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  1. msleeth2
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I know this sounds stupid, but I have a home page, but when I go to edit pages it is not listed. How do I find this page to edit?

  2. Samuel B
    moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    perhaps you are set to show posts instead of a home page?
    edit the posts, instead

    the setting for posts or static home page
    admin - settings - reading

  3. julie.wuthnow
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I tried doing this, and had no problem editing the individual posts, but this still doesn't change the format of what is appearing when I'm on the home page itself (which shows 'your latest posts', rather than static page on the settings page you indicated above). I've been wanting to change the default Multimedia Box Image that comes with Thesis, but my changes only show up on pages after I've opened individual posts.

    Thanks

    p.s. have just updated to wordpress 2.8.2

  4. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 4 years ago #

    HELP! I'm having the same problem. Did you ever resolve it? I want my "Home" page to edit like my other pages. In my Admin I don't even have a "Home" page to edit. I can only add content to my "Home" in the form of posts. HELP!

  5. Johnny Bravo
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    your 'home' page is never listed as 'home' in dashboard>pages, it will be listed as whatever u called it.

  6. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Ok... figured it out.

    Make a New Page called "Home"

    Go to Settings -> Readings -> and change Front Page to "Home"
    and make sure "Static Page" is selected.

  7. knobcottage
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    wow worked for me too! just can't get the edit feature off the page, despite telling wordpress that the page can't be edited

  8. prodogg1
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Now I can navigate back to front page. Thanks,but I had to create a page because I had to pick a page name from a dropdown with my pages on it.

  9. pjarone
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I did this and it worked except I now I have 2 home pages listed on the menu? They seemed to be the same page just listed twice on the menu? How can I fix that?

  10. beheader69
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    you can,t unfortunately

  11. esmi
    Theme Diva & Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Yes you can.

  12. Kim09
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hi
    Esmi is correct, you can.

    [link moderated - if you have videos and tutorials that are helpful please submit them to http://wordpress.tv/ and use those links]

  13. Jonas Grumby
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    You have to modify the wp_list_pages function in your theme to exclude the second link.

  14. maureenvs
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    This is the exact issue that has left me frozen in my tracks. I tried different themes on an alternate website and same thing. The only way to add content to the home page (since it's not in the edit pages section) is the add content as a post. I need my front page to look like a website so I don't like that solution.

    This seems so basic and can't figure out why it's designed this way. There must be a reason, right?

    Wishing for a solution....

  15. esmi
    Theme Diva & Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

  16. maureenvs
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I did this but then there are two "home" pages as you can see here: http://blissfestkc.com/

    I called the second one "welcome" but how do I get rid of or hide the first one?

    "Creating a static front page on wordpresstv:
    http://wordpress.tv/2009/01/13/creating-a-static-front-page-for-your-blog/

  17. esmi
    Theme Diva & Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Try editing header.php in your theme and deleting <li><a href="<?php bloginfo('url');?>"></a></li>. It should be just before <?php wp_list_pages();?>.

  18. maureenvs
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    esmi: unable to find that code in header.php. I even tried going back to the default theme to find it.

  19. esmi
    Theme Diva & Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    If wp_list_pages isn't in header.php, it will be in the template file that controls you nav bar. could be called sidebar.php but could also be called just about anything.

  20. tap09
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hey I figured a free way to get a home page without having two home pages on the navigation bar.

    Do all the steps from http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_a_Static_Front_Page

    courtesy of esmi.

    When You make a home page put the it under another page and follow the other steps to making the pages home page and where your posts go.

    Should look something like youraddress.wordpress.com/main_directory/home but when you follow the steps on the site it will just say:
    youraddress.wordpress.com/ (unless you want to show that it is under another url ;] )

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