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help on editing PHPBB

I want to put my site's logo linking to outside the forum

11:09 pm on Nov 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I do manage a website and it includes a PHPBB forum, obviously placed at /forum (¿why to use a weirder path? :P). The thing is that my site is more than a forum, it has more content. I have menus almost everywhere, it's very navigable; but if you go into the forum, you can only get back to the other sections of the site using the back buton or removing everything starting from /forum in the address bar. Of course, this doesn't fit my site's philisophy, which is almost to put menus even inside the menus in every page, so you can go from everywhere to everywhere... I hope you cacth it. I've noticed that it shows the domain and title I put in the admin panel. Well, what I'd like to do is to make this text link to my homepage, placed at /index.php or simply /. The problem is that I'm completely lost when trying to do something in PHPBB's source files. I don't know which file should I edit, nor where should I add the code. These files are a code labirynth for me, and I need to edit them to fit my site's needs.
Does somebody know how should I do it, or where can I found further help on this?
Thanks a lot
11:50 pm on Nov 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

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You can try installing a menu mod, or editing the menu yourself. The templates that you can modify are in /forum/templates/$yourboardstyle
They have .tpl extensions.
12:55 am on Nov 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Probably the easiest way is to edit [forumdir]/templates/[forumskin]/overall_header.tpl and include links to your main sites pages there.
overall_header.tpl is used as the page header on all the phpbb pages - one change and your main site is linked from everywhere on your forum.