Normally, WordPress displays your blog posts in reverse chronological order (from newest to oldest), so readers see your latest posts first. Which makes sense for readers tuning in for your most current information.
Yet, depending on how many posts you show on the main blog page, readers will miss your older posts. If you’ve been writing for a while, your older posts aren’t displayed prominently anywhere and it can be hard to get eyes on them.
In addition, you should consider displaying your posts randomly, so all your relevant content is featured.
How to display random posts in WordPress
There are two key ways you can do this: use a plugin or change some code in WordPress. For most of us, changing code is a risky proposition, so let’s look at the plugin method.