I have installed a plugin called “WP Blog and Widget” Apparently its a very popular wordpress blog addon. I got it to display the blog post on my front page. Using the short code of
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I only have 1 blog post, i don’t know if this short code will replace the old blog post with a new blog post if i make one…. Guess that remains to be seen. If you know of something better to use to display blog post onto front page Let me know.
I would like to remove the “written by” with author name.
Any ideas on what files i need to edit to make this go away?
mjbcomputers.com <— blog post preview at bottom of page
mjbcomputers.com/blog-post/is-your-data-backed-up/ <— my first blog post
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