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XF 1.4 How to set a .html file in the root as the default index page?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by zLemonProz, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. zLemonProz

    zLemonProz Member

    Hey,

    Here are all the files in my root website directory:

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    I currently have my default index page set to portal/ which is my xenporta page, but I want to set the default index page to go to the 'splash.html'

    How can I do this?
     
  2. zLemonProz

    zLemonProz Member

    I have tried just setting it to 'splash.html' and it doesn't work.
     
  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    XenForo generally "takes over" a directory, so you can't officially do what you're looking to do. You'd normally install XF in a child directory.

    Strictly speaking, if index.php is removed as a "directory index" (making splash.html your index), you don't enable friendly URLs, and you remove all of the rewrite-components of the .htaccess, you may be able to do it. The only alternative would be to bring splash.html in as something like a page node and then change your "index page route" to point to it.
     
  4. zLemonProz

    zLemonProz Member

    How would I get the page html to use the entire page and bypass the page theme? When I tried it displayed my splash.html but inside the container.
     
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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