[EN] Moving portal.php outside of your forums directory

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[EN] Moving portal.php outside of your forums directory

Post by Ice » 6. October 2008 21:26

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How to move portal.php outside of the forums directory.
e.g from http://www.mysite.com/forums/portal.php to http://www.mysite.com/portal.php.

This guide assumes your forums are located at /forums/ if yours is different please replace all instances of it in the code below.

Move /forums/portal.php to /portal.php.

Create or edit /.htaccess and add:

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DirectoryIndex portal.php index.php index.html index.htm
Edit /forums/.htaccess
REMOVE

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DirectoryIndex portal.php index.php index.html index.htm
Open /portal.php
Find

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$phpbb_root_path = (defined('PHPBB_ROOT_PATH')) ? PHPBB_ROOT_PATH : './'; 
Replace with

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$phpbb_root_path = (defined('PHPBB_ROOT_PATH')) ? PHPBB_ROOT_PATH : './forums/'; 
Open /forums/includes/functions.php
Find

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        'U_PORTAL'            => append_sid("{$phpbb_root_path}portal.$phpEx"), 
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        'U_PORTAL'            => append_sid("../portal.$phpEx"), 
That should be it.

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