CMS Made Simple 1.9 Beginner’s Guide: LITE Edition


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  • Learn how to set up a professional website in CMS Made Simple
  • Discover the admin console and configure it to send out emails
  • Design the basic structure of your first CMS Made Simple site by creating, editing, and organizing pages

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 76 pages [ mm x mm ]
Release Date : May 2011
ISBN : 1849516405
ISBN 13 : 9781849516402
Author(s) : Sofia Hauschildt
Topics and Technologies : Lite Editions

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Building Websites with CMS Made Simple
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Chapter 3: Creating Pages and Navigation
Appendix: Pop Quiz Answers
Index
    • Chapter 2: Getting Started
      • Installing CMS Made Simple step-by-step
        • Choosing a language
        • Step 1: Validating file integrity (optional)
        • Step 2: Checking requirements
        • Step 3: Testing file creation mask (optional)
        • Step 4: Admin account information
        • Step 5: Database information
          • Sample content and templates
        • Step 6: Creating tables
        • Step 7: Installation is complete
      • Understanding the admin console
        • Finishing the installation
      • Sending e-mails with CMS
        • Known issues
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: Creating Pages and Navigation
        • Creating pages
        • Time for action – adding a new page to the website
        • Editing pages
        • Time for action – editing existing pages
          • Previewing changes
          • Changing the page alias
          • Deleting pages
          • Formatting page content
          • Configuring TinyMCE
        • Time for action – activating search and replace function
          • Adding meta tags
        • Time for action – adding meta tags to pages
          • Adding global meta tags
        • Understanding page hierarchy
        • Time for action – adding subpages to a website
          • Breadcrumbs
          • Search engine friendly URLs
        • Time for action – creating search engine friendly URLs
          • Getting more success from hierarchy
        • Controlling the navigation of the website
        • Time for action – preventing pages from displaying in the navigation
          • What is your start page?
          • More navigation control with content types
        • Efficient work with pages
          • Creating a new page as a copy of existing one
          • Changing multiple pages at once
        • Creating pages and navigation
        • Summary

          Sofia Hauschildt

          Sofia Hauschildt is a tutor for web mastering and web development, who started designing and developing professional websites in 1995, just before her graduation in computer science. With experience as a Data Warehouse developer and ERP consultant she became a self-employed tutor. During her career she has been contracted by IT and management academies, the German army, several city administrations, and international companies like Siemens. Her work as a tutor is always focused on practical training combined with a theoretical background in order to get fast and handy results.  In her publications she shares not only solid knowledge but her personal experience and shows a simple and powerful way of creating websites for ambitious beginners. Building websites is an amazing chance to communicate with the whole world and to discover it as well.

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          What you will learn from this book

          • Install and configure CMS Made Simple in quick, easy steps
          • Develop powerful, engaging, effective, and easy-to-use CMS websites for businesses, clubs, or organizations
          • Create a set of pages and set up the navigation between them
          • Configure your site to send and receive emails
          • Set up your site’s page hierarchy

          In Detail

          CMS Made Simple is a an open source content management system that allows rapid website development in a fraction of the normal time, avoiding hours of coding by providing modules and 3rd Party add-ons. With this book in hand you will be able to harness the power of this modular and extendable content management system at your fingertips.

          Set up your first site with CMS Made Simple with a series of straightforward and practical steps.

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          Approach

          This is a practical, hands-on book based around a case study website, which you will set up in this easy-to-understand introduction to using CMS Made Simple. The chapters provide clear instructions and detailed screenshots, so you can see exactly what to do at each step of the build.

          Who this book is for

          This book is perfect for newcomers as well as webmasters who are looking for an introduction to building powerful and professional websites with a content management system. The workshop covers all aspects of web publishing and is aimed for web designers, web developers, editors, and web managers.

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