How does one apply an action to one particular page within admin?

I've added a bunch of wysiwyg editors to one page ("Home") and now I don't need the main editor. But the function below - of course - removes the editor from all pages:

function remove_editor_from_home_page() {

  remove_post_type_support( 'page', 'editor' );

add_action( 'init', 'remove_editor_from_home_page' );

How can I target the Home page within admin by name - "Home" - or by page_id?

This other WPSE answer doesn't want to work for me: Target a certain page within wordpress backend

add_action( 'add_meta_boxes_page', 'wpse_57924_remove_editor' );
function wpse_57924_remove_editor( $post )
    if ( $post->ID == get_option( 'page_on_front' ) /* or hardcode ID if not front page */ )
        remove_post_type_support( 'page', 'editor' );
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  • Works great. Hardcoding the page ID # doesn't, though. Also: how did you determine the string 'page_on_front' for the "Home" page? How do I target other pages by name? – markratledge Jul 9 '12 at 18:20
  • page_on_front is the ID for the "static front page" under Settings > Reading. You can use other properties of $post to compare to, like post_name (the slug) or post_title (the title). – TheDeadMedic Jul 9 '12 at 18:27

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