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Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by WickedShark » Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:58 pm

how do i change the welcome to Frontpage text on the front page. This is just above the Welcome to Joomla article on a fresh install. I know it is probably easy but I cannot find it anywhere.


http://www.racquetballstar.com

there is the url of my site just in case you need to look at the text I am talking about.

Thanks

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Rasputin89 » Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:04 am

I seem to have the same problem... Its driving me nuts..

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by kdevine » Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:05 pm

Check your menu item under Parameters - System there is a field called Page Title.

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by WickedShark » Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:01 pm

Thanks for the help. I got this reply in another post I made in the correct section also.

It worked to.

If you go into edit the main menu and select the home page for editing you will find at the right hand side a drop down of parameters. In system there is a box for the welcome message. Put your text in here and select 'show' and your message will appear at the top of the home page.

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by xrum » Tue Mar 11, 2008 7:08 pm

WickedShark - Thanks. i dont think i'd find the parameters if you didn't say where they were :)

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by WickedShark » Tue Mar 11, 2008 7:42 pm

The parameters being discussed here are on the right hand side of the screen and there are arrows to click on to expand them.

Does this help?

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by neilthurlwell » Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:24 pm

Hi Guys

Thanks for the tip I appreciate it. I've been using WordPress for the last couple of years and I'm starting to convert over to Joomla :D

This is something that has been bugging me and I have watched the full lynda.com tutoral on Joomla.

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by dam-man » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:04 am

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by NeoMorph » Sat Jan 24, 2009 7:13 pm

As a new user of Joomla this also had me stumped.

Even the examples listed here had me scratching my head.

The steps to find it in 1.5 is as follows.
  1. Log into the back end administration.
  2. Click on "Menus" and then select "Main Menu".
  3. Click on "Home" in the list of menus (assuming you haven't renamed it).
  4. On the right side of the page you should see some expandable entries with right pointing arrows... and at the bottom you should see "Parameters (System)". Click on this and you should now see "Page Title" which is where the "Welcome to the Frontpage" is stored.
  5. Change to whatever you want... Job done!
Sometimes a full example helps (like for myself... sometimes I can be a real duffer heh).

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by terrkia » Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:18 am

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THANK YOU!!!

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Ghonjez » Sat Mar 21, 2009 3:02 pm

Hi...

On docs.joomla.org has tutorial about that, here...
http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_remov ... 2_title%3F

Regards. :)

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Ionflux » Thu May 28, 2009 12:54 pm

Thanks guys, this really helped me out!!

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by CronGM » Thu Jun 04, 2009 3:44 am

Thanks! I just started using Joomla for a school project, but I'm loving it more every day, and will absolutely use it from now on in more professional projects. :D

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Another way to change welcome

Post by Orlando Blue » Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:55 am

Greetings joomla's

All the above ways to change welcome message are correct.
I found that on one site i did the above but it still didnt change welcome message as the welcome message was using the article name.

I changed the article name to reflect the welcome message and all ok.

But this may not be possible in the future. Anyone know how to change welcome message when article title is forcing its way onto the welcome tab?

enjoy life

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Ghonjez » Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:49 am

Hi Orlando Blue...

Welcome to the Forum ;)

Do you mean insert title page in all of your article ?, like this :
=> Title site - Title article

If yes, use Title Manager plugin : http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/3521/details
That's good extensions for customize title

Hope this helps :)

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Orlando Blue » Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:35 pm

Cheers Ghonjez

thats not what i meant but thanks! i learnt something new :)

I had the home page set as an article rather than a blog so the welcome tab kept taking the title name.

I have learnt so much thanks to all the time you people voluteer answering Q - thanks!
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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by railer » Wed Jul 29, 2009 8:11 pm

WickedShark wrote:Thanks for the help. I got this reply in another post I made in the correct section also.

It worked to.

If you go into edit the main menu and select the home page for editing you will find at the right hand side a drop down of parameters. In system there is a box for the welcome message. Put your text in here and select 'show' and your message will appear at the top of the home page.
Thanks for this info WickedShark! It helped me too.
Best,
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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by HydroWizard » Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:53 pm

I have changed the field in the Parameters (System), but the page title is still "Home". No matter what I put in that field, it always says home. The only way for me to change the page title is to change the menu title. Thinking it may have been something to do with the template I was using, I switched to rhuk_milkyway, but nothing changed. What is going on here?

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Orlando Blue » Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:34 pm

Hi HydroWizard,
Is your home page set as a front page blog or an article. If it is an article it will take on the article title. If it is a front page blog u can specify the page title int he parameters. hope this helps.
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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by HydroWizard » Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:45 pm

It is configured as a "Front Page Blog Layout" article type.

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Fayez » Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:07 pm

I seem to have the same problem...

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by Orlando Blue » Fri Jul 31, 2009 11:21 am

Hi Hydro

i know this sounds weird but... I have my home page set in the menu manager to a front page blog layout in article choices. I have then added a page title in the parameters system.

What is unusual is that I have chosen to not to show page title. I think it is then taking the menu title 'home' and turning it off, so that the parameters system title is showing. anyway its working and the title i put in the parameters system area is showing up.

so in short do what u have done, but choose to not show page title in the parameters system area.
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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by railer » Fri Jul 31, 2009 12:12 pm

Orlando Blue wrote:Hi Hydro

i know this sounds weird but... I have my home page set in the menu manager to a front page blog layout in article choices. I have then added a page title in the parameters system.

What is unusual is that I have chosen to not to show page title. I think it is then taking the menu title 'home' and turning it off, so that the parameters system title is showing. anyway its working and the title i put in the parameters system area is showing up.

so in short do what u have done, but choose to not show page title in the parameters system area.
Hi Orlando Blue,

What you described above is not my experience. My frontage title is showing whatever I type into the Page Title. Clicking the Yes or No radiobutton where it says Show Page Title has no effect. Maybe this is a bug in J 1.5.13?

I tested it both ways, making unique modifications to the title each time and whether it was set to Yes or No, the modded title showed up regardless.

In fact, the default Page Title when installed said "Welcome" on the home page, even though by default the button was set to No.

An apparently useless control setting...

Best,
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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by HydroWizard » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:45 pm

Thanks for the suggestion, Orlando Blue. I had actually already tried that and had the same experience as Railer. Nothing I change (except for the menu title) seems to have any effect.

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by magyvr » Fri Dec 18, 2009 5:22 pm

Hello All,

I'm having this problem on my deafault search page in a fresh 1.5.15 install. I have updated the Welcome message to the desired text, however that text is showing up at the top of my search results page.

I've looked all through the menu manager and advanced settings for the Home Page where I changed the default welcome text but don't see a connection to other pages there. I also looked all through the module settings and components for this control with no luck.

The CSS tag is 'componentheading' but only the search page inherits the home pages' welcome message?

TIA

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by ShaQBarry » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:39 pm

woow, this issue had really worked me out! am soo greatfull to all of you for the participation, thank you very much

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by mathialoc » Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:46 am

I still have an occurance of "Welcome to the Frontpage"

I moved my HOME from MainMenu to TopMenu.

When I visit my site http://www.somersetGOP.com/ Everything is displayed correctly.


When I click on home the url changes to http://www.somersetGOP.com/home.html
This is where the "Welcome to the Frontpage" returns.


Nopt sure how to fix this?

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by mandville » Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:12 am

pagetitle set you yes or filled in on the home link?
is the home link your default link
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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by mathialoc » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:25 am

Home is set to default. Title is set on Home Menu Item.

If you visit www.somersetgop.com you get the correct title.

If you visit www.somersetgop.com and click on home you get www.somersetgop.com/home.html with title "Welcome to the Frontpage"

Go look, you'll see it...

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Re: Need to change Welcome to Frontpage text

Post by pacotheus » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:02 am

OK, here is *my* problem: I have a whole couple of paragraphs of text, including hyperlinks, on my front page but I can't find where this is coming from since it is not in any article published on the front page. Where in the heck could this text be pulling from so I can go and edit it? I have looked in the template files thinking it might be there but can't find it. I wish my hosting company software allowed me to search for text in the file manager ...


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