Msg#: 3842163 posted 10:01 pm on Feb 6, 2009 (gmt 0)
I think I understand your problem. Do you have the forum installed in a folder, yet when someone visits your site that are not taken right to your forum system
for example your forum is example.com/forum but you site is example.com
there are two main things you can do. the easiest is probably to move your forum script down one level to all traffic to your site is sent right to the forum. The other thing you can do is to create a webpage that allows the users to click links to go to your various forum topics.
A plain web page would work, but it would lack some of the features of the forum software. for example it wouldent show recent threads ect.
Moving the location of your forum script into the base root of your hosting account would probable be the easiest and best way to do this.
Msg#: 3842163 posted 8:30 am on Feb 8, 2009 (gmt 0)
i actually my problem is that i dont know how ican link my home page to my forum i already have the design for the home page, the problem is that how can iget it to load first before going to my forum site.
by the way here is the link to my web "www.example.com"->for my home pageand www.example.com/forums ->this is where my forum is located.
sorry imjust confused to get my home page working.. i tried uploading my homepage -> but it will not load. i hope you can help me
[edited by: brotherhood_of_LAN at 4:53 pm (utc) on Feb. 8, 2009] [edit reason] Not site specifics as per ToS, use example.com please [/edit]
Msg#: 3842163 posted 10:54 pm on Feb 8, 2009 (gmt 0)
guntheraidan, Im glad you where able to resolve the issue, and there is no need to feel silly about anything. Nothing in this industry is easy until you learn it. Hopefuly you will stick about on webmasterworld and we will be able to offer more assistance as you continue to improve and grow your website.