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Redirecting to custom homepage


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


I want the user hitting -dealschintu.com to get redirected to the new homepage - http://dealschintu.com/forums/pages/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.)?dealschintu.com$
RewriteRule ^(/)?$ forums/pages/homepage [L]
Please suggest how do i get this working


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