Services page is my acting home page, first want viewers to see about chef

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Currently my (services) page is acting as my (Home) page. Can you assist with how can I change my (about) page to my (home) page, Made an effort to do this but the menu options would not allow. If you go to www.jacobspersonalchefservices.com it land's right on services page, when I want potential client' s to see (ABOUT) first.
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Jen

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Hi Jacob,

The page called "index" in the Sitebuilder is your default home page and is the first page your site will open. So, if you want to use a different page as the first page that people go to, then here's how to set this up:

1. Open your site in Sitebuilder and it will open the page currently named index.

2. Rename the current index page, using Page > Save Page As - you can call it Services. This creates a copy of the page under the new name.

3. Then rename the page you would like to be your index page (About-us), also using the Page > Save Page As function, to "index" (make sure that you use the lower case i, not a capital I).

4. A dialog box will pop up in your browser to check whether you want to overwrite the existing index page. Click "OK".

You will now have a duplicate of your index page under the old name, which you can delete in the Page Manager.

I hope that helps!
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This is fine if someone types in your exact site URL.Not any of that changes much concerning a potential client searching for what you are offering....Different pages on a site indexed by search engines will show up in different search results which is what you want. However, when a person clicks to visit a page it is going to take them to the page that came up in the search terms they used.That may or may not be the page you are wanting them to see first.
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Thanks for the feedback, KanThaiDecor. You are correct that search engines do not list pages they have indexed in order. That being said, from a site design aspect the first tab is customarily the home page. This way, a user who landed on the Menu page, or a user who clicked a link from another website, can click the first tab under the assumption that it will be the home page of the site.

Not to mention it might just be Chef Jacob's personal preference :-)