Removing Header hyperlinks

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Hi,

How do you remove the hyperlink attached to the header name.

Eg, on the template the website name links to the homepage and I would like it to not link anywhere.

thanks in advance for your expertise,

Nathan
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Philip Taylor

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I don't think the header name links to anything normally. Clicking it only allows you to edit the heading.
But your question brings to mind a similar problem I had recently when every item on the page became a link back to the Home page.
It turned out I had failed to close a link properly that I had created in HTML. It may be worth checking out any links on the page.
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Hi Philip,

Thank you very much for getting back to me.

I'm sorry, but I haven't explained myself properly and have misled you.

The problem I have is that once the site is published and I go to my actual site, the title header is a link to the homepage.

And because I am already on the homepage I think it is unnecessary and I would prefer if it didn't.

I've not coded anything, yet and I published the original site (unchanged from Yola's template).

I tried edited the header, but I couldn't find any setting to stop the link.

I hope this makes more sense now I have explained myself properly. :-)

Again, many thanks for any help and time from you guys,

Nathan
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Hello Nathan

The Page Heading links to the home page by default. To remove the link functionality, you can add this code to your Page Heading editor:
</a>Your Page Heading

If that changes the font colour to one that you don't want, you can determine the font colour of your heading by adding this code:
</a><font colour="white">Your Page Heading</font>
Replace white by a colour word or colour code that you want.
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Hi Stefan (and Philip),

Thank you very, very, very much.
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Hi Stefan,

Sorry, when I add the code (including colour), the header writing still stays black.

I've tried typing white and I've also tried typing its code (#ffffff).

Any ideas?

thanks again,

Nathan
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Hello Nathan

I think it's just a spelling mistake – sorry, my bad. I spelt "colour" the English way, but computers only understand American spelling ("color"). So please try to change your code to this:
</a><font color="white">Your Page Heading</font>
Keep me posted!
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D'oh,

Sorry Stefan, I should have realised.

Thank you for your help.

Can you apply code like this to all text boxes or must you use the HTML editor?

As always, many, many thanks,

Nathan
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It's great to know I'm not the only one with color/colour problems; there are a few other "Americanisms" too that trip people up.
Some of these are plain text words, which the spell-checker picks up as wrong if spelled in the UK English way. If Google is going to penalize bad spelling/grammar (as is reported) this may become a problem (unless they include both spellings as correct).
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Google is quite tolerant. It recognises (-zes) both the English and the American spelling. Applications however may highlight a word as spelled incorrectly but Google won't mark it wrong.

In Asia the "English" spelling is about 50/50 and Google doesn't care it seems.
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Thanks Gop, that makes it a bit clearer. I suspected they may have a work-around for both spellings or they'd lose quite a few listings.
Is there a plain-English description of their rules (eg spelling, keywords etc) anywhere, or where did you pick up this information?
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No it's implied and interpreted as Google has nodes all through these countries and they use the variable Eng spelling as their primary language. Have a look at search page for Aus and the Search page for the US and find the Eng eng and the US eng sites that come up highly in the SERPS.

Similarly this would be the same with French in CAN, Portuguese in Brazil etc. there are many languages with various spelling interpretations, except for Chinese where there are hundreds of languages and dialects but only the one Hanzi (Potonghua) although in Taiwan and some use in HK they still use the old pre-Mao versions and they are both acceptable to Google.

Spelling has come up in SEO before in various commentaries and I haven't kept the links but easy to search I think.

So Philip game to enter into a discussion/debate of what is the correct English spelling? :o