Index Pages

by Darren Collins
Thursday, 21 March 2002

If a web surfer types the URL www.pool-room.com into their browser, my server will automatically display the file "index.html" to them. This file is in the base directory of my site.

Similarly, if the surfer types www.pool-room.com/NonProfit into their browser, I want a default file to be displayed. To see an example of what happens when there is no default file present, have a look at www.pool-room.com/Demo. This error message is avoided by putting an "index.html" file in each folder of the site.

To create these index files, I just create an article named "index" in each folder of my site. I like to add a little more information to the article name, so that I can tell which is which when I'm editing them. To avoid the extra information becoming part of the filename when the site is published, I enclose it in parentheses e.g. "index (CodeCraft)".

Read some more about what to put in Index pages.

 


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