WordPress change number of posts on the homepage

If you feel like your homepage should display more posts, there’s a simple option that allows you to change the number of posts displayed.

In short, go to WordPress admin > Settings > Reading > Blog pages show at most => and change the value to the desired one.

For example, by default there was 10 posts displayed on my website.

Yoann Bierling, WordPress change number of posts displayed in homepage : 10 posts displayed by default
WordPress 10 posts displayed by default

To change it, once in the WordPress administration panel, find Settings and click on Reading.

Yoann Bierling, WordPress change number of posts displayed in homepage : reading settings in administration panel
WordPress reading settings in administration panel

In the Reading Settings, change the value next to Blog pages show at most to the desired value, 10 was displayed by default.

Yoann Bierling, WordPress change number of posts displayed in homepage : reading settings by default
WordPress reading settings by default

Once changed to another value, like 20, click on Save Changes.

Yoann Bierling, WordPress change number of posts displayed in homepage : reading settings adjusted
WordPress reading settings adjusted to desired number of posts

You should get a confirmation message, as usual when changing WordPress settings.

Yoann Bierling, WordPress change number of posts displayed in homepage : reading settings saved
WordPress reading settings saved

Then go back to the homepage, and admire the result !

Yoann Bierling, WordPress change number of posts displayed in homepage : changed to 20 posts displayed
WordPress number of posts changed to 20 displayed

If you are using some cache plugin, like WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache, you might have to go in their option and reset the cache in order to see the change.

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