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Deleting Pages


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5 October 2012 at 4:04pm Community Member, 3 Posts

I'm working on my first ever site in SilverStripe, and I'm picking it all up as I go, I've managed to add a page type, and set up a custom made theme, but I've got one annoyance I can never seem to work out, and it seems really stupid.

How do I delete a page in the CMS? I ran /dev/build?flush=1 to update pageTypes, but it also added a 'home' page to the site, which I don't want. I can unpublish it and delete the draft, but I still have it in my list, and I'd really like to keep this as tidy as possible. I think I might be blind or missing something simple that I've overlooked.

Thanks for any help.


5 October 2012 at 5:27pm Community Member, 18 Posts

Afaik u can't premamently delete Home page cuz it's your main page (when U visit, so maybe u should create a new home page in your mysite/code and if You don't wan't it to be displayed in the menu as "Home" u should just change the label.
Another solution would be to create a home page class that would redirect to another page.