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Create the Pages

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Now that you know how pages and posts matter for site structure, we're are going to begin by creating pages. We will get to adding blog functionality a bit later in this process of creating a Professional Services Website. We've got an outline of our pages that we just looked at. This is the website

Configuring WordPress to be Like a Traditional Website

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We're going to start off by configuring WordPress to act like a traditional website. There are just going to be pages. It doesn't have a blog and it’s not going to use categories or tags or anything like that. All it's going to use are pages. I’m going to show you a bit of structure

Part 10 – Configure Pages on WordPress

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After the WordPress install on the new host, let's see what it did with pages in that process. It created a front page and it's got a sample page. It did not create a blog post page. Let’s look under settings, in general. The times zone setting is really going to be UTC+8… you know

Thesis 2.0 – The Difference Between the Home Template and the Front Page Template

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In this session we discuss the difference between the home template and the front page template. The Front Page Template only applies to a static front page and the Home Page Template always applies only to the Posts page. But if both the home and front pages are customizable, why do they both exist? Now

Custom Front Page Loop that Displays One Post from Each Category – Part 2 – Create the Static Front Page

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This is the second in a short series on creating a custom home page that will display the first post from each category.  In this second part we create a static front page and give it a custom template.  We briefly discuss what a static front page is. Rick: So what we’re going to work

Should My Site Have a Static Front Page?

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This member asks whether or not her site should use a static front page for its home page rather than a traditional blog page. We discuss the situations in which a static front page is appropriate and consider the SEO implications of a blog page versus static page. Rick: So the next question you asked

What is the Home Page and Where is it on My Dashboard?

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This member notes that his home page doesn’t show up in the page list. He wonders where he can find it in the dashboard. WordPress uses 3 terms that can be referred to as the “Home Page”. Those terms are Home Page, Front Page and Posts Page. We discuss the difference between them and show

The WordPress Home Page, Posts Page and Front Page

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In this basic lesson I discuss the differences between the home page, the posts page and the front page. WordPress uses these terms in very specific ways. I also demonstrate how to create a static front page and the behavior of a posts page. And so what we’ll do now is we will move on