[drupal-devel] promote to frontpage: confusing.

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Tue Mar 8 11:38:43 UTC 2005

> I don't get that. When someone opens the site via a browser then there
> is the "default page" showing. I don't know how different this is from
> "front page". Even if they have set up a splash page that leads to the
> Drupal site, this should not change the fact that from within the Drupal
> admin the frontpage is still that page which Drupal must show or start from.
> default page
> start page
> home page
> opening page
> first page
> index page
> Or am I missing part of the scenario? Is this a naming conflict that
> needs to be resolved?

Carl, you don't get it. You can set very easily set 'forum' to be your 
site frontpage, or you can just set 'node/12' (node/view/12 in 4.5) to 
be your frontpage. Then the promote flag has no effect on a node showing 
on your own frontpage, since it is not the default 'node' page.


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