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SimpleStripe: Home link doesn't work

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Community Member, 3 Posts

11 February 2011 at 2:57am


I installed the SimpleStripe theme. However, the link "home" at the top of the page does nothing when I click on it. How can I fix this?


Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

11 February 2011 at 5:34am

edit the offending template replacing "home" with $Link or $BaseHref etc.


Community Member, 1 Post

5 August 2011 at 1:01am

Edited: 05/08/2011 1:10am

I had the same problem.
Downloaded latest simplestripe from
After editing simplestripe/templates/Layout/
<article id="homeAbout" class="grid_4">
# $HomeCol1

Now it works in Firefox, IE and Chrome


Community Member, 3 Posts

13 September 2011 at 8:53pm

Edited: 13/09/2011 9:45pm


I'm having the same issue.

My looks like this:

<article id="homeAbout" class="grid_4">
# $HomeCol1

But the home link still does not work.

Viewing the source of the page I get this:

<li><a href="/" title="Go to Home Page" class="link"><span>Home</span></a></li>

which looks ok to my novice eyes.

I've flushed the cache and even done a dev/build but still no joy. What else could be wrong?

Any help is appreciated.


UPDATE: Ok I changed the $Link to {$Link} and it now seems to work