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WordPress 3.7 Complete Third Edition by Aaron Hodge Silver, Karol Król

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Static websites

Let's start with static websites as they are the simplest type of non-blog websites and also the easiest ones to create (which shouldn't be surprising).

The best part about static websites is that building such a thing doesn't require any specific themes or plugins. The secret is your mindset as the developer. In essence, to pull this off effectively, the only things you need to do are:

  • Utilize the WordPress' pages functionality
  • Tune up the default home page to create a more static experience

The process

Firstly, let's tackle one common misconception. The point of a static website isn't to make the content hard-coded into the HTML or PHP files at all. The actual point is to abandon the standard chronological organization of content ...

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