This little tidbit is for all you WordPress themers out there. It is important that your theme displays the proper title on the page no matter what settings a user has on their site. So in the example above, I want to set a static page as my homepage and delegate another page to host my blog aka posts page. So now that my posts page is no longer the front page, I want to display the page title that the user assigned to that page in my theme. This helps add clarity for users and makes all of my pages have a more consistent appearance. Rather than leaving it up to the user to go in and try to hack your theme to get the page title to appear, you decide you want to display this page title for them automatically.
Understanding Posts, Pages, and Archives
Do you want to create a separate page for blog posts in WordPress? By default, WordPress displays your blog posts on the homepage. However, if you are making a business website or simply want to customize your homepage, then you may want a separate page for your blog section.
Step 2: Adjust the WordPress Reading Settings
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Resources Blog. If you are creating a website from a fresh WordPress install , your blog posts will appear on the home page by default. However, you can create a blog page dedicated to posts on your website if you want your homepage to focus on something else. For example, if you sell a service or run an online shop, you might want your home page to reflect the actual shopping aspect. You can then create a new blog page to display your posts in WordPress. Many websites do not have a blog at their inception.