index.html overwriting index.php – website 'home page'
I have been doing some work on a friend’s website…
I have several blogs and am decently familiar with wordpress and back end website things, but I’m certainly no pro and could use some guidance here.
This guy’s website http://www.slmarket.com started years ago as a regular html based website. It evolved into a blog based site, but behind a couple of the links, it still takes you to parts of the old html site, fine.
The home page of the site was a wordpress blog page… then you could follow a couple of links to the old html site.
Specifically, when you went to buy his book, it took you to the old html site.
I made some changes to the html portions of the site, the buy a book page, which was the index.html file. I re-uploaded it to the root folder (public_html folder).
Ever since… that file is the one that comes up when you type in the url: http://www.slmarket.com
… it goes right to the ‘buy a book’ page… when in fact, we want…
the ‘www.slmarket.com/news’ page (one of the wrodpress blog pages) to appear as the ‘home page’ / main page when you type in http://www.slmarket.com
I think i have to make changes to the index.php file to make this happen… am I right?
I’ve got to have that slmarket.com/news page show as the home page.. any help, GREATLY appreciated.
Thanks a bunch.
(dave sure doesn’t no web design!)
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