12.7. The default catalog page

As you know, a standard Interchange catalog page URL looks like this:


But what happens if you leave off the page name, as people often do when typing URLs in by hand? Type:


and you get a server error message. We can change this by adding the following directive to catalog.cfg:

  SpecialPage catalog index

Restart Interchange and try the above URL again.

Note: If you want to make the welcome page something other than pages/index.html, modify the 'index' part of the directive appropriately.