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WordPress 2.7 Complete by Hasin Hayder, April Hodge Silver

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The home page

For any non-blog website, the home page serves a very important role. The home page has to perform many functions at once. The users need to know whether they've come to the right place, who owns the website, what they do, whether the website is current, and what the most important things about the entity that owns the site are.

A home page that just has a Welcome! header and four paragraphs of text will not accomplish all this. A good home page often has a number of blocks, each of which has a different snippet of information in it. Every snippet will communicate one or more important pieces of information to the users and drive them into the most important parts of the site.

If the website owner has the time and commitment to add ...

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