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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
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