Front page of WordPress Site

From Help Wiki

By default, your front page will display your latest posts. You can change this to be a static page instead.

Screenshot of selecting static front page in WordPress

To change what displays as your front page

  1. From your Dashboard navigate to Appearance > Customize
  2. Choose Static Front Page
  3. From the option to choose what your front page displays choose A static page
  4. Select the page you want to be your front page or Add New to create the page
  5. If you plan on using posts in your site select the page where posts will be displayed or choose Add New if it doesn't already exist
    • Common page names for post pages include: News, Announcements, Blog
  6. Click Save & Publish to apply your changes


See also: http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/front-page/