Front Page Template

In order to set up and activate built-in custom front page you need to
Create the page in your admin panel and

  1. name it:  Home
  2. select template “Front Page Excerpts” or “Front Page Posts”
  3. hit “Publish”
  4. Go to Appearances > Reading and set static page and choose “home” from drop-down menu.

Difference between two options “Front Page Excerpts” or “Front Page Posts” for front page is that with first option the posts will show as excerpts with the arrow to read full article and the second option will display full posts instead of excerpts.

Make sure go to Appearances > customize and set static page and choose "home" from drop-down menu.

Front Page static content + Blog content + Custom Fields

Custom fields are supported on Blog Posts and Pages.

Custom Fields content will appear after entry content before the closing article tag.

Custom Fields content will appear after entry content before the closing article tag.

Custom Field content on Home page will appear between slider and Latest Articles.

If you include content into home page it will be displayed above the blog dynamic content.

If you leave the home page content area empty it won’t display anything, just dynamic blog.

It can display headings, text, images, videos, links.

sample screenshot of Header + Text+ Video+Image banner

DON’T EDIT HOME PAGE NAME ITSELF, MUST BE NAMED “home”