Menu tab directly to submenu tab

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Hi,

I've created submenus under a menu tab labeled "Areas of Practice." The submenus are General Litigation, Construction, Criminal, Civil Rights which all appear under the banner. When I click Areas of Practice it takes me to a blank page, I then have to click a submenu to get to that particular submenu page. I would like when I click Areas of Practice for it to take me immediately to the first submenu General Litigation instead of a blank page (for Areas of Practice). Is there anyway to do this?

Please advise,
Thanks

P.S. I'm gold account working in premium Wooded Professional.
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William Simmons

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William Simmons

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Hi,

I've created submenus under a menu tab labeled "Areas of Practice." The submenus are General Litigation, Construction, Criminal, Civil Rights which all appear under the banner. When I click Areas of Practice it takes me to a blank page, I then have to click a submenu to get to that particular submenu page. I would like when I click Areas of Practice for it to take me immediately to the first submenu General Litigation instead of a blank page (for Areas of Practice). Is there anyway to do this?

Please advise,
Thanks

P.S. I'm gold account working in premium Wooded Professional.

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Menu tab directly to submenu tab.
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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Hi William,

I'm not sure I am understanding what you're asking so I wanted to take a look at your website but I do not see a website matching the pages you describe above in the account associated with the email address you used on this forum. Can you please reply with your website address or account email so we can investigate further?
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Hello William

I'm sorry to tell you that what you'd like to achieve is not possible using the submenu feature. The submenu feature is designed to have a main page with its subordinated subpage(s). I'm afraid that the main page cannot be skipped for the first subpage to show.

But you can achieve this if you build your custom navigation manually, e.g. by using our Custom Panel Widget. Here is an example of a tab system that was built with Custom Panel Widgets, just as an inspiration: http://awesum.biz/projektmusterseite.php
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Saskia

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Hey guys,

Just wondering if 2 years later Yola or someone else on the forum (Gop?) might have an idea of working around having to use the main page when using subpages? I too, would like to have the main page being unclickable and give visitors only the option to click on the subpages.

Hope this is now possible...?

Cheers,
Saskia
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Gop

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Hello Saskia,

From a best practices perspective it seems that all pages should be available for any page within the site. This is probably the reason that site design has evolved like this.

 I have read that there may be penalties if pages aren't available throughout. At the same time I have come across sites that don't offer this and it can be frustrating since the only way out is with the backspace key. They weren't obscure sites so I doubt if there's a significant SEO penalty as each of these were discovered within search lists.

As for a method for doing this I can think of an internal Style Sheet applied to the relevant page that prevents the menu displaying on that page. You could add a "breadcrumb list" on the page as a negotiable way out for those who wish to get back to familiar ground.
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