WordPress – Learn About WordPress Reading Setting

Following are the steps to access the reading settings −

Step (1) − Click on Settings → Reading option in WordPress.

WordPress Reading Setting

Step(2) − The Reading Settings page is displayed as shown in the following screen.

WordPress Reading Setting

The following are the details of the fields in reading settings.

  • Frontpage displays − This section is used to display the front page in any of the following formats −
    • Your latest posts − It displays latest posts on the front page.
    • A static page − It displays the static pages on the front page.
    • FrontPage − You can select the actual page you want to display on the front page from the drop-down.
    • Posts Page − You can select the page from the drop-down which contains posts.
  • 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 sites 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 − After clicking on the checkbox, Discourage search engines from indexing this site, your site will be ignored by the search engine.

Step(3) − After filling all the information, click on the Save Changes button to save your Reading Setting information.

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