Category Archives: CMS

Setting Up WordPress on a Windows PC using WAMP Server

We’ve come across many enthusiasts, noobs & testers who’ve enquired about the ways to setting-up WordPress on a Windows based PC. So, for those who aren’t aware, setting-up WordPress locally would mean setting-up a local server or a localhost. There may be a number of reasons why anyone would want to do that in the first place. Some might me a theme developer who’d probably want to test the theme locally before making it live over the web, while others might be developing a plugin for WordPress which they’d like to test run before releasing it to the store. read more

Criteria for Selecting the Best WordPress Hosting Provider to Build a Website

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At present, any person with minimum computer knowledge is able to build his / her own web page for several purposes such as promoting a business, sharing personal opinions and sharing photos, etc…

In order to create such web pages, there are various web applications are available on Internet, such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Blogger. Now, imagine a user who decides to build his own website, blog or photo gallery and decides to hire a web hosting service provider.

Well, in order to install WordPress CMS, the first point you need to bear in mind is the selection of a web hosting provider that can suffice your requirements. No doubt, this is one of the essential points that need to be considered, as a bad choice can affect the quality of your service, security of website or blog, etc… read more

Introduction to WordPress Content Management System

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History of WordPress CMS

Since year 2000, there have been various technological revolutions that have taken great importance in the evolution of Information Technology (IT) and the Internet. However, in the year 2004, the revolution took a shape that had begun to take shape several years ago, and it was finally known as the Web 2.0 revolution, a concept that was created in 2004 by one of the co-founders Dale Dougherty of O’Reilly Media, referring to the remarkable changes that were creating Internet and the World Wide Web. read more

Introduction to Joomla Content Management System

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History of Joomla CMS

On the origins of the WWW or World Wide Web, pages that were designed were static in nature and really simple, the language on which HTML2 rested, did not allow much to do. If you had to make any changes, you were required to edit the code for each page individually. Given this, it is possible to get an idea of the work that would modify such sixty pages. Many developers and manufacturers identified this problem and create the 90 programming languages “server side” as ASP 3 or PHP4, which together with the use of data bases that would allow the dynamic generation of web pages. This opened a way for the development of the first content management systems or CMS (Content Management System). read more

CMS DotNetNuke 7.0 – More Modern and Professional

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Easy, simple, and professional, DotNetNuke 7.0 is getting stronger.  Those who do not know this solution yet, should try at-least once.

Content management systems are an important part of the Internet world and DotNetNuke (DNN) is a product available under BSD open source license. So this is the great opportunity for those webmasters, who are looking for Windows based CMS platform.

Menu, a completely redesigned control panel, which is capable of  managing the content and a rich text editor functions, backup and automatic update (with display differences). Furthermore it also has  the ability to share content between multiple instances CMS, etc.. read more

How to optimize a WordPress Blog?

The Following 25 tips will help you to optimize your wordpress blog in the right manner.

  • To speed up your blog you need to install WP super cache with GZIP enabled.
  • If possible then move .htaccess directives to your server config and disable .htaccess parsing.
  • Make sure you combine all the CSS files into one large CSS file. The same goes for JavaScript which should be loaded in the footer.
  • CSS sprites need to be used. If you are not familiar with this then take assistance from any professional web developer.
  • Include a PHP opcode cache. Choose one, all are better than having nothing.
  • Remove unnecessary Plugins and Widgets.
  • For SEO benefits, set appropriate Permalinks.
  • Give Robots the direction … make sure you disallow search engines bots to index wp-admin, log in, and register page.
  • Use All in one SEO pack.
  • Write a descriptive meta description. Do not auto generate them.
  • A proper pagination is essential. wp-pagenavi plugin for wordpress is available on the official site of WordPress.
  • Continuously moderate blog comments. Do not disable comment option due to only spamming issue. You can install Akismet to detect spammers. In terms SEO and traffic, relevant comments on your blog gives extra benefits.
  • Don’t forget to take a backup of your database once in a week.
  • Also optimize database once in a week. Several plugins are available to optimize wp database but manual database optimization is highly recommended.
  • Use Pingdom to track uptime.
  • Delete unnecessary meta information. Take the help of a professional web developer if you are new to this.
  • Get in touch with your regular blog readers.
  • Add Google+ button.
  • Use commentluv plugin to allow visitors to comment on your blog posts.
  • Promote your blog through social media sites like FaceBook, Twitter, and Google+.
  • Analyze, your blog traffic through Google Analytics.
  • Create a RSS feed url so visitors can subscribe to it.
  • Use canonical URLs so your analytic doesn’t interface with your SEO.
  • Track your blog subscribers.
  • Start analyzing which promotional method leads to more blog subscribers.
  • read more

    Drupal – Rules – Unpublish a Node After a Given Period X Days …

    Here is a small howto that will show you how to unpublish a node after a given time can be in days, in seconds  … Drupal  using the module Rules

    First, what does the module Rules?

    Rules can be viewed as an evolution of the core module and trigger is the enhanced version of drupal 6 work flowing to Drupal 5.

    Rules allow to discover events, perform actions (post a comment, send an email …) automatically with the possibility of moving conditions.

    Here is a small howto to un-publish content after a certain time, it could be 15 days, 30 seconds, Wednesday, Nov 09 … read more

    How To Solve DNS Page Error In Plesk?

    You get different types of errors while using Plesk control panel, but the most common error is “error on DNS page”. You can solve this error with some simple steps. You get the error “ERROR: PleskException”, when you are on plesk. In that situation if you make any changes within the DNS page, then you get the following Error :

    Table::select() failed: no such row in the table

    Or

    ERROR: PleskException
    Table::select() failed: no such row in the table
    0: /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/dns/DNSZone.php:52
    DNSZone->DNSZone(string ‘100′)
    1: /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/common_func.php3:2610
    objectMaker(string ‘DNSZone’, string ‘100′)
    2: /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/dns/DNSManager.php:39
    DNSManager::getDNSZone(string ‘100′)
    3: /usr/local/psa/admin/htdocs/domains/dns.php:21 read more

    The most important thing about Joomla! And Joomla Templates

    Joomla is one of the major systems of content management are available to website owners, developers, and designers. Since it is an open source, you can download and install at freely. For those seeking for an efficient and intuitive method of handling the large amount of content, while maintaining a professional appearance on the Web, Joomla can provide all this.

    A little history Joomla born of separation between the development team and the organization that hired them. The team decided to separate due to internal conflicts over the values ​​of open source and the violation of the agreement. As the symbol of the spirit of open source, name, Joomla, is derived from the Swahili word meaning “all together.” The first version was released in September 2005 and since then it has received numerous awards and a following around the world. As for his acceptance as a content management system, Joomla was downloaded more than 2.5 million times since its launch. read more