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Managing Your Joomla! Media Files with Media Manager

by Allan Walker | January 2010 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source PHP

This article by Allan Walker, author of Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, explores one of the most important tasks when using multimedia in our Joomla! websites, the ability to upload and manage the files on your web server. Once uploaded, this content may not require further attention, or you might need the ability for constant management and file revisions.

In this article, we will look at using the built-in Joomla! Media Manager which includes:

  • Overview of the Joomla! Media Manager
  • Uploading media using the Media Manager
  • The view
  • Organizing your content
  • Uploading your content
  • Managing media using the Media Manager
Read Managing Your Joomla! Media Files with Media Manager in full

Linux E-mail: Providing Webmail Access (Part 1)

by Alistair McDonald | January 2010 | Linux Servers

In this article series by Alistair McDonald, author of Linux Email, you will learn about the following:

  • The benefits and disadvantages of a webmail access solution
  • The SquirrelMail webmail package
  • Setting up and configuring SquirrelMail
  • What SquirrelMail plugins are and what they can do
  • How to make SquirrelMail more secure
Read Linux E-mail: Providing Webmail Access (Part 1) in full

Linux E-mail: Providing Webmail Access (Part 2)

by Alistair McDonald | January 2010 | Linux Servers

In this article series by Alistair McDonald, author of Linux Email, you will learn about the following:

  • The benefits and disadvantages of a webmail access solution
  • The SquirrelMail webmail package
  • Setting up and configuring SquirrelMail
  • What SquirrelMail plugins are and what they can do
  • How to make SquirrelMail more secure

Read Linux E-mail: Providing Webmail Access (Part 1) here.

Read Linux E-mail: Providing Webmail Access (Part 2) in full

Advanced Blog Management with Apache Roller 4.0: Part 1

by Alfonso V. Romero | January 2010 | Beginner's Guides Content Management Java Open Source

Basically, in this three-part article by Alfonso Romero, author of Apache Roller 4.0 – Beginner's Guide, we shall:

  • Learn to manage group blogs
  • Use aggregators and blog search engines such as Technorati to expand your Roller blog's audience
  • Configure Google webmaster tools for your Roller weblog
  • Use podcasts in your weblog entries to attract visitors that use podcatcher software such as iTunes
  • Use Google docs as a weblog client to publish entries in your Roller weblog
  • Use Planet Roller to aggregate external blogs along with your Roller blogs
Read Advanced Blog Management with Apache Roller 4.0: Part 1 in full

Media File management in Joomla with FTP and Third-party Extensions

by Allan Walker | January 2010 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source PHP

This article by Allan Walker, author of Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, explores one of the most important tasks when using multimedia in our Joomla! websites, the ability to upload and manage the files on your web server. Once uploaded, this content may not require further attention, or you might need the ability for constant management and file revisions. In a previous article we explored the built-in Joomla! Media Manager which the reader can refer for organization and structure of your website media.

In this article, we will look at:

  • Alternative methods of managing files and media
  • Third-party file management extensions
  • Read Media File management in Joomla with FTP and Third-party Extensions in full

    Implementing AJAX Grid using jQuery data grid plugin jqGrid

    by Bogdan Brinzarea Cristian Darie | January 2010 | AJAX PHP

    In this article by Audra Hendrix, Bogdan Brinzarea and Cristian Darie, authors of AJAX and PHP: Building Modern Web Applications 2nd Edition, we will discuss the usage of an AJAX-enabled data grid plugin, jqGrid.

    Read Implementing AJAX Grid using jQuery data grid plugin jqGrid in full

    Enhancing the User Experience with PHP 5 Ecommerce: Part 1

    by Michael Peacock | January 2010 | e-Commerce PHP

    In this three-part article by Michael Peacock, author of PHP 5 e-commerce Development, you will learn how to enhance the user experience by:

    • Allowing customers to search our product catalog effectively
    • Enhancing this search by allowing our customers to filter products Providing wish lists for our customers
    • Generating recommendations for customers based on previous purchases
    • Informing customers when their desired products are back in stock
    • Enabling social aspects such as product ratings and reviews from customers
    Read Enhancing the User Experience with PHP 5 Ecommerce: Part 1 in full

    Methods for Animation Effects with jQuery 1.4

    by Jonathan Chaffer Karl Swedberg | January 2010 | AJAX Open Source Web Development

    The jQuery library provides several techniques for adding animation to a web page. These include simple, standard animations that are frequently used and the ability to craft sophisticated custom effects. In this article by Karl Swedberg and Jonathan Chaffer, authors of jQuery 1.4 Reference Guide, we'll closely examine each of the pre-packaged effect methods, revealing all of the mechanisms jQuery has for providing visual feedback to the user.

    Read Methods for Animation Effects with jQuery 1.4 in full

    Rendering Images in TYPO3 4.3: Part 1

    by Dan Osipov | January 2010 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

    In this article by Dan Osipov, author of TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook, we will cover:

    • Rendering images using content elements
    • Embedding images in RTE
    • Rendering images using TypoScript
    • Rendering links to files using the tags
    • Creating a gallery using ce_gallery
    • Rendering metadata from a DAM object
    Read Rendering Images in TYPO3 4.3: Part 1 in full
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