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[joomla] Splash page

Mark Withington mwithington at PLMresearch.com
Tue Jan 24 11:25:37 EST 2006


Yah, I think I'm going to do that.  Store the splash as an .html file with a
'enter' link pointing to index.php.  From there Joomla can do it's stuff.

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Mark L. Withington
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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 11:16 AM
> To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla
> Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
> 
> 
> 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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> > Mark L. Withington
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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
> >>>
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> Norman O'Neil
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