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RobbyDesigns
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This page says it all: http://robbydesigns.com/?page_id=2

Note that useless url . gordon bennet!

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ponjoh
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Dude, you can change the URL format :P Settings > Permalinks.

Don’t you dare insult my precious Wordpress! ;)

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Hein
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Oh man :D

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danharper
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As pointed out above, changing the URL structure to something friendlier is simple.

As for a “real” homepage, well WordPress is designed first-and-foremost as a blog system, so it makes sense for the blog posts to be your home page.

But changing that is simple, too:
  • Create two new pages: ‘Home’ and ‘Blog’
  • Go to Settings > Reading
  • For ‘Front Page Displays…’ pick ‘A Static Page’
  • Set your ‘Front Page’ as ‘Home’ and ‘Posts Page’ as ‘Blog’.
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contempoinc
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Definitely should do a little research before you come out dogging the almighty WP ;)

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RobbyDesigns
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Dude, you can change the URL format :P Settings > Permalinks. Don’t you dare insult my precious Wordpress! ;)

The URL format only allows rubbish url’s like above or date/time NOT proper url’s like /about-me.html or alike.

The crap that shows on the right is there for every page. Even if I delete those right hand parts they stay—example, it simply says ‘Blogroll’ with no entries.

Oh my word, you guys have a lot of patience.

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Ivor
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“Too techy, too boring, too uselsss.” Oh my god dude, this isn’t the right place to talk sh?t about WP :D PSDTuts have this :

http://psd.tutsplus.com/articles/news/(name of the article)

Why would you like to have .html? that’s kinda sucks!

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RobbyDesigns
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ha ha, guess I lost my rag there but I have to admit this WP is hardcore compared to coding static HTML /XHTML.

I am battling my way through it but need a little help, I figured out the url’s : http://robbydesigns.com/about but how come I cant get rid of all that mess on the right (BlogRoll, Categories, etc etc etc) Is it that I have simply bought a rubbish theme (not from Envato btw).

Maybe my idea of using WP for a web design portfolio isnt so good, maybe (like you guys said) it’s fine for Blogs.

?

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bobegods
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“Hey guys, I’m RobbyDesigns. I really want to know how I can get somethin’ for nothin’? I am FOR HIRE but I don’t want to take the time to actually DO THE WORK . Ha, ha. Guess it wouldn’t hurt me to actually READ through a few tutorials on the WordPress website, eh? Maybe I should’ve done that before I made a fool of myself. Hee hee. Oh well, maybe I’ll just stick with my good buddy HTML …”

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bobegods
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Sorry man. Just thought I’d throw in some humor. WP is the only way to go. Really. There is little that come close.

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