The front page of a blog is obviously of great importance to the overall design.
Up until a few years ago, most blogs simply showed posts in order of publication, the most recent at the top.
Then excerpts became popular, and later magazine-style front pages.
The purpose of the front page will, of course, vary a bit from one type to another; for example, a personal blog will be different from a professional multi-author blog.
In this post, we will take a look at the options that bloggers and designers have for showing content on the front page, and some reasons for choosing each.