Adding a welcome message to the front page


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Adding a welcome message to the front page

If you have been following this course from the very beginning, you should now have a pretty good idea of how you can use a child theme to change the styles of your site and also change functionality of your site. Now we are going to take what we have learned and change the overall site to make it easier for the visitors to understand and use. You may have noticed that when you use a WordPress theme you generally have one of two options on the front page: you either have the index, which shows the latest posts, or you have a front page template that shows some sort of welcome message, maybe a video, and some widgets or other stuff.

None of these are really good front page for people who are just starting out and just came to your site, because if you have the index, all you see is new content and if you have the static front page, you have a static front page with no new content. What I want to do is combine the two so you get a welcome message at the top, maybe with an image or a video, ...

Adding a welcome message to the front page
Video duration: 1m 22s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Adding a welcome message to the front page provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the WordPress 3: Building Child Themes

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Web
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WordPress
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