WordPress Reading Settings

Now it’s time for Reading Settings. This screen contains the settings that affect the display of your content.

Here you can choose what’s displayed on the front page of your site — either your latest posts or a fixed/static page. 

Click on Settings → Reading option in WordPress.

Following are the details of the fields in reading settings.

Homepage displays: This section is used to display the homepage in any of the following format −

  1. Your latest posts: It displays latest posts on the front page.
  2. A static page: It displays the static pages on the front page.
  3. Front Page: You can select the actual page you want to display on front page from the drop down.
  4. Posts Page: You can select the page from the drop down which contains posts.
  5. Blog pages show at most: The number of posts to be displayed per page or site. By default, it is set as 10.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8.  Search Engine Visibility: After clicking on the checkbox, Discourage search engines from indexing this site, your site will be ignored by the search engine.

After filling all the information, click on Save Changes button to save your Reading Setting information.