Rename index page

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Hi Team, Both our websites lose the 'Homepage' title to 'index' despite your editing or mine. Can this be changed at all please? Kind regards with thanks, Andrew
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Andrew Clark

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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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Hi Andrew,

Are you referring to the name of the homepage in the Sitebuilder drop down menu? If so, this cannot be changed in the Sitebuilder. You can however change the same that appears on your published site by going to Page> Page Manager> Edit>Label.

Please let me know if I have misunderstood your request.
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Andrew Clark

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No Laura. It does not work. Change 'index' to 'homepage' and it reverts to 'index' immediately.

Our customers are looking for HOMEPAGE and not INDEX...

Your colleagues changed it a week ago and yet it still returrns to 'index'.
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Andrew Clark

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Tried it again.

It will not 'rename' to 'HOMEPAGE and when 'edit' (ed) it reverts/returns to INDEX as that it unchangeable in the white box...
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Hello Andrew

You cannot rename the index page, its address always has to be "index.php".

But you can edit the label of your index page, so that your navigation menu will not show "index", but e.g. "Home". I have successfully done that on your website "Formarkracing", please check if you can see the change. You can change the "Home" label to something else, but I noticed that there is not much space left in your main navigation, so any longer label word will do a not so nice line break.

With all other pages you can both rename them and edit their label.

Some small things to note:
  • When you work with the edit/rename function and the little editing box opens below, do not highlight the whole word in either field. This will close the editing box again without a change. Just click into one of the fields and use the backspace key to edit.

  • If you should ever save a page as your index page to overwrite your current index page, the label will change back to "index". You will then need to edit the label again in the Page Manager.

Please let us know if you have further questions on this.
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Andrew Clark

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Stefan

Thanks but it will not last will it-as you did it before!

There is a problem as the 'homepage' will always revert to 'index'...

...which is unsuitable for our two (2) websites.

Please can YOLA fix in the near future?

Andrew
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Andrew Clark

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There.

Just checked and it has returned to INDEX again-and that is after a YOLA I.T. whizz has fixed it...

Come on there is a problem here.

No more lectures and explainations just REPAIR it!

Thank You.
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Hello Andrew

Ok, now I got it. But that sounds very odd. I have just logged into your account again, and I see the label "Home". It didn't change back immediately when I changed it, and I can still see "Home" now on my end. It would be quite strange if you should see something different from me when you check now, but if that's the case, please let me know, then we will need to investigate on your account.

Could you maybe provide a screenshot to show us the index labelling?
Would you mind me re-publishing your site on my end and see what's happening?
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Andrew Clark

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Much appreciated Stefan, as with a client thank you.

Re-Publish by all means-PLEASE!

Also problems with goodsolidbusiness too...

Thanks for being prompt-a little humbled now, Andrew.
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Hi Andrew

Here's my update: I have edited the label of every navigation link for both of your websites and changed it to a label name that I thought could fit. I have re-published both sites by clicking on the green "publish to the web" button in your Yola Sitebuilder. You can change the labels yourself again at any time using the Page Manager. Please make sure that when you are in the Page Manager, you click on "Edit" for the page you want to change the navigation label for. Edit the two fields in the little menu that pops up below. Click on "Close" when you're done with that page to close the editing box for the page.

Once you're done with all pages you relabelled, make sure to click "OK" in the bottom right corner. Otherwise your changes will not be saved. The Page Manager will close then, and you should see the changes in your Sitebuilder view and in Preview.

I'm still trying to figure out how you managed to label all your navigation links by their page addresses. I created a test page in your account and entered a name for the page in the dialogue box, and then I could see that page in your navigation with the right label (the page name that I entered). I have deleted that test page again.

So on my end everything is working as designed in your account for both of your Yola websites. Please let me know if you should struggle to use the Page Manager or if any problems occur. I appreciate your cooperation. Thanks.
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Andrew Clark

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STEFAN,

I WAS WRONG AND YOU WERE RIGHT...

A BIG THANK YOU FOR FIXING IT ALL.

OH DEAR-A BIT HUMBLED NOW-FANTASTIC!

MUCH APPRECIATED, ANDREW