You could also have your joomla site live at <a href="http://joomlasite.com/joomlasite">joomlasite.com/joomlasite</a> and have index.html on <a href="http://joomlasite.com/">joomlasite.com/</a> that redirects to <a href="http://joomlasite.com/joomlasite">
joomlasite.com/joomlasite</a> after the splashy entrance.<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 1/24/06, <b class="gmail_sendername"><a href="mailto:joomla-request@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-request@lists.nyphp.org</a></b>
 &lt;<a href="mailto:joomla-request@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-request@lists.nyphp.org</a>&gt; wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Send joomla mailing list submissions to<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a><br><br>To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla">
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<br><br>Today's Topics:<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; 1. Splash page (Mark Withington)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; 2. Re: Splash page (Norman ONeil)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; 3. Re: Splash page (Mark Withington)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; 4. Re: Splash page (Norman ONeil)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; 5. Re: Splash page (Mark Withington)
<br><br><br>----------------------------------------------------------------------<br><br>Message: 1<br>Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 10:52:01 -0500<br>From: Mark Withington &lt;<a href="mailto:mwithington@PLMresearch.com">mwithington@PLMresearch.com
</a>&gt;<br>Subject: [joomla] Splash page<br>To: &quot;'<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a>'&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a>&gt;<br>Message-ID:<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;<a href="mailto:1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A734@network.PLMresearch.com">1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A734@network.PLMresearch.com</a>&gt;<br>Content-Type: text/plain<br><br>Would like to make a splash page inside Joomla!&nbsp;&nbsp;This would greet the user
<br>after <a href="http://www.joomlasite.com">http://www.joomlasite.com</a> with a simple &quot;enter button&quot; or skip intro<br>link.&nbsp;&nbsp;After that, the menu buttons would refer to the index.php?option=....<br>Is there a best practice way to do this?&nbsp;&nbsp;I would prefer to keep the splash
<br>within the Joomla framework as opposed to naming it index.html and asking<br>Apache to serve index.html up first.<br><br>Any thoughts would be appreciated.<br><br>TIA,<br><br>Mark<br><br>--------------------------<br>
Mark L. Withington<br>PLMresearch<br>&quot;eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise&quot;<br>PO Box 1354<br>Plymouth, MA&nbsp;&nbsp;02362<br>o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704<br>f: 508-746-4973<br>v: 508-746-2383<br>m: 508-801-0181<br><a href="http://www.PLMresearch.com">
http://www.PLMresearch.com</a><br>AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000<br><a href="mailto:mwithington@plmresearch.com">mwithington@plmresearch.com</a><br>Public Key: <a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc">
http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc</a><br>Calendar: <a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php">http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php</a><br><br><br>------------------------------<br><br>Message: 2
<br>Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:07:41 -0500<br>From: Norman ONeil &lt;<a href="mailto:norman@enorm2.com">norman@enorm2.com</a>&gt;<br>Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page<br>To: &quot;NYPHP SIG: Joomla&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">
joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a>&gt;<br>Message-ID: &lt;<a href="mailto:AEE26657-0D52-4BA0-ACA7-BD80DCB9FABC@enorm2.com">AEE26657-0D52-4BA0-ACA7-BD80DCB9FABC@enorm2.com</a>&gt;<br>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
<br><br>You could just create a simplified template and assign it to the<br>&quot;home&quot; Page menu Choice, then you could point home at a static page<br>or a content item or another component if you wish.<br><br>On Jan 24, 2006, at 10:52 AM, Mark Withington wrote:
<br><br>&gt; Would like to make a splash page inside Joomla!&nbsp;&nbsp;This would greet<br>&gt; the user<br>&gt; after <a href="http://www.joomlasite.com">http://www.joomlasite.com</a> with a simple &quot;enter button&quot; or<br>
&gt; skip intro<br>&gt; link.&nbsp;&nbsp;After that, the menu buttons would refer to the index.php?<br>&gt; option=....<br>&gt; Is there a best practice way to do this?&nbsp;&nbsp;I would prefer to keep<br>&gt; the splash<br>&gt; within the Joomla framework as opposed to naming it 
index.html and<br>&gt; asking<br>&gt; Apache to serve index.html up first.<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Any thoughts would be appreciated.<br>&gt;<br>&gt; TIA,<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Mark<br>&gt;<br>&gt; --------------------------<br>&gt; Mark L. Withington
<br>&gt; PLMresearch<br>&gt; &quot;eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise&quot;<br>&gt; PO Box 1354<br>&gt; Plymouth, MA&nbsp;&nbsp;02362<br>&gt; o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704<br>&gt; f: 508-746-4973<br>&gt; v: 508-746-2383<br>&gt; m: 508-801-0181
<br>&gt; <a href="http://www.PLMresearch.com">http://www.PLMresearch.com</a><br>&gt; AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>&gt; Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000<br>&gt; <a href="mailto:mwithington@plmresearch.com">mwithington@plmresearch.com
</a><br>&gt; Public Key: <a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc">http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc</a><br>&gt; Calendar: <a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php">http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
</a><br>&gt; _______________________________________________<br>&gt; New to Joomla? Get a great start here:<br>&gt; <a href="http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html">http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
</a><br>&gt;<br>&gt; New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List<br>&gt; <a href="http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla">http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla</a><br>&gt; New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
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</a><br>&gt;<br>&gt;<br><br>Norman O'Neil<br>eNorm<br>39 Partridge Street<br>Portsmouth, NH 03801<br>603 431 0868<br><a href="http://www.enorm2.com">http://www.enorm2.com</a><br><br><br><br><br>------------------------------
<br><br>Message: 3<br>Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:11:05 -0500<br>From: Mark Withington &lt;<a href="mailto:mwithington@PLMresearch.com">mwithington@PLMresearch.com</a>&gt;<br>Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page<br>To: &quot;'NYPHP SIG: Joomla'&quot; &lt;
<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a>&gt;<br>Message-ID:<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;<a href="mailto:1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A735@network.PLMresearch.com">1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A735@network.PLMresearch.com
</a>&gt;<br>Content-Type: text/plain<br><br>Thank Norm,<br><br>That's the direction I'm heading, however, it seems such a strategy will<br>them make the Home page = splash page.&nbsp;&nbsp;This might get frustrating for the<br>user to constantly double back to the splash page all the time...although it
<br>is a really good looking splash page ;-)<br><br>Mark<br><br>--------------------------<br>Mark L. Withington<br>PLMresearch<br>v: 508-746-2383<br>m: 508-801-0181<br>AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000
<br><br>&gt; -----Original Message-----<br>&gt; From: <a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org</a><br>&gt; [mailto:<a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org
</a>] On Behalf Of Norman ONeil<br>&gt; Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 11:08 AM<br>&gt; To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla<br>&gt; Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page<br>&gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; You could just create a simplified template and assign it to the
<br>&gt; &quot;home&quot; Page menu Choice, then you could point home at a static page<br>&gt; or a content item or another component if you wish.<br>&gt;<br>&gt; On Jan 24, 2006, at 10:52 AM, Mark Withington wrote:<br>&gt;
<br>&gt; &gt; Would like to make a splash page inside Joomla!&nbsp;&nbsp;This would greet<br>&gt; &gt; the user<br>&gt; &gt; after <a href="http://www.joomlasite.com">http://www.joomlasite.com</a> with a simple &quot;enter button&quot; or
<br>&gt; &gt; skip intro<br>&gt; &gt; link.&nbsp;&nbsp;After that, the menu buttons would refer to the index.php?<br>&gt; &gt; option=....<br>&gt; &gt; Is there a best practice way to do this?&nbsp;&nbsp;I would prefer to keep<br>&gt; &gt; the splash
<br>&gt; &gt; within the Joomla framework as opposed to naming it index.html and<br>&gt; &gt; asking<br>&gt; &gt; Apache to serve index.html up first.<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Any thoughts would be appreciated.<br>&gt; &gt;
<br>&gt; &gt; TIA,<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Mark<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; --------------------------<br>&gt; &gt; Mark L. Withington<br>&gt; &gt; PLMresearch<br>&gt; &gt; &quot;eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise&quot;
<br>&gt; &gt; PO Box 1354<br>&gt; &gt; Plymouth, MA&nbsp;&nbsp;02362<br>&gt; &gt; o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704<br>&gt; &gt; f: 508-746-4973<br>&gt; &gt; v: 508-746-2383<br>&gt; &gt; m: 508-801-0181<br>&gt; &gt; <a href="http://www.PLMresearch.com">
http://www.PLMresearch.com</a><br>&gt; &gt; AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>&gt; &gt; Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000<br>&gt; &gt; <a href="mailto:mwithington@plmresearch.com">mwithington@plmresearch.com</a><br>&gt; &gt; Public Key: 
<a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc">http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc</a><br>&gt; &gt; Calendar: <a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php">http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
</a><br>&gt; &gt; _______________________________________________<br>&gt; &gt; New to Joomla? Get a great start here:<br>&gt; &gt; <a href="http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html">http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
</a><br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; New York PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List<br>&gt; &gt; <a href="http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla">http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla</a><br>&gt; &gt; New York PHP Conference and Expo 2006
<br>&gt; &gt; <a href="http://www.nyphpcon.com">http://www.nyphpcon.com</a><br>&gt; &gt; Show Your Participation in New York PHP<br>&gt; &gt; <a href="http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php">http://www.nyphp.org/show_participation.php
</a><br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Norman O'Neil<br>&gt; eNorm<br>&gt; 39 Partridge Street<br>&gt; Portsmouth, NH 03801<br>&gt; 603 431 0868<br>&gt; <a href="http://www.enorm2.com">http://www.enorm2.com</a><br>
&gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; _______________________________________________<br>&gt; New to Joomla? Get a great start here:<br>&gt; <a href="http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html">http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
</a><br>&gt;<br>&gt; New York<br>&gt; PHP SIG: Joomla! Mailing List<br>&gt; <a href="http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla">http://lists.nyphp.org/mailman/listinfo/joomla</a><br>&gt; New York PHP<br>&gt; Conference and Expo 2006
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</a><br>&gt;<br><br><br>------------------------------<br><br>Message: 4<br>Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:16:29 -0500<br>From: Norman ONeil &lt;<a href="mailto:norman@enorm2.com">norman@enorm2.com</a>&gt;<br>Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
<br>To: &quot;NYPHP SIG: Joomla&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a>&gt;<br>Message-ID: &lt;<a href="mailto:448E6E2C-BC71-4C9B-BD2C-B209E682E7FA@enorm2.com">448E6E2C-BC71-4C9B-BD2C-B209E682E7FA@enorm2.com
</a>&gt;<br>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed<br><br>you could do a redirect with .htaccess to get around that so that<br>index.php would point at whatever joomla url you wanted it to point
<br>to and then make the front page component the home page.<br><br>On Jan 24, 2006, at 11:11 AM, Mark Withington wrote:<br><br>&gt; Thank Norm,<br>&gt;<br>&gt; That's the direction I'm heading, however, it seems such a strategy
<br>&gt; will<br>&gt; them make the Home page = splash page.&nbsp;&nbsp;This might get frustrating<br>&gt; for the<br>&gt; user to constantly double back to the splash page all the<br>&gt; time...although it<br>&gt; is a really good looking splash page ;-)
<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Mark<br>&gt;<br>&gt; --------------------------<br>&gt; Mark L. Withington<br>&gt; PLMresearch<br>&gt; v: 508-746-2383<br>&gt; m: 508-801-0181<br>&gt; AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>&gt; Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000
<br>&gt;<br>&gt;&gt; -----Original Message-----<br>&gt;&gt; From: <a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org</a><br>&gt;&gt; [mailto:<a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org
</a>] On Behalf Of Norman ONeil<br>&gt;&gt; Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 11:08 AM<br>&gt;&gt; To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla<br>&gt;&gt; Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page<br>&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt; You could just create a simplified template and assign it to the
<br>&gt;&gt; &quot;home&quot; Page menu Choice, then you could point home at a static page<br>&gt;&gt; or a content item or another component if you wish.<br>&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt; On Jan 24, 2006, at 10:52 AM, Mark Withington wrote:
<br>&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Would like to make a splash page inside Joomla!&nbsp;&nbsp;This would greet<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; the user<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; after <a href="http://www.joomlasite.com">http://www.joomlasite.com</a> with a simple &quot;enter button&quot; or
<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; skip intro<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; link.&nbsp;&nbsp;After that, the menu buttons would refer to the index.php?<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; option=....<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Is there a best practice way to do this?&nbsp;&nbsp;I would prefer to keep<br>
&gt;&gt;&gt; the splash<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; within the Joomla framework as opposed to naming it index.html and<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; asking<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Apache to serve index.html up first.<br>&gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Any thoughts would be appreciated.
<br>&gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; TIA,<br>&gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Mark<br>&gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; --------------------------<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Mark L. Withington<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; PLMresearch<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; &quot;eBusiness for the Midsize Enterprise&quot;
<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; PO Box 1354<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Plymouth, MA&nbsp;&nbsp;02362<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; o: 800-310-3992 ext. 704<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; f: 508-746-4973<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; v: 508-746-2383<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; m: 508-801-0181<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; <a href="http://www.PLMresearch.com">
http://www.PLMresearch.com</a><br>&gt;&gt;&gt; AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; <a href="mailto:mwithington@plmresearch.com">mwithington@plmresearch.com</a><br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Public Key: 
<a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc">http://www.plmresearch.com/keys/MLW_public_key.asc</a><br>&gt;&gt;&gt; Calendar: <a href="http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php">http://www.plmresearch.com/calendar.php
</a><br>&gt;&gt;&gt; _______________________________________________<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; New to Joomla? Get a great start here:<br>&gt;&gt;&gt; <a href="http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html">http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/topic,8542.0.html
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</a><br>&gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt;<br>&gt;&gt; Norman O'Neil<br>&gt;&gt; eNorm<br>&gt;&gt; 39 Partridge Street<br>&gt;&gt; Portsmouth, NH 03801<br>&gt;&gt; 603 431 0868<br>&gt;&gt; <a href="http://www.enorm2.com">
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<br><br><br><br>------------------------------<br><br>Message: 5<br>Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 11:25:37 -0500<br>From: Mark Withington &lt;<a href="mailto:mwithington@PLMresearch.com">mwithington@PLMresearch.com</a>&gt;<br>Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page
<br>To: &quot;'NYPHP SIG: Joomla'&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:joomla@lists.nyphp.org">joomla@lists.nyphp.org</a>&gt;<br>Message-ID:<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;<a href="mailto:1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A736@network.PLMresearch.com">
1F3CD8DDFB6A9B4C9B8DD06E4A7DE358D6A736@network.PLMresearch.com</a>&gt;<br>Content-Type: text/plain<br><br>Yah, I think I'm going to do that.&nbsp;&nbsp;Store the splash as an .html file with a<br>'enter' link pointing to index.php.&nbsp;&nbsp;From there Joomla can do it's stuff.
<br><br>--------------------------<br>Mark L. Withington<br>PLMresearch<br>v: 508-746-2383<br>m: 508-801-0181<br>AIM/MSN/Skype: PLMresearch<br>Yahoo:&nbsp;&nbsp;PLMresearch2000<br><br>&gt; -----Original Message-----<br>&gt; From: <a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">
joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org</a><br>&gt; [mailto:<a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org</a>] On Behalf Of Norman ONeil<br>&gt; Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 11:16 AM<br>&gt; To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla
<br>&gt; Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page<br>&gt;<br>&gt;<br>&gt; you could do a redirect with .htaccess to get around that so that<br>&gt; index.php would point at whatever joomla url you wanted it to point<br>&gt; to and then make the front page component the home page.
<br>&gt;<br>&gt; On Jan 24, 2006, at 11:11 AM, Mark Withington wrote:<br>&gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Thank Norm,<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; That's the direction I'm heading, however, it seems such a strategy<br>&gt; &gt; will<br>&gt; &gt; them make the Home page = splash page.&nbsp;&nbsp;This might get frustrating
<br>&gt; &gt; for the<br>&gt; &gt; user to constantly double back to the splash page all the<br>&gt; &gt; time...although it<br>&gt; &gt; is a really good looking splash page ;-)<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt; Mark<br>&gt; &gt;
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<br>&gt; &gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; -----Original Message-----<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; From: <a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org</a><br>&gt; &gt;&gt; [mailto:<a href="mailto:joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org">
joomla-bounces@lists.nyphp.org</a>] On Behalf Of Norman ONeil<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 11:08 AM<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; Subject: Re: [joomla] Splash page<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;
<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; You could just create a simplified template and assign it to the<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; &quot;home&quot; Page menu Choice, then you could point home at a<br>&gt; static page<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; or a content item or another component if you wish.
<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt; On Jan 24, 2006, at 10:52 AM, Mark Withington wrote:<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; Would like to make a splash page inside Joomla!&nbsp;&nbsp;This would greet<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; the user after 
<a href="http://www.joomlasite.com">http://www.joomlasite.com</a> with a simple &quot;enter<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; button&quot; or skip intro<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; link.&nbsp;&nbsp;After that, the menu buttons would refer to the index.php
?<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; option=....<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; Is there a best practice way to do this?&nbsp;&nbsp;I would prefer to keep<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; the splash<br>&gt; &gt;&gt;&gt; within the Joomla framework as opposed to naming it 
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