Redirecting to custom homepage


I have made a custom homepage for my site which is at

I want the user hitting to get redirected to the new homepage - What is the best way to do it?

What i have already tried:

1. Tried adding below code to site htaccess - but it dint work

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?$
RewriteRule ^(/)?$ forums/pages/homepage [L]
Please suggest how do i get this working


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Staff member
Set the Index Page Route in the ACP -> Options -> Basic Board Information to pages/homepage/