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Home Page : 2 issues

Topics: Customizing Orchard, General, Troubleshooting
Aug 10, 2011 at 3:25 PM

Here's the site:

1.  A Page called "Home" is set as the home page.   Navigating to throws a 404 error.  The Permalink is set correctly to

2. The page Home does not have any content. What is the correct approach to prevent the home page meta data (title & date) from displaying unless there is content?  The layout uses ThemeMachine as a base.

Thanks for any help!


Aug 10, 2011 at 8:38 PM

1. mmh, yes, that is the expected behavior. If you set a page as the homepage, it is available under / and nothing else.


Aug 10, 2011 at 10:38 PM

Thank for your reply.  

1. Then I must not understand the usage of the permalink. Can you please explain just a bit further or point me to the relevant docs?

2.  Thanks, I'll look into the placement info.


Aug 10, 2011 at 10:41 PM
Edited Aug 10, 2011 at 10:42 PM

The home page checkbox is creating an exception to how permalinks otherwise work. If you want that page to be accessible under /home, don't check the box.

Aug 10, 2011 at 10:47 PM

OK, thanks!