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Assuming I have a page with the URL http://papermepress.com?page_id=2 that I want to set as the default, what do I need to do so that when a user types in just http://papermepress.com they see that page?

Is it a simple configuration option or do I need a plugin of some sort?

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what about my imaginings editor? are they of no importance?....just kidding :) – user14432 Oct 4 '12 at 20:35
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From your dashboard, visit Settings > Reading and select and for the first option, Front page displays select A static page (select below) and then select that specific page (and then another page you create for your posts to show up on if you would like).

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Yes. Not another plugin! – user14432 Oct 4 '12 at 20:29

You don't need a plugin for this - simply log in to your wordpress admin console, select SETTINGS, then select READING option and then choose "front page displays" - "a static page" and select the page you want to be displayed

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Thanks...but Zach beat you to it. – user14432 Oct 4 '12 at 20:30

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