[resolved] Landing Page creates an Extra Tab (6 posts)

  1. bregaddie
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hello Everyone!

    First of all, the theme I am currently using is Simple Chrome 1.0.1.

    Ok, so I made a landing page and I just named it "Welcome." Then I went to "Settings" > "Reading" and made the welcome page the front page. Then I made a page and titled it "Entries" (because if I named it 'blog,' that would be a redundant URL - http://www.breannagaddie.com/blog/blog ..haha) Ok, so under "Reading Settings," I have the page to be "Entries," as it should be. Now I'm realizing that I have a "Home" Tab AND a "Welcome" tab and they both go back to that landing page. Is there a way not to have 2 tabs or what do you suggest?

    http://www.breannagaddie.com/blog - landing page
    http://www.breannagaddie.com/blog/entries - blog page


  2. msdana
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hi Breanna,

    I recommend the Exclude Pages from navigation plugin. Looks like it will fit your needs.

    Hope that helps!

  3. bregaddie
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Thanks, it looks like this might work.

    However, I'm having problem installing this particular plug-in. I downloaded the plug-in, extracted the files, FTP'd that folder to wp-contenr/plugins. When I go to my dashboard to the plug-ins menu to the "Installed" section, it doesn't show up. I click "Add new" and it says it's already installed. For it work, the plug-in needs to be activated, but it seems my dashboard plug-ins menu isn't seeing it. Advice?


  4. msdana
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I would delete the entire plugin folder from your FTP, refresh your plugins page, and re-upload the folder. It's possible that something went wacky (though unlikely).

    I didn't see that you were using 2.8. I haven't upgraded yet, there could be a compatibility issue.

    Here's another plugin you can try also.

  5. bregaddie
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I just installed wordpress.org on Friday, so I believe I am using 2.8.

  6. bregaddie
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Apparently, you have to upload just the .php file into wp-content/plugins (I was doing the whole folder.).

    It works! That's just what I needed (The first plugin - "Exclude Pages"). Thanks!

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