WordPress: How To Change The Home Page

Want to change the home page on your WordPress website? It's pretty easy to do. Stay tuned for a step by step walk through on how to do just that. Whether it's a list of your latest posts or a custom page that you designed, it's no problem.

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WordPress - Change Home Page

If you want to change the home page on your website, there is an easy way in WordPress. First, you want to make sure and create a page that has the new layout that you want on your home page. Then, you can tell WordPress that you want that page to be your home page by following these steps:

  1. Go to your WordPress panel
  2. Hover over "Appearance"
  3. Click "Customize"
  4. On the menu, click "Homepage Settings"
  5. Select "A static page"
  6. In the Homepage drop down box, select the title of the page that you want to use as your home page
  7. Click "Publish" at the top
  8. Done

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