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I have a domain and I would like and visits to the root of the domain only to be forwarded. For example:

www.domain.com -> www.domain.com/holding

However

www.domain.com/home www.domain.com/index.php www.domain.com/*

Will all still go to those locations. I believe this is a .htaccess modification, however I do not know how to do this.

Is anyone able to help?

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Why don't you add a simple piece of JS to a html file at domain.com – HackToHell Apr 18 '13 at 14:13
    
Going to the root will load up index.html first and index.php if there is no HTML. I already have an index.html file there that I require access to, but only want access if the user specifies it in the URL field – K20GH Apr 18 '13 at 14:22
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Have a look at mod_rewrite's documentation

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/$
RewriteRule .* /holding [NC,L,R]
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Just add

Redirect / /holding

to you .htaccess or your Apache site configuration.

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