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[joomla] joomla Digest, Vol 12, Issue 7

Harris Hutkin harrishutkin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 12:11:27 EST 2006


You could also have your joomla site live at joomlasite.com/joomlasite and
have index.html on joomlasite.com/ that redirects to
joomlasite.com/joomlasite after the splashy entrance.

On 1/24/06, joomla-request at lists.nyphp.org <joomla-request at lists.nyphp.org>
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>    1. Splash page (Mark Withington)
>    2. Re: Splash page (Norman ONeil)
>    3. Re: Splash page (Mark Withington)
>    4. Re: Splash page (Norman ONeil)
>    5. Re: Splash page (Mark Withington)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 10:52:01 -0500
> From: Mark Withington <mwithington at PLMresearch.com>
> Subject: [joomla] Splash page
> To: "'joomla at lists.nyphp.org'" <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> Message-ID:
>         <1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A734 at network.PLMresearch.com>
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> 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
> PLMresearch
> "eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise"
> PO Box 1354
> Plymouth, MA  02362
> o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704
> f: 508-746-4973
> v: 508-746-2383
> m: 508-801-0181
> http://www.PLMresearch.com
> AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> mwithington at plmresearch.com
> Public Key: http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc
> Calendar: http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:07:41 -0500
> From: Norman ONeil <norman at enorm2.com>
> Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
> To: "NYPHP SIG: Joomla" <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> Message-ID: <AEE26657-0D52-4BA0-ACA7-BD80DCB9FABC at enorm2.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
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> 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
> > PLMresearch
> > "eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise"
> > PO Box 1354
> > Plymouth, MA  02362
> > o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704
> > f: 508-746-4973
> > v: 508-746-2383
> > m: 508-801-0181
> > http://www.PLMresearch.com
> > AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> > Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> > mwithington at plmresearch.com
> > Public Key: http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc
> > Calendar: http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
> > _______________________________________________
> > New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> >
> > New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
> > http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> >
> >
>
> Norman O'Neil
> eNorm
> 39 Partridge Street
> Portsmouth, NH 03801
> 603 431 0868
> http://www.enorm2.com
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:11:05 -0500
> From: Mark Withington <mwithington at PLMresearch.com>
> Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
> To: "'NYPHP SIG: Joomla'" <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> Message-ID:
>         <1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A735 at network.PLMresearch.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain
>
> 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
>
> --------------------------
> Mark L. Withington
> PLMresearch
> v: 508-746-2383
> m: 508-801-0181
> AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
>
> > -----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
> > > PLMresearch
> > > "eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise"
> > > PO Box 1354
> > > Plymouth, MA  02362
> > > o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704
> > > f: 508-746-4973
> > > v: 508-746-2383
> > > m: 508-801-0181
> > > http://www.PLMresearch.com
> > > AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> > > Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> > > mwithington at plmresearch.com
> > > Public Key: http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc
> > > Calendar: http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
> > > _______________________________________________
> > > New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > > http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> > >
> > > New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > > http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > > New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
> > > http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > > Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > > http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Norman O'Neil
> > eNorm
> > 39 Partridge Street
> > Portsmouth, NH 03801
> > 603 431 0868
> > http://www.enorm2.com
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> >
> > New York
> > PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > New York PHP
> > Conference and Expo 2006
> > http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> >
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:16:29 -0500
> From: Norman ONeil <norman at enorm2.com>
> Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
> To: "NYPHP SIG: Joomla" <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> Message-ID: <448E6E2C-BC71-4C9B-BD2C-B209E682E7FA at enorm2.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>
> 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
> >
> > --------------------------
> > Mark L. Withington
> > PLMresearch
> > v: 508-746-2383
> > m: 508-801-0181
> > AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> > Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> >
> >> -----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
> >>> PLMresearch
> >>> "eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise"
> >>> PO Box 1354
> >>> Plymouth, MA  02362
> >>> o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704
> >>> f: 508-746-4973
> >>> v: 508-746-2383
> >>> m: 508-801-0181
> >>> http://www.PLMresearch.com
> >>> AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> >>> Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> >>> mwithington at plmresearch.com
> >>> Public Key: http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc
> >>> Calendar: http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
> >>> _______________________________________________
> >>> New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> >>> http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> >>>
> >>> New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> >>> http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> >>> New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
> >>> http://www.nyphpcon.com
> >>> Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> >>> http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> Norman O'Neil
> >> eNorm
> >> 39 Partridge Street
> >> Portsmouth, NH 03801
> >> 603 431 0868
> >> http://www.enorm2.com
> >>
> >>
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> >> http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> >>
> >> New York
> >> PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> >> http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> >> New York PHP
> >> Conference and Expo 2006
> >> http://www.nyphpcon.com
> >> Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> >> http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> >>
> > _______________________________________________
> > New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> >
> > New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
> > http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> >
> >
>
> Norman O'Neil
> eNorm
> 39 Partridge Street
> Portsmouth, NH 03801
> 603 431 0868
> http://www.enorm2.com
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:25:37 -0500
> From: Mark Withington <mwithington at PLMresearch.com>
> Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
> To: "'NYPHP SIG: Joomla'" <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> Message-ID:
>         <1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A736 at network.PLMresearch.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain
>
> 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.
>
> --------------------------
> Mark L. Withington
> PLMresearch
> v: 508-746-2383
> m: 508-801-0181
> AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
>
> > -----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
> > >
> > > --------------------------
> > > Mark L. Withington
> > > PLMresearch
> > > v: 508-746-2383
> > > m: 508-801-0181
> > > AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> > > Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> > >
> > >> -----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
> > >>> PLMresearch
> > >>> "eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise"
> > >>> PO Box 1354
> > >>> Plymouth, MA  02362
> > >>> o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704
> > >>> f: 508-746-4973
> > >>> v: 508-746-2383
> > >>> m: 508-801-0181
> > >>> http://www.PLMresearch.com
> > >>> AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch
> > >>> Yahoo:  PLMresearch2000
> > >>> mwithington at plmresearch.com
> > >>> Public Key: http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc
> > >>> Calendar: http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
> > >>> _______________________________________________
> > >>> New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > >>> http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> > >>>
> > >>> New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > >>> http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > >>> New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006 http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > >>> Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > >>> http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> Norman O'Neil
> > >> eNorm
> > >> 39 Partridge Street
> > >> Portsmouth, NH 03801
> > >> 603 431 0868
> > >> http://www.enorm2.com
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> _______________________________________________
> > >> New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > >> http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> > >>
> > >> New York
> > >> PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > >> http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > >> New York PHP
> > >> Conference and Expo 2006
> > >> http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > >> Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > >> http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> > >>
> > > _______________________________________________
> > > New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > > http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> > >
> > > New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > > http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > > New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
> > > http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > > Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > > http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Norman O'Neil
> > eNorm
> > 39 Partridge Street
> > Portsmouth, NH 03801
> > 603 431 0868
> > http://www.enorm2.com
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > New to Joomla? Get a great start here:
> > http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
> >
> > New York
> > PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List
> > http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla
> > New York PHP
> > Conference and Expo 2006
> > http://www.nyphpcon.com
> > Show Your Participation in New York PHP
> > http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
> >
>
>
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