The screen contains the settings to let you decide the display of your content. You can decide if you want to display "your latest post" or a "static page" as your "main page". You can adjust the numberof blog pages to show at most and syndication feeds to show at the most recent. You can choose the styling for each article in the display i.e either it can be full text or summary. In addition you can choose to enable or disable the search engine visibility.

Reading Settings

Your Home Page Display
  • Your Latest Posts: Select this radio button to display your latest post on the home page.
  • A Static Page: Check this radio button to choose a static page to be displayed as the Home Page. At the same time, you need to select the page where you want to display your posts.
  • Front Page: Select the page in the drop-down box that you want to display as the front page. In case you do not select any page, then your home page will be the same as your posts page. Another important thing to keep in mind is to never save your page as home.php it will create a problem when you try to view the blog section of your home page.
  • Posts Page: In the pull-down box select the page that you want to use to display your posts. If you do not select any page you will not be able to access the posts page via. categories, archives, or calendar links. Even if it is a password protected page then also visitors will not be able to view the page. Also, assigned templates will be ignored and the index.php page will control its display.

Blog Pages show at most

It allows you to enter the number of posts that you want to display per page in your site.

Blog Pages show at most

It enables you to choose the number of feeds that you want to allow the people to view when they download one of your site's feed. You just need to enter the number in the input box.

For each article in the feed show

It enables you to choose whether or not the feed will include full article or just a summary.

  • Full Text: Click this radio button to include the full content for each page.
  • Summary: Click this radio button to include the summary of the post.
Search Engine Visibility

You can control whether or not your site will be crawled by the robots, ping services, and spiders. You can check the box to discourage the search engines from indexing your site.