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I've got one more issue I can't figure out and have been trying to for days. I don't want to have any categories as I'm only selling two products. When i go to my home page no products show. If I turn on featured products and latest products they will show under those headings but I don't want them as that. I actually am going to remove the category bar completely once i figure out how to get my products to show on the front page. Preferably I would like to have them display on the front page the way they look when under a category.

In templates/box.navigation.php I see it calls      <li class="toggle-topbar left"><a href="">{$LANG.navigation.title} <svg class="icon"><use xlink:href="#icon-caret-down"></use></svg></a></li>  but I don't know what is in #icon-caret-down or #icon-home and don't know how to follow the logic. 

Does anyone know why they are not showing and how i can correct it?  If you want to look at the site it's www.aprils-choice.com Thanks in advance for any help!

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Currently, are the categories these products are assigned to "hidden" or "disabled"?

 

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5 hours ago, bsmither said:

Currently, are the categories these products are assigned to "hidden" or "disabled"?

 

I didn't assign them to any categories and made no categories. Actually I did have one category I created and assigned them to but I don't like the main page where you just have the category bar and have to click on it to show products so I deleted the category and unassigned it from the two products. I would like to see the page that comes up after you click on a category, showing the products, as the main page. I think it looks weird not showing any products and just a category bar on the main page. I was hoping if you didn't have a category that it would automatically just show the products but I guess not. I'm hoping it's not something too difficult to do.   Thanks again for your help!

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Having to click a category to view products in that category suggests that these products do not have the "Include in latest products" checkbox selected (product General tab). The Homepage shows Latest Products.

Also, a product must be assigned to a category.

Deleting the Navigation header bar will work fine.

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7 hours ago, bsmither said:

Having to click a category to view products in that category suggests that these products do not have the "Include in latest products" checkbox selected (product General tab). The Homepage shows Latest Products.

Also, a product must be assigned to a category.

Deleting the Navigation header bar will work fine.

Thank you again. I had removed the navigation bar, but I inadvertently also removed some of the code to show latest products so they were not showing. I undid my changes and brought the navigation bar back and added a category to assign the products to and chose to show them as latest and it now looks how I want it to look except I don't like the way the navigation bar looks but I will make sure to change the code to just remove the bar from showing, not extra logic. At some point I would like to follow the code where it chooses which category to show and completely remove the need to have categories but that is for the future. I am happy for now to have the products show.  Thanks again!

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