Set Portal to be Default

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Set Portal to be Default

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For installations in phpBB 3.0.x, I was able to set portal.php to be the default page on my server. So if you navigated to www.mydomain.com/forums/ the portal would be shown.

Is there any way to do that now that portal.php is no longer used?
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Re: Set Portal to be Default

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Here we go:
  • go in the ACP - General - Board Settings - and adapt your settings accordingly:
    Board_settings.png
  • navigate to the directory root/ext/board3/portal/styles/prosilver/template/event/ and delete those two files:
    overall_header_breadcrumb_prepend.html and overall_footer_breadcrumb_prepend.html
  • add to your .htaccess this:

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    DirectoryIndex app.php/portal index.php index.html index.htm
  • purge your forum and browser cache
Then it should look and function like here.
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Re: Set Portal to be Default

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Thanks! That did the trick.

But let me ask you: It seems like just the modification to .htaccess did the job. What is the purpose of changing the settings and deleting the files?

ETA: Never mind. I see it now.

Thanks again!
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Re: Set Portal to be Default

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You're welcome! 😊
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Re: Set Portal to be Default

Post by Neves »

Hi Keven
I did this but when I delete
overall_header_breadcrumb_prepend.html and overall_footer_breadcrumb_prepend.html
It locks me out with errors, but if I don't delete those files it works,

it wasn't explained above, what happens if I don't delete those files ?

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Re: Set Portal to be Default

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In the "ACP -> General" --> purge cache
It's recommended to purge your browser cache too.


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Re: Set Portal to be Default

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Ok I'm an idiot
when it locked me out of the site i thought it also locked me out of admin. section but it doesn't
I purge cache and it works

Thanks


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Re: Set Portal to be Default

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Hi, i did that too, but i can't go back to the portal - disapeared from the headlin. It only takes me back to the index page of the forum.

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