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[resolved] WordPress Website + Blog? (3 posts)

  1. newyorkcity
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm designing a website that I want powered by wordpress at http://www.site.com but i also want a blog on the website at http://www.site.com/blog.

    I have wordpress installed in the root directory, so how do I make sure new blog posts get posted onto site.com/blog and give that page its own theme?

  2. Dee Teal
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    In terms of having your blog page as different from your home page, create a page called blog (ensuring the slug is blog), and a page called home, and then go to the site settings >> Reading and where it says Front page displays - set the home page to home and the posts page to blog.

    In the case of having differently styled templates for the various areas of your site - create the templates and assign them to the relevant pages from the admin menu.

    Start here for an overview of what's possible, and check in again if any of it needs explanation.

    http://gabediaz.com/blog/custom-category-page-and-post-templates-for-wordpress/

  3. newyorkcity
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    thanks! go tit workin

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