My blog is an art blog with some explicit artworks. The explicit artworks are supposed to be limited to the Gallery (meta)\Sealed Section category so people can choose to see them or not.
The only problem is that the front page defaults to all posts. I completely understand why that is, but of course it defeats the purpose of having the Sealed Section.
I have used hacks to make other places difficult to access - for instance, All doesn't show in the category list (display:none) and the meta categories have the event pointer turned off so they're just headings. It's not 100% foolproof, but it doesn't need to be - someone working that hard to get to it can't say they got to it unawares. I just want to avoid unwitting casual stumble-ins.
I would consider any of the following acceptable outcomes:
1. index.php, if not redirecting to a specific post/cat/whatever, defaults to showing one of my meta categories instead of All.
2. As above, but defaults to showing a specific post. (I have a welcome post that would be fine).
3. I find a way to suppress certain posts from being shown under All. (eg - hack the PHP to filter posts with the Sealed Section category out).
I have a fair entry-mod-level understanding of B2E and am comfortable with PHP but I don't know where to look for some of this. I got as far as _blog_main_inc.php for the redirect but I didn't fully understand how it works.
If it helps, you can see it live at www.[my username backwards].com - the art posts are all private until I can work out a solution but you'll probably be able to see what I'm trying to do.
Can anyone suggest a way to do this?