From: Alexander Dvorak <mekambo@ea...> - 2003-03-08 21:49:35
I would like to have an html home page that is locked and has a
different format than the other wiki pages. I figured if I wrote an
html home page myself this would be best.
If I do this, how do I have links like HomePage or [Home Page]
automatically point to this page which is essentially outside of the
Thanks in advance for your help.
From: Jeff Dairiki <dairiki@da...> - 2003-03-09 04:11:29
On Sat, 8 Mar 2003 16:49:34 -0500
Alexander Dvorak <mekambo@...> wrote:
> If I do this, how do I have links like HomePage or [Home Page]
> automatically point to this page which is essentially outside of the
> wiki format?
There's two (relatively) easy ways I can think of to do that:
1. Use apache's mod_rewrite. If possible, that's probably the best
(Intercept request for /path/to/wiki/HomePage and internally redirect
them to /other/path/realHomePage.html.)
2. Use PhpWiki's RedirectTo plugin on the wiki HomePage to redirect
to your other home page.
Both methods are slightly hackish. #1 is more efficient, less likely
to cause trouble with funky browsers, but a bit trickier to set up.
(and you can't do it unless you run Apache and have access to
It's kind of non-wiki to do that though. Wiki-links should link to wiki
pages. You can always link to non-wiki pages using standard external
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