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Posted on 2014-03-02
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Hi,
I have to go to this
http://192.168.168.1/Start

to access the starting page of the site. How to make it simple, to also locate to the starting page of the site, once I've gone to this

http://192.168.168.1
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Question by:HuaMinChen
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by:brendanmeyer
ID: 39898258
create an index.htm file in the root directory of the website with the following code in it
<html>
 <header>
  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0"; URL="http://192.168.168.1/Start">
 </header>
</html>

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or or could use "/Start" instead of "http://192.168.168.1/Start"

this will redirect it to stating page
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39898263
Thanks. I've put this index.htm file,
<html>
 <header>
  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0"; URL="http://192.168.168.1/Start">
 </header>
</html>

within the root directory. But nothing has been displayed, when I go to this

http://192.168.168.1
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by:brendanmeyer
ID: 39899130
is index.htm you default file type for the website, or is there a different extension?
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WordPress Tutorial 3: Plugins, Themes, and Widgets

The three most common changes you will make to your website involve the look (themes), the functionality (plugins), and modular elements (widgets).

In this article we will briefly define each again, and give you directions on how to install them.

 
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39899372
How to set it as default file type? I am using .Net projects there. thanks
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brendanmeyer earned 300 total points
ID: 39899478
Are you using IIS?

for IIS7

Open IIS manager
go to the website in question
make sure you are in Features View
Double-Click; default documents
check that index.htm is there

if not, click Add and add it, move it to the top
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39899486
Thanks.
Sorry, what to choose within the attached?
t671.png
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by:brendanmeyer
ID: 39900086
3rd item, Default  Document
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39902305
I have that within the attached, but I still cannot go to

http://192.168.168.1

directly. thanks
t675.png
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Expert Comment

by:brendanmeyer
ID: 39902371
what happens when you go to http://192.168.168.1 ?
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39902381
I see there is error with empty page (see attached). Thanks
t81.png
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by:brendanmeyer
ID: 39902718
are you sure you put the index.html in the correct place, with that code in it?
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39902721
Yes,

C:\inetpub\VS2012

is the place on which I deploy all the projects, and I have the file "index.htm" that is having

<html>
 <header>
  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0"; URL="http://192.168.168.1/Start">
 </header>
</html>

Open in new window

within the same folder.
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by:brendanmeyer
ID: 39904756
Sorry, I'm not sure then
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by:HuaMinChen
ID: 39905187
Any other help?
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