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Noob question.

I would like to use Wordpress such that a single installation can support pages and blog posts at different URLs. I have a site built, and we want to use Wordpress for both marketing landing pages and blog pages. Examples:

Marketing "static pages" live at the root URL (and are set via Wordpress CMS as 'pages'):

  • ht_tp://website.com/faq
  • ht_tp://website.com/story
  • ht_tp://website.com/wizard-sauce

However, the blog lives at the blog URL:

  • ht_tp://website.com/blog/post-1 etc. etc.

Any clues on how to best accomplish? Thanks y'all.

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This is very simple and can be accomplished all through the admin interface.

First, create pages named Home and Blog under Pages.

Then go to Settings > Reading, and under Front page displays, set Front page to your Home page, and Posts page to your Blog page.

Next, under Settings > Permalinks, Select Custom Structure and enter /blog/%postname%/.

If you also want category and tag permalinks to contain blog, you can set those to blog/category and blog/tag.

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If I wanted to use multiple sites under my own Wordpress installation I would use the multisite features of Wordpress. See: http://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network

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    I would definitely recommend against using multisite for something so simple. – Milo Oct 17 '14 at 13:45

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