How to set the Homepage (Front Page) in WordPress

🗓️ Updated: 24.08.2022
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In this article we will look at the option of how to set the required page as the website’s Homepage (Front Page). There will be no code, we will do everything through the WordPress admin dashboard.

WordPress displays your latest posts on the website’s Front page by default. But we want to change that.

How to change the Homepage in WordPress?

Step #1. Add a new page:

Write any name: Home or Homepage – it makes no difference. And press publish:

It should also be noted that some of the themes have additional templates specifically made for the home page:

An example of selecting a template for a page (in the right column of the admin dashboard)

So, we added a page (by the way, you do not need to create a new page, you can choose a ready one), published it, now what?

Step #2. Go to Settings → Reading

Next, pay attention to the subheading “Your homepage displays”. And there you need to change the choice to “A Static page”. And in front of the”Homepage” select our newly created page.

Click the “Save Changes” button and that’s it! The homepage has changed.

Now in the section “Pages” you will see which specific page is displayed as your website’s Front Page:


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