XF 1.3 How to change forum URL homepage


When I type in my forum's URL, lakersball.com, I come to a page that shows this:

And when I click on the Forum button, it takes me to the home page I really want:

How can I change it so that my URL lakersball.com takes me directly to the correct start page?


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Unless you have a reason to have it installed in the /forum directory, I would recommend you install in the root.

As you have already installed, all you need to do is move the files to the root and update the Board URL in the ACP.