The homepage main content widget area is the content holder for the main contents of the home page. Here you can place the display widgets to display the main highlights of your website.
The scope of this widget area is vast. It can accommodate most of the available widgets. It appears alongside the homepage sidebar and below the slider. The main content area as the name describes is the area to place the main content of the homepage.
What to place in the homepage main content area
The homepage should contain a glimpse of the contents of the whole website. Besides, the homepage main content widget area also displays the featured posts on the homepage. As the name suggests, it the main content area of the home page where useful and intuitive content should be placed.
T- Homepage display posts
This widget can be used to show a series of posts of a certain post type in the home page main content area. The widget can be configured and following fields can be set as per the requirements:
Title : The title suitable to the content.
View all link: View all content page link.
View all text: If you want to write something else than “view all”, Example : Display all, show more, etc.
Number of posts : Number of posts to be shown by the widget.
View : Display the post in list view or the Grid view.
Categories : Select the categories for the post.
Sorting options : Select the criteria for sorting of the post.
The homepage main content widget area is the most useful widget area. This widget area will contain all the contents of the home page. For instance, Mr ABC runs a stockbrokers.in directory with the listings of stock brokers in a particular city. The stock brokers post their listings to get advertised through the website. Here, Mr. ABC can earn more through the Directory website by the featured posts on the homepage on the request of the listing owners.
Also, he can use the home page main content widget area to place the advertisements through text widgets. Apart from them, he can also show a part of his website’s post through Homepage display posts and the popular posts.