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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, Second Edition by Matt Beck, Jessica Neuman Beck

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3. Settings

In This Chapter

General Settings 44

Writing Settings 47

Reading Settings 50

Discussion Settings 52

Media Settings 55

Privacy 57

Permalinks 58

Putting It All Together 60

One of the great things about WordPress is the way it can be customized. Without entering a smidgen of code, you can choose how many posts are displayed, pick a static page for your front page, add or change your site’s title and tagline, and set sizes for your uploaded images and thumbnails.

You can access all the settings for your WordPress site through the Dashboard’s sidebar menu, under Settings.

General Settings

The General Settings section contains a selection of basic information about your site and how it is configured .

The top half of the General Settings ...

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