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My "blog page" really is a "home page" and needs a "home" button in the nav bar.

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pacificocean1001

Hello, I set up a site showing to showcase my work and run a blog as well. I made all the pages parent and child pages to organize them the way I would like them to be seen in the nav bar. Is there any way to make a home button in the nav bar for my blog page which is my home page? Thanks a lot!

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Rob
Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Menus and using the Custom Links area, add your basic URL as in http://www.lawrencekarol.com and in the Label field, type "Home" (without quotes). Save the item. Slide the menu item that appears from the bottom to the top (to move it to first position in the menu). Save the menu. That should do it.

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pacificocean1001
The menu already had a "home" menu linked to http://www.lawrencekarol.com It doesn't work. : (

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pacificocean1001
Are pages i created that show up in the "navigation" related to "main menu"?

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Rob
You don't create pages in navigation. PageLines has an option to add pages to the menu. If your menu includes a homepage link that's not appearing, likely you do not have the proper menu selected for the theme. Look at Dashboard > Appearance > Menus. Make sure you have a menu name setup. Something like "Primary" (no quotes) (saved, of course). Then, if the Homepage link is present, make sure that in the box headed Theme Locations, you have the Primary menu selected as the "Primary Website Navigation" and save those settings. There are thousands of articles and videos out there for setting up WP menus. The menu creation is actually a WordPress function, not PageLines. I'd urge you to Google "create a menu in WordPress" and read or view tutorials. Here's a good start: http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Menu_User_Guide

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pacificocean1001
Doing what you advised made all the pages scrambled on top of the homepage. So just to be clear. Making pages and then setting a primary nav bar on the page layout was the wrong thing to do. I should have ignored the box called primary nav and not made parent and child hierarchy on the "pages" page? I should have went to the "menu" features to make my site's navigation?

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Danny
Hi, Rangelone's suggestions are spot on, I have provided you with a link to the Wordpress.com Article on how to create a menu. It also goes into detail about sub menus and contains a video. http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/

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