[wp-hackers] need a little nudge

Ryan McCue ryanmccue at cubegames.net
Sat Jul 26 12:54:44 GMT 2008

Shelly wrote:
> 1) I'm doing a site for a client, and I'm a little stuck.  They want 
> to add a blog to their site.  The problem is, most of the site is 
> already using a custom-made CMS, and the URL they want to blog to 
> appear at already has an index.php file there that they don't want to 
> give up.  If I install WP where they want it, he WP index.php file 
> will override the page they have there - and they don't want that.  
> They also don't want to convert this one page to make it the WP index 
> page.  SO I was wondering if there were any other options I could take 
> on to give them what they want, or if I need to *insist* they let me 
> put the index page within WordPress, or move the blog down a level.  
> (I think it's the latter, but I wanted to be absolutely sure before I 
> gave them this ultimatum.) 

This *is* actually possible. You can simply rename WP's index.php to 
something like handler.php and change rewrite rules to use handler.php 

Ryan M.

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