Questions tagged [homepage]

In WP the term `homepage` can be a bit confusing. It is used in the normal way, for the main page of a site, but sometimes also for the page that contains the newest posts, even if this is not the main page of the site.

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Duplicate homepage to show posts from 1 category

I'm trying to accomplish the following: I wan't to display all posts from a certain category on a page that has the same layout as the homepage of the actual blog. I found the following online to ...
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Using a conditional tag for the home page banner

I'm setting up my wordpress website on my server now and have the rotating images on the home page and it's beautiful, but now I want to have a conditional tag telling wordpress if it's not the home ...
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Use Single Blog Post as Site Front Page Without Redirect

I am attempting to do something similar to the accepted answer on this question Is it possible to use a single custom post as the site front page My problem is that this implementation causes a ...
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Twenty Eleven: Home Page, View full post of most recent post & Summary of the rest

I am using the Twenty Eleven theme and need to show the full content of the latest post and then show the rest as summary. I'm looking for instructions/help on how to display, on the home page, the ...
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How to remove automatic generated <p> tag in Home page

I am new to Wordpress and need some helps here. I am trying to add posts that have written codes for the demonstrated purpose of programming languages. I installed SyntaxHighlighter Evolved plugin. ...
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What is the advantage of using home.php over index.php for the front page

I am building a theme and wondering whether or not to include a home.php file or not. The theme (which will not be available to the public) will be mainly used with a static home page and separate ...
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Change Site Title and Description html tags if not home page

For the purpose of good HTML structure, accessibility and SEO I'd like to change the site's title and description from H1 and H2 to P when appearing on any page other than the homepage. A conditional ...
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Showing a list of posts when homepage is custom

I am developing a custom theme. I edited my home.php to show something custom. I also edited index.php to display a list of posts or other things. After this I can't get a list of all posts which ...
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How to create a language selection homepage? [closed]

I have a projects that needs a homepage similar to this one. I know there are many multi-language plugins out there. Here's exactly what I need: if isHomepage and noLanguageSeleted show ...
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wordpress alchemy put custom metabox on certain page only

I want to put the custom metabox I have only on the home page but I am not sure how to go about doing this. I am using the following to add the custom meta box to all the pages. How would I select ...
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Single random post in homepage

I want to display single random post in it's entirety in the homepage.I've tried many methods, but the main issue was that it won't display the content, only heading, or display content, but only an ...
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Wordpress custom login and register page problem?

I have created custom pages login page and register page in wordpress. My login page has to come when i visit the site. How do i make login page as the first page on the site. And how do i remove ...
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Finding the index page using the admin panel of wordpress

I am helping out a non profit and they wanted some help in modifying the home page of their site .I looked around the admin area but I couldnt not find the index page anywhere so that I could make the ...
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home.php or frontpage (via settings) for theme?

OK. I'm getting conflicting instructions from my training resources (again). This time the issue for me is "how to set a default homepage". One tutorial (Coyers "WordPress 3: Creating and Editing ...
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Confusing about permalink

I'm nubie in WP and I have some problems but the annoying for me is the default permalink. When tried to visit my site from top of the dashboard link, it says "mydomain.com/home" instead mydomain.com. ...
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For homepage images (for small business website), is it better to use custom fields or post_thumbnail?

Already searched on here and couldn't find question so forgive me if it's been asked. I'm trying to use dynamic images on a homepage so my client can maintain the images. I've seen tutorials where one ...
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On home page remove link from logo

I'd like to remove the link that is generated around the logo when users are on the home page. Does wordpress have a built in function so I can wrap an if condition around the logo in the template so ...
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is_front_page breaks with url parameters generated by a plugin

I have a website that displays a specific layout feature only on the homepage, and this is working fine. However, the client has suggested that they would like the website to be bilingual, and so I ...
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Installing Google analytics to home page

I've installed a plugin that puts google analytics code to the page of each post. But it did not install google analytics code to home page and because only a small portion of users click on the post'...
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Different banner on home page

How can I have one larger banner on the home page, but a smaller banner on all other pages. My home page is actually a page (as opposed to a post). But I'm thinking the banner is too big (and the ...
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wordpress help needed. How to display both home.php and index.php?

Hey guys i recently created a theme. I want to show home.php when a visitor visit home page but all my blog posts are listed in index.php file. Can someone suggest me how to display index.php i tried ...
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How to get the true permalink of the static home page?

I asked a very similar question earlier today (http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/30392/how-to-get-the-original-post-id-of-a-static-home-page) and thought I had the answer, but now it ...
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How to get the original post_id of a static home page?

I can't figure out how to get the original post_id of a specific page if that page has been set as the static posts page of the blog. I have a page that normally has a post_id of 95, but as soon as I ...
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Show only preview of posts on the homepage?

Is it possible to only have a couple lines shown per post (or even 0 lines) on the homepage? Instead of dumping the whole article on the page?
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Show content only on front page?

I want to add some content (slider) only on the home page. I don't want it to apear on the other pages. I am trying following: <?php if(is_home()) { ?> <div> ... <div> } ?> But ...
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Exclude function from homepage only?

There is a function in a theme that I am using that does some pagination stuff. I do NOT want that function to show up on my home page (only), so I'm trying to set up an if/else statement but can't ...
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Theme Development -> Specific Homepage

I am a beginner to starting a Wordpress template from scratch, so I am open to any helpful links or help that can be given to me :) Questions: What would this file be called front-page or home.php? ...
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Set home page to last page of a certain category

I want to create a new website with reversed pagination (I mean latest post is found in last page , while oldest one is found in first page) I could do that already with "Default Sort Ascend" plugin. ...
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Changing the homepage

Is it possible to change the Home page so it's not a blog, but a page? And also is it possible to change the name of the homepage? If yes, how is this done? Thanks, Richard
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How to exclude my home page from url of my internal pages?

I just definsed at Setting> Reading a page I have created called "home" as my homepage. The change was ok, but since them all my internal pages url shows an extra /home/in their urls. How can I avoid ...
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Wordpress Enqueue for homepage only, functions.php, wp-framework

I'd like to replace my: if(is_home()) { wp_enqueue_script( 'homestuff', get_theme_part( THEME_JS . '/home.js' ), array( 'jquery' ), null, true ); wp_enqueue_script( '...
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How can I confirm I'm on the home page

I have the index.php in themes directory as my homepage. How can I confirm programmatically that the homepage was called in my functions.php? is_home() and is_front_page() is true for other pages and ...
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Allow users to edit home page from WordPress (home.php problems)

I am wondering how do you create a home page with a custom design like banners different layout from other pages while allowing users to edit it. I used to use home.php problem is user cannot edit ...
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Main timeline in a different path

I have a home.php file which I am using as my home page and it is showing a specific page. In my index.php I have my main timeline. But when I access this page I get redirected to home.php. How can ...
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I want Page titles and excerpts to show up on home.php in certain order

In the functions.php, I have the following code added: add_post_type_support( 'page', 'excerpt' ); This allows pages to have excerpts. The reason I want an excerpt is because I want to call only ...
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Adding "latest from the blog" to the homepage

I have a big problem and no clue how to solve it :) I want to add a "module" to my homepage (static homepage, not blog posts) that will display the 2 latest blog posts in a very particular way and ...
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Skip 5 latest post while paging?

In the index.php page, I need to skip 5 posts (the last 5 posts in the blog). I use the WP-Paginate plugin, but all pages show the same. I'm using offset=5, this is my code: <?php $paged = (...
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1 post per category on homepage and counting those posts

What I'm trying to do on my homepage is to pull the latest post from each of 6 categories but then I need the variable $counter to increase (+1) for each post so that I can style them properly. I've ...
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Redirect /home to home.php

In my WP admin's "Pages" section is a page called "Home" with a URL of /home. This page's content gets called by my index.php file. My problem is the /home page is coming up in search results, or ...
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Random and Erroneous Wordpress Redirect

Would somebody mind postulating and possible reasons why their is an automated redirect on my homepage that adds /admin to the URL. Please visit www.divethegap.com/update. You will see that it ...
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On Install, which code sets the 'home' option?

I'm just doing some wordpress development and wondered for a brand new install, which code within core is generating the first value that get's filled into the home option? I'm looking for the code ...
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How to find the posts page (home page) programatically

What php code can be used to find the page object that hosts the blogs? Note that this may not be the same as the first page of the web site. In the admin section we can specify in which page to ...
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How can I make my posts on my home page just show summaries?

My home page lists all my recent posts, however it displays each post in its entirety. Is there any way I can force it to just show a preview, such as the first 10 lines? This would enable views to ...
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How to make the post summary taller?

right now our posts on the landing page are only showing 2 lines of the content. How can I get the posts to show 5 lines of the content each?
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How to setup a membership system in Wordpress?

I have been setting up a wordpress for a business memberships, where the business sign up and list their company information to our site. Once they become a member their company listing and what they ...
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Add new post redirection [closed]

I don't know whats wrong going on with my website, this is the second redirection problem going on, Whenever I add a new post, After adding title, When I try to add the content, My own websites home-...
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Template file for static posts page does not get loaded?

I have this inside my posts page (set in the admin panel: Posts Page: Blog): blog.php <?php /** * Template Name: Blog * @package WordPress * @subpackage Prominent * @...
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Summary and Comments on Main landing Page

I am having a wordpress blog at http://thelazy.info/ . By default, only one post is displayed on the page. I want to increase the default content on the main page to 5-10 posts with a small ting of ...
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Making a wordpress page the index on the site?

Is it possible to make a "page, not a blog post" the main entry on your site? I'd like to be able to create a summary of the latest content as the first page the user visits on my site. I'm using ...
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Why does my Posts page only show a single post when using Thematic?

This seems to be a Thematic theme bug becuase if I switch to other themes, everything is working as expected. This is not the first time I created a frontpage using a static page. I made sure I ...

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