I need to add a "Home" link to Pages menu. Please help. (9 posts)

  1. megahurt
    Posted 9 years ago #

    First, please understand that I am a complete newb, and a coding dumb-dumb.

    I would like to have a simple "Home" link at the top of my list of Pages.

    In case it helps, here is the blog link:

    as a side note, I would also love to get rid of the text up in my header (bandgrade).

  2. vkaryl
    Posted 9 years ago #

    For getting rid of the "Bandgrade" text that appears in the header, try first going to wp-admin/options and in that first screen, delete anything that appears in the box next to "weblog title".

  3. moshu
    Posted 9 years ago #

    1. http://wordpress.org/support/topic/33102?replies=32#post-188424
    (found by search:

    2. Add this to your stylesheet where h1 is defined

    h1 {....
    display: none;

  4. moshu
    Posted 9 years ago #

    vkaryl, I beg to differ: that would result in not having title in the browsers, in search engine results, feeds etc.
    So, I consider it not a good solution.

  5. vkaryl
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Huh.... Okay, moshu, but I do it that way all the time, and don't notice any problems.... of course, I don't give a flying you know what about the SEs so maybe that's the difference.

  6. megahurt
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Oh... well moshu, what IS a good suggestion?

    I just noticed that in the link you posted, it says "this is a 1.5.1 trick only". I'm on 2.0.5 I think. Just installed it last night.

  7. megahurt
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I also can't find anything about "h1". The closest thing in there is "h2". It says:

    h2 {
    color: #666;
    font-size: 14px;
    text-align: left;

  8. moshu
    Posted 9 years ago #

    OK, let's get back to the basics.
    Helpful guide to find your styles:

    And using it you could figure out it is blogTitle - not h1 (though it is not a wise alternative...)

    When in older topics it says 1.5 only - it refers to the fact it wouldn't work in older (e.g. 1.2.x) versions: there was a great change in coding when 1.5 came out.

  9. megahurt
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Ok, some progress. I did get it to add the "Home" menu item (thank you!). Unfortunately it also added a weird extra gray line under my pages menu.

    edit: i also got the blog title to go away! thank you so much... now for that wacky underline.

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