No two WordPress sites are the same. Because of that, not all WordPress sites look like blogs. Often times, you’ll want your WordPress site to have a more static appearance, with a welcome or landing page up front, while placing your blog posts in a secondary section of the blog. Fortunately, WordPress makes this extremely easy to do, without having to worry about moving anything around on your server or reinstalling. This lesson will go over the necessary steps to give your blog a static homepage, and move your blog posts onto a separate page with whatever name you like.
header.phpfile in a text editor. This can be anything from NotePad to a full HTML editor like NotePad++ or Coda for Mac users. Of course, you’d need to download the file first in order to do it this way.
Alternatively, you can edit
header.php (or any other file in your theme) by going clicking on the “Editor” link under the “Appearance” section of the dashboard. This will give you access to the theme code, but make sure you copy and save a backup before modifying anything!
Thanks to Shaun for noticing that this part needed clarification!
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