Getting rid of the “Welcome to your new Drupal website” on the front page
Frequently the home page of a drupal site only has blocks from views, but no content promoted to front page, therefore displays the “Welcome to your new drupal website” message. To get rid of that, a simple way without installing any module or hacking the core is to change the line for a:
… on the page.tpl.php. A page-front.tpl.php file can also be created for that.