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[joomla] Splash page

Norman ONeil norman at enorm2.com
Tue Jan 24 11:16:29 EST 2006


you could do a redirect with .htaccess to get around that so that  
index.php would point at whatever joomla url you wanted it to point  
to and then make the front page component the home page.

On Jan 24, 2006, at 11:11 AM, Mark Withington wrote:

> Thank Norm,
>
> That's the direction I'm heading, however, it seems such a strategy  
> will
> them make the Home page = splash page.  This might get frustrating  
> for the
> user to constantly double back to the splash page all the  
> time...although it
> is a really good looking splash page ;-)
>
> Mark
>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: joomla-bounces at lists.nyphp.org
>> [mailto:joomla-bounces at lists.nyphp.org] On Behalf Of Norman ONeil
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 11:08 AM
>> To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla
>> Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
>>
>>
>> You could just create a simplified template and assign it to the
>> "home" Page menu Choice, then you could point home at a static page
>> or a content item or another component if you wish.
>>
>> On Jan 24, 2006, at 10:52 AM, Mark Withington wrote:
>>
>>> Would like to make a splash page inside Joomla!  This would greet
>>> the user
>>> after http://www.joomlasite.com with a simple "enter button" or
>>> skip intro
>>> link.  After that, the menu buttons would refer to the index.php?
>>> option=....
>>> Is there a best practice way to do this?  I would prefer to keep
>>> the splash
>>> within the Joomla framework as opposed to naming it index.html and
>>> asking
>>> Apache to serve index.html up first.
>>>
>>> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
>>>
>>> TIA,
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>>> --------------------------
>>> Mark L. Withington
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>>
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>

Norman O'Neil
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