The Reading Settings set everything related to the front page. This includes the number of posts displayed, the blog page, and the home page.
Click on Settings → Reading option in WordPress.
The reading settings page is displayed as shown in figure 2 below:
The reading setting details are as follows:
- Front page displays − Contains the subsections below:
- Your latest posts − It displays your latest posts on the front page, normally in chronological order (first to last).
- A static page − It displays a static page on the front page.
- Front Page − You can select an actual page you want to display on the front page from the drop-down. Create it prior for best results.
- Posts Page − You can select the page from the drop-down which contains posts. This will call the Blog page.
- Blog pages show at most − The number of posts to be displayed per page or site. By default, it is set as 10.
- Syndication feeds show the most recent − The user can view the number of posts when they download one of the site feeds. By default, it is set as 10.
- For each article in a feed, show − This section is used to display the post by selecting any of the following formats −
- Full Text − It displays the complete post. It is set as default.
- Summary − It displays the summary of the post.
- Search Engine Visibility − If you check the box: Discourage search engines from indexing this site, your site will be ignored by search engines. Ignore it, unless you know what you are doing.
Remember to click on the Save Changes button to save all that you’ve edited on your WordPress dashboard.