I have a personal journal that I removed the navbar because it covered the top title and didn't look right. Thanks to Noah Bulgaria who left this suggestion in my comments: "Right after the first body tag, add breaks." I was able to restore the navbar. Simple. Works. I tried several more complicated ways to get the template to start under the navibar, but this is the only way that worked for me.
Here is what I did:
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