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  1. I added a page to my site, but for some reason it's not showing up in the navigation bar. Is there a limit to how many pages can be there? I've checked the settings and the page is "published" and public, but it's not accessible unless you search the site.

    Any ideas on how to get it up there? Editing the CSS didn't seem to help. Thanks in advance for any feedback.

    Steven

    The blog I need help with is stevensblog.org.

  2. Sorry I can't help Stevenaquino, but seems to be same issue I'm having. Mine are currently set to Private so not sure if that makes a difference. (theme claims to support multiple pages)

    I too would be grateful for any advice, thanks.
    Jenni

  3. @stevenaquino - if the blog your name is linked to is the one you're asking about, you're on the wrong forum, you should be asking over on WordPress.org:

    http://wordpress.org/support/

    To understand the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, and why you should you use the right forum, click these two links:

    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/7-things-to-know-before-posting-in-wordpresscom-forums?replies=1

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    @jennytarry - pages that are set to private don't show up in the menu. This thread which is about custom menus might help, and as far as I know it applies to default menus too:

    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/creating-custom-menu-doesnt-show-my-pages-to-select?replies=4

  4. Oh Lady Steven is hosted here on wordpress.com not wordpress.org. Post your suggestions only when you're 100% sure.
    @Steven
    I'm seeing your other page naming 'about comments'.
    Are you're talking about your other page, which is not found. Possibly you changed the title to 'about comments' so that having no page error.
    If you're using custom menus don't forget to add page in the menu before saving.

  5. Thanks absurdoldbird - that did indeed solve my issue. I'm very new to this and was hoping to keep all private until I was ready to make visible - will take a while. Thanks though.

  6. Cheers have a nice start :)

  7. I deleted the page and recreated it, but still having the same problem. The page is published, but it's still not showing up in the navigation bar. I'm stumped, as al my other pages are set the same way with no issues.

    Steven

  8. @stevenaquino
    I see thses Pages on your blog:
    Colophon
    My Blog: Defined
    About My Sources
    @stevenaquino
    If you created a custom menu and added the pages to it then try these troubleshooting techniques.
    Troubleshooting – My Pages aren’t appearing
    They must be public pages – not private.
    Public – The page will be visible to everyone.
    Protected – The page is protected with a password you set. Only people who have the password can view a protected page.
    Private – Pages are only visible to blog Editors and Administrators. Private pages are not visible in Blog Surfer, feeds, or in any search. A page can be private without being password protected.

    Troubleshooting – My menu isn’t appearing
    Go to the custom menu page in the dashboard Apearance > Menus and in the “theme location” module at upper left select your custom menu from the pulldown and then click “save”.

    If you did not create a custom menu then please create one now.
    http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/custom-menus/

    Your theme is a premium theme and we Volunteers answering questions on this forum have no knowledge of how they are designed to operate. When you purchased your premium theme what came with that purchase was support directly from the theme designer in the Premium Theme Support Forum. There is a link for the specific Premium Theme support forum under Appearance -> Themes in your blog’s Dashboard

    When you purchased the custom design upgrade you also purchased Staff support. Please be paitient while waiting for them to help with CSS editing.

  9. Right -- that's my problem. My site SHOWS three pages, but there should be five (there's five pages listed under Pages in my Dashboard). I've set the page order for each under Attributes, but nothing is showing up. Again, supposedly the other two pages are published and public, but they're only accessible via a site search.

    Steven

  10. Have you added them to the default custom menu too? (if you're using it).
    If not then go to menus > select page/s > add them to the menu and save it.

  11. @stevenaquino
    Please provide the URLs for the "missing pages".

  12. P.S. The titles of the missing pages will be sufficient for me to locate them.

  13. Contact and About Comments

  14. http://stevensblog.org/contact/
    http://stevensblog.org/a-word-about-comments/
    Okay I can locate the pages and you will need to contact Staff for help using the Help button on the top right hand corner of your Admin page.

  15. I can see your contact page at the bottom of the page where it says 'Get in touch' What's this?
    @TT Have you noted it too?

  16. Thanks iphonist1!

  17. That's a custom menu I created to link to my Contact page. Wanted it accessible in more than one place.

    I appreciate the help. I'll contact Support.

    Steven

  18. @Steven
    Please go to here first > Appearance > Themes and locate the Premium Support Forum link for your theme. There you have access to the theme designer and can get help that specifically applies to your premium theme.

  19. Ok. Hope they'll fix it for you soon. Nice blog BTW.
    @jennitary You're welcome.

  20. @absurdoldbird

    so that you don't needlessly confuse the people you're trying to help, it is a good idea to always hover your cursor over, or click on, the username of the person asking a question to see what URL their blog links to. If it is definitely not a wordpress.com blog and they don't indicate another blog elsewhere - for instance, in the text of their comment, then you should first find out what blog they are asking about and, if it looks like they're using the wrong forum, give them a link to the WordPress.org forum URL. You can also - as I have done, above - give them a link to the info about how to use this forum which contains links to the differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com.

  21. @stevenaquino, here's what happened, you've created six separate custom menus with one item in each one and then you used the Appearance → Widgets → Header Right area in the Minimum theme to add 4 of those 6 custom menus to your blog.

    You guys were on the right track by asking to check the custom menu!

    To fix this, go to Appearance → Widgets and remove the custom menus from there. Then go to Appearance → Menus and remove all of the custom menus except one. In the one that's left, you can change the name to something like "Main Menu" and then use the boxes on the left to add new items. The support page about custom menus has an example of what one should look like: http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#changing-the-order-of-menu-items-and-creating-sub-menus

    Once you've made the menu you want, go back to the Appearance → Widgets page and add just on custom menu to the Header Right area.

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