If you try to open http://localhost:3000 it still shows the “Welcome aboard” page. Let’s make it redirect to the ideas page. Open
config/routes.rb and after the first line add
root :to => redirect('/ideas')
Test the change by opening the root path (that is, http://localhost:3000 ) in your browser.
Rails 3 users: You will need to delete the index.html from the
/public folder for this to work.
Coach: Talk about routes, and include details on the order of routes and their relation to static files.