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[resolved] Front page display settings - where have they gone (3 posts)

  1. Begadoc
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    As a a newby to WordPress I am struggling to follow tutorials which refer to settings in Dashboard which have been changed in 3.3

    I am trying to alter the front page which I gather used to be done via Settings - Reading and selecting Post or Static page and if the latter which one. That option is no longer available o that settings screen and I can't find where it is.

    So how do I change my front page from the default latest Post screen to a static page which I can edit?

    Many thanks and Merry Christmas.

    Ian

  2. Jeff Smith
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi Ian,

    It's still on my Reading settings page. What do you see where it used to be?

    While sorting out this issue, you can quickly make this change by going to http://yoursite.com/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page and choosing the page you want for your homescreen.

    Merry Christmas!
    Jeff

  3. Begadoc
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi Jeff
    Thanks for the reply. Dashboard - Settings - Readings produces

    Blog pages show at most - Data entry box
    Syndication feeds show the most recent - Data entry box

    For each article in a feed show - Select button Full text or summary

    Encoding for pages and feeds - UTF8 set as default

    & that's it!

    I'll have a look at your suggestion in the meantime.

    Ian

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