WordPress Website Setup - First Steps
Last Update: June 07, 2012
Step 2: General Site Settings (Static Homepage)
In your general site settings you can how proceed to set your "homepage", and "posts page".
There are a number or ways that you can setup your Wordpress website but it is recommended that you use a "Static" page for your homepage. This gives you control over what people see when they visit your website in their browser:
Visiting: www.yourdomain.com should display your homepage and the next steps will explain how to make this happen.
From the General Site Settings choose "Reading" and proceed to choose "static page" from the options.
From the drop down choose "Home" for your homepage and "Blog" for your posts page.
Save your settings.
What this does is configures all of your blog posts to live within a specific page on your site:
All blog pages on your site will be found like this:
All pages on your site will be found like this: