is_front_page() are both conditional tags in WordPress that can be used to check whether the currently viewed page is the site’s Home Page.
However, they have slightly different meanings and use cases:
What is the difference between is_home and is_front_page functions in WordPress?
|check if the current page is the main blog posts index (latest posts)||Settings >Reading >Your homepage displays > |
Your latest posts
|check if the current page is the site’s front page (front page)||Settings >Reading >Your homepage displays > |
A static page (select below)
is_home function was introduced in WordPress v2.1 to help developers detect if the current page that the visitor is viewing is the Home Page.
If a static page is set for the front page of the site, this function will return true only on the page you set as the “Posts page”.
is_home() is used to check if the current page is the main blog page, while
is_front_page() is used to check if the current page is the site’s front page.
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