I recently upgraded and I'm starting a new website - I'm pretty used to WP and have used it for some time. I wanted to create a static front page, I've done it before so I went into "Reading" inside "Settings" and tried to do so - but no matter where I looked I couldn't find the static front page option.
I thought maybe it had been removed, so I looked around codex and found this article:
Which confirms that it is possible to do - but all I see is everything from
"Blog pages show at most"
Nothing above that.