a page

5. Click the ‘Save & Publish’ button at the top of the page.

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