The Homepage Template!
You can change the look of your homepage by using the “Homepage Template”.
Then, you can make your page appear as your new site’s home and have your blog appear on a “Blog” page by changing Settings > Reading
You can change your header by setting a featured image for the page plus have control over the position of your logo.
Display content on this page using the Visual Editor and insert some shortcodes for layout and style!
You have the option of displaying the latest posts from your blog. You can display the blog in 1, 2 or 3 columns with the option of a sidebar.