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Adding Image Content in Joomla!

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

Next to text content, images are one of the most utilized multimedia resources in web pages. They can be used to inform and educate the reader, offer help with navigation, and to enhance the design and user's overall visual experience.

This article by Allan Walker, author of Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, will provide the assistance to help utilize image content effectively within your Joomla! website. We look at:

  • Why we use images in websites
  • Image formats and which ones to use
  • Including images in articles and modules
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An Introduction to PHP-Nuke

by Douglas Paterson | February 2010 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

This article series by Douglas Paterson, author of Building Websites with PHP-Nuke, begins with an overview of PHP-Nuke; what it is, and what it can do to help you build your own community-driven website. We shall learn all the features and functionality provided by PHP-Nuke by developing an example site, the Dinosaur Portal, as we progress through this series.

In this article series, we will cover:

  1. An Introduction to PHP-Nuke (see below)
  2. Installing PHP-Nuke
  3. Your First Page
  4. Managing the Site
  5. Managing Users
  6. Story Management with PHP-Nuke
  7. Content Management Modules
  8. Managing the Discussion Forums
  9. Customizing Layout with Themes
  10. Programming PHP-Nuke
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Installing PHP-Nuke

by Douglas Paterson | February 2010 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

In the previous article of the article series by Douglas Paterson, author of Building Websites with PHP-Nuke, we looked at features provided by PHP-Nuke for its visitors, the functionalities to make site maintenance easier, and what exactly is PHP-Nuke.

In this article, which is the second article of the article series, you will learn how to install and configure PHP-Nuke, apply patches, and also create the database. At the end of this article you will have a fully operational PHP-Nuke site, ready to go!

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Working With ASP.NET DataList Control

by Joydip Kanjilal | February 2010 | .NET Microsoft

In this article by Joydip Kanjilal, we will discuss the ASP.NET DataList control which can be used to display a list of repeated data items. We will learn about the following:

  • Using the DataList control
  • Binding images to a DataList control dynamically
  • Displaying data using the DataList control
  • Selecting, editing and deleting data using this control
  • Handling the DataList control events
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Set up your own Profile in Mahara: Part 2

by Derrin Michael Kent | February 2010 | MySQL Open Source PHP Web Development

In this article series by Derrin Michael Kent, author of Mahara 1.2 ePortfolios Beginner's Guide, we will look at creating our own profile page and using the Mahara text editor. Read Set up your own Profile in Mahara: Part 1

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