Which articles go on the front page?
How do I control which articles are shown on the front page?
How to I make the front page show articles from particular sections?
How do I stop articles from some sections from showing up on the front page?
Each section has a setting that controls whether or not its articles will be shown on the front page by default.
Go to textpattern > presentation > sections, and select
On front page? appropriately for each section.