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MediaWiki Content Organizing Features: Namespaces, Categories

by Mizanur Rahman | February 2010 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

One of the important aspects of content management is organizing the content that we create. Managed content looks much better than haphazard content for both authors and readers. Since MediaWiki works in a multi-user environment, it is necessary to maintain well organized content so that editing and reviewing becomes easier for users.

In this article by Mizanur Rahman, author of MediaWiki Administrators’ Tutorial Guide, we will see:

  • Why organizing content is important for a site
  • Some of the MediaWiki content organizing features like namespaces and categories
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Managing 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.

Whether you need to create multimedia image galleries in your Joomla! website or simply add images to your articles and modules, this article will provide the assistance to help utilize image content effectively within your Joomla! website. In this article by Allan Walker, author of Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, we look at:

  • Creating image galleries and slideshows
  • Template images
  • Joomla! Image Extensions
  • Browser support and accessibility for images
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MediaWiki Content Organizing Features: Templates, Sections, Redirection

by Mizanur Rahman | February 2010 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

In the previous article by Mizanur Rahman, author of MediaWiki Administrators’ Tutorial Guide, we discussed the importance of organizing and managing content for a site. We also studied some of the MediaWiki Content Organizing Features like Namespaces and Categories.

In this article we will see various MediaWiki Content Organizing Features like Templates, Sections, and Redirection.

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Your First Page with PHP-Nuke

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

In the previous article by Douglas Paterson, author of Building Websites with PHP-Nuke, you learned how to install PHP-Nuke on a local machine running an Apache/MySQL/PHP (AMP) environment.

In this article, which is the third article of the article series, you'll familiarize yourself with a visitor's-eye view of the PHP-Nuke world and make your first modifications to the site.

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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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