How do you turn off page numbering from the first page in a LaTeX document?
In the line after begin document, do the follows:
Do the title and author before this.
Then, on the actual first page, do:
usually, the first page contains only a page number as its "headers". thus to turn off the page number on the first page, somewhere on that page issue the command
if this command is used on a non-first page, it will wipe out also any running heads that have been included. this can be useful for producing occasional entirely blank pages.