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Feature Proposal: Setting for the default web

Motivation

Currently, the default web name is the UsersWebName, changing that implies moving all user/group topics to that web.

Description and Documentation

The possibility to set the default web loaded when the url is of the form http://foo.com/bin/view.

Examples

Impact and Available Solutions

Implementation

-- Contributors: KoenMartens

Discussion

-- KoenMartens - 03 Mar 2006

Might want a little addition to that patch: one where you can use a TWikiVariable for the default web, if you actually use that.

(fake diff)

    # Constant tags dependent on the config
    $constantTags{AUTHREALM}       = $TWiki::cfg{AuthRealm};
    $constantTags{HOMETOPIC}       = $TWiki::cfg{HomeTopicName};
    $constantTags{MAINWEB}         = $TWiki::cfg{UsersWebName};
+      $constantTags{DEFAULTWEB}          = $TWiki::cfg{DefaultWebName};
    $constantTags{TRASHWEB}        = $TWiki::cfg{TrashWebName};
    $constantTags{NOTIFYTOPIC}     = $TWiki::cfg{NotifyTopicName};
    $constantTags{SCRIPTSUFFIX}    = $TWiki::cfg{ScriptSuffix};

I tend to be the perl definition of lazy, so anything to make life - or at least usage of something, I go for it. smile

-- EricCote - 27 Mar 2006

I have been hunting for this feature for a couple of days. I was really hoping that this capability already existed. Does anyone know any workarounds?

-- ChuckGrindel - 24 May 2006

I've started making a change for that -- allowing different webs for users and Main -- but that's only in develop. As this is an enhancement, I'm not sure it'll be allowed to go into 4.0

-- MeredithLesly - 24 May 2006

Did this not make it into the build?

-- MartinCleaver - 09 Oct 2006

Workaround:

~/public_html/.htaccess RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^$ /YOURDEFAULTWEBNAME/WebHome [PT]

Would be better in configure though

-- MartinCleaver - 09 Oct 2006

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