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I've tried about anything but I can't seem to get it to work how I would like to so I hope you can help me out.

Situation. I have 2 wordpress websites, running on different hosts, only link is a 'commercial' links. they are set up like this. is my wordpress directory, with my index in root. referring. So I have pretty url etc.

Now I have a simple html page which has to be a selector. When you go to and you see this index.html which links to and

so each root page of the urls , the user can choose to go to url 1 or 2.

I can't change my hostings first file to go to, to take index.htm before the index.php of wordpress. .htacces using DirectoryIndex didnt do the trick either.

So I would like to rename my index.php from wordpress to something else. But then it just breaks...

I hope I'm clear enough about it. It's a 'simple' problem but kind of hard to explain for me.

Hope you can help me out.

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You're creating a loop that you can't break out of ... I think what you are saying is you want a visitor to go to and then choose to go to (Wordpress CMS) or

Static Homepage in WordPress You're best off to create a Static Homepage in WordPress and have links on this to either

You can also create your own custom landing page template which is then published from inside WordPress.

Move all Wordpress files including index.php to sub-folder The easier approach would be to just move all the wordpress files into a sub-folder like

This way you can have visitor go to and chose to go to or

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Thanks, I'll try your first suggestion. Second is my last resort, but I don't want my pages to be or ../page , but directly or /page – woony Jul 12 '12 at 12:48
Ok , great. Because of your comment I found a solution, I have no idea why I didn't think of this before. I made a template file for the start selection and put this as static homepage, so i could give the actual homepage a slug. thanks a bunch! – woony Jul 12 '12 at 13:02
Thats a great idea too ... create your own page-template.php file and then you just add a page using this template in your first blog. Thanks – Damien Jul 12 '12 at 13:06

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