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    Default How do i make my home page a static page?

    How do i make my home page a static page?

    I have tried to set it up using navigation area of Socrates, but unless I make a post, I get the not found message, I do want to have a blog, but I want my home page to be a static page
    Cheers, Gordon

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    Gordon,

    This is a WordPress feature. Go to the Reading page under Settings. Select Static home page and pick which page you want it to be.
    Lynn T. Harrison
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    Thanks so much for your prompt reply, I guess that was quite a silly question I asked there

    Anyway, I have set the link for my home page, a few more questions if I may

    I entered in text, but there is a gap before the text, so there is a fair bit of white space, any ideas what is the cause of that?

    Also, say I wanted a few other links from my right footer na and also a link or two from the main top nav bar to also point to this home page, what is the best way to go about that? Use a plugin like page links to? would that be the handies way, or is there an easier way to do it?

    Quote Originally Posted by lynnth View Post
    Gordon,

    This is a WordPress feature. Go to the Reading page under Settings. Select Static home page and pick which page you want it to be.
    Cheers, Gordon

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    I'm not sure about the white space. Please post a link to the site and I can look. As far as the links, it all sounds like things you can setup in the Socrates Navigation page.
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    Just playing around getting used to the theme at the moment Lynne, the link is at:

    http://resources.whoisgordonmartin.com/

    Quote Originally Posted by lynnth View Post
    I'm not sure about the white space. Please post a link to the site and I can look. As far as the links, it all sounds like things you can setup in the Socrates Navigation page.
    Cheers, Gordon

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    I see some white space at the top of your main keyword post. It comes from a Google Adsense block you put into the in-post ad block. Google isn't supplying any ads for that block yet. Most likely due to the lack of content. They don't know what would be appropriate yet.
    Lynn T. Harrison
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