I'm trying to set a wordpress static HTML front page, which doesn't seem trivial.
I tried three approaches:
1) add a index.html, and rename index.php to blog.php. Change the permalink into custom:
/blog.php?p=%postid%. However for handling categories, the generated link is
2) add a index.html, and rename index.php to blog.php. Change the installation position into
www.mydomain.com/blog.php in my dashboard. This time it direct to
3) add a page and set it to be displayed as frontpage in my dashboard/settings/reading. However for this solution, I don't know how to change the overall html of a page edited in wordpress. I can only modify the html for the body but I need to change it whole.