The home page of a site. Could either contain the blog index, or a static page.

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Using pre_get_posts on true pages and static front pages

I have done quite extensive research on how to use pre_get_posts on true pages and the static front pages, and it seems that there is no fool proof method. The best option I found to date was from a ...
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Add Adsense code in index.php

My wordpress blog homepage has thumbnail gallery. I want add adsense image ad code to 5,10 place. Below code from my index <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> ...
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When to use is_home() vs is_front_page()?

I've found that is_front_page appears to return true when I'm viewing the home page and have a single sticky post assigned there. It also returns true when I've assigned a page as the static front ...
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How to make my front page display only the most recent sticky post, plus usual widgets?

WP 3.3.1, Suffusion 4.0.2 I am trying to figure out how to make my front page display only the most recent post marked sticky. I can't find how to do this in the documentation. What I'm trying to ...
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Programmatically set page_on_front

I am trying to programmatically set the 'page_on_front' option with the id value retrieved from the get_page_by_title command... $homepage = get_page_by_title( 'Front Page' ); ...
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Custom background for the index page only?

I am stuck at add_custom_background. I can change background color/image but I only want to change my index page. Currently, the changes apply on the whole page. I want to make the changes from ...
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How to create custom home page via plugin?

I want to code a plug-in that creates new custom home page. Note that I have never coded any plug-in before. 1) After activation of plug-in user needs to go to the options of the plug-in and set up ...
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How to add “Stick this post to the front page” to front end?

I have a baseball related website with multiple authors. I use the "Stick this post to the front page" to denote an "Editor's Pick" on an article. I would like to add a link/button to allow editor to ...
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Pagination not Working on only Front page on latest verson of WordPress

My pagination is not working on front page for custom post type, its working properly when is not select for front page. My code in functions.php /** pagination **/ function fruit_pagination($pages ...
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wordpress Static Page pagination

Im Using a post query in wordpress BUT the Pagination is not working, i don't know whats the problem BUT here is my code and i guess it's correct and no problem with it it shows that there is pages ...
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wp_title() empty on a static front page

I'm trying to use wp_title() to create a heading for my pages, but I'm using a static front page and, while all of the other pages render the title properly, the front page won't. This is what I'm ...
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What is the correct method for determining 'is_front_page' when using filters such as 'pre_get_posts' and 'posts_where'?

On my site several filters should be applied if the user is viewing the static home page. My understanding is that is_front_page() should determine if that is indeed the case. However, whenever I ...
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Load front-page.php from subfolder

My front-page.php works fine in the WordPress root folder. But I would like to put it in the page-templates subfolder. How do I make it load from there?
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How to prevent the default home rewrite to a static page

I'm looking for a way to prevent the default behaviour (when you have a static page set as the site homepage or 'frontpage' (in settings>reading>front page displays ); I want the domain.com/ ...
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How to check if current static page is frontpage from admin plugin

I set static page as front page. I need to know if user currently on homepage in my custom plugin. Functions is_home() and is_front_page() doesn't works, since homepage is static page. I can get an ...
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Filter front page posts by category

I have three categories (news, pics, vids), but I have all of them showing up on my front page. I would just like the front page to have the news category (and possibly uncategorized category) to ...
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Displaying recent post excerpts on static front page

I'm trying to display a static front page with recent posts at the bottom. Specifically, I want to display just an excerpt from the recent posts, as would be returned by the_content() if I had a ...
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Trying to exclude first 5 posts from the first page on the homepage

I'm trying to exclude the first 5 posts from the first page on the homepage, but I'm unable to get it right. This is the patern that I'd like to follow: Page 1: Post 5, Post 6, Post 7, Post 8, Post ...
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/Page2 shows the same posts as /Page1

My issue is that i use this plugin http://wordpress.org/plugins/page-layout-builder/ But when i on my frontpage, press on the 'page 2' button, it then shows page 2 but with the same posts as page ...
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how to create a static front page for my blog in wordpress

I need the php code to create a static front page for my blog. How do I do it with php in WordPress?
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Static Front-Page Excerpts

Working on a new site, I'm trying to plant recent post excerpts on a static front-page. I had been doing all my static content outside of wordpress (as static files), but was convinced to pull ...