I have not installed XF 1.2 Beta yet, so I am wondering if somebody has done this already. Would be great if somebody could provide a URL to see how it looks like....Do you mean the index route?
Just try entering recent-activity/ instead of forums/.
Now when you load the site it will go directly to the Recent Activity page.
Ultimately I was toying with how to use the route filter. However, everything I've tried returns a reported error. So, I was hoping someone would give one known to work ... and let me try itPerhaps you mean the index route?
That will change the default page loaded when people visit your site.