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Blog holder as home page?


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3 midgets In a man suit

29 November 2009 at 9:47am Community Member, 13 Posts

Well I am having a similar issue so instead of starting a new thread figured I would post it here.

on my site 2branson.com I have a blog holder as the home page but all of the tags and anywidget links show up as 404

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Filtre_

29 November 2009 at 12:08pm (Last edited: 29 November 2009 12:14pm), Community Member, 1 Post

My blog was set as homepage and caused the same issue: all of the tags links would come out as 404

Here is how I fixed it:

BlogEntry.php

'Link' => $this->getParent()->Link() . 'tag/' . urlencode($tag)
changed to:

'Link' => $this->getParent()->Link() . 'home/tag/' . urlencode($tag)

In TagCloudWidget.php
"Link" => $blogHolder->Link() . 'tag/' . urlencode($tag)

changed to
"Link" => $blogHolder->Link() . 'home/tag/' . urlencode($tag)

where "home" is the page name of startpage i.e. the blog

@3 midgets In a man suit
I can see that it would work on your site, too:

http://2branson.com/tag/don+solice

http://2branson.com/home/tag/don+solice

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SightUnseen

29 November 2009 at 12:29pm Community Member, 28 Posts

Filtre_, thank you for this; pointed us in the right direction too.

http://crew.org.nz/2009/11

http://crew.org.nz/home/2009/11

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DsX

21 January 2010 at 8:03am (Last edited: 21 January 2010 2:01pm), Community Member, 178 Posts

thanks Filtre_ just what I was looking for... I had noticed that adding the home to the url worked, but had not a chance to look into the code.. you have saved me some time ;)

any outstanding issues once this change is made?

[Updated]
Ok, after some messing, I have found that it seems better to create a redirector page that is labelled as home (not shown in menu) that redirects to your blog page.
This way I haven't needed to edit any of the widgets as show previously.
Not sure if I will suffer any performance loss due to the redirect, but for my purposes this seems to be the more manageable solution.