How can I get my Pages to display on the Navigation Bar?

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  • #1139779

    The Pages I’ve created don’t display on the navigation bar, sometimes they do but most of the time they aren’t even visible.
    Specifically, I have two extra pages in edition to Home and About called Trainer and Trainees. They are both the parent of other pages, however they can’t be reached because they are invisible.

    Please help.

    The blog I need help with is 3skinnywhiteguys.wordpress.com.

    #1139850

    raincoaster
    Member

    Are you using a Custom Menu? If so, you’ll have to add those links by hand to the menu.

    #1139865

    Its not that I haven’t created pages. The pages are active and have information in them. Its just that whenever I edit something on the pages, the link on the navigational bar will appear for a little while. But it’ll disappear soon after. Completely gone, information is still there in the admin section. But the link is just gone.

    #1139926

    eleven75
    Member

    I am having the same issue, after i’ve created the pages I see them for two minutes then when I come back I only have the original HOME and ABOUT pages… help? I do not have a custom menu

    #1139927

    raincoaster
    Member

    What are the URLs of the pages in question?

    #1139928

    timethief
    Member

    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 Reader, feeds, or in any search. A page can be private without being password protected.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/pages/

    #1139929

    timethief
    Member

    @indigohailstorm
    I see your pages and I see that you don’t comprehend that static pages we bloggers create will not automatically update.

    Please create three categories (Ben, Lucas, Phil) to assign to posts not pages. Then create a custom menu.

    There is only one main page for posts in a blog and all posts will display on the main blog page. There is no way to exclude posts from the main posts (blog) page. The front page of the blog by default will display your posts (not pages) in reverse chronological order, with the most recently published post on top. Though there is only one dynamic page in a blog for posts and we cannot post to more than that one page, we can create the appearance that we have posted to more than one page. We organize posts not pages by assigning categories to them.

    Please see the entries that follow:
    Creating a custom menu http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#creating-a-custom-menu

    Adding the dynamic automatically updating Categories pages that the software creates to a custom menu
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-category-pages

    Here’s a link to a custom menu walk-through > http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/2011/08/11/wordpress-com-custom-menu-walk-through/

    There are many common errors, misunderstandings and misconceptions when creating custom menus and you can read about them here > http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/custom-menus/

    #1139930

    eleven75
    Member

    this is one of the URL’s for my travel page : http://wp.me/P2WrJ1-v

    #1139931

    timethief
    Member

    Oops! I forgot to include this:
    Adding static pages to a custom menu. Note: These are not category pages and they do not automatically update. They are for content that rarely changes. http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-pages

    #1139932

    timethief
    Member

    @elevn75
    You are using a premium theme. We Volunteers have no experience with them. Read-access to the premium themes forum is now open to all users so you can search to see if your question has been previously asked and answered there. The premium theme forums are at http://premium-themes.forums.wordpress.com/ with separate sections for each theme. http://premium-themes.forums.wordpress.com/elemin

    If you are not successful when searching there is a link for the specific Premium Theme support forum for your theme under Appearance -> Themes in your blog’s Dashboard, but do note that the premium theme must be active and you must be signed in as the user who purchased it in order to see it and post to it.

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