Front Page Settings
The home page of your Moodle site is called the front page additionally each course has a front page as well. Each front page can be customized in variety of ways using block (you'll learn more about this later).
The site's Front page is similar to a course page. The front page settings, roles, filters, backup, restore and questions are currently duplicated in Administration> Front page settings AND Settings > Site administration > Front page (reported as MDL-26012).
More information on docs.moodle.org