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CMS stands for Content Management Systems. A CMS lets you publish, edit and maintain content online. Examples of Content Management Systems include Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla. Professional sites as well as personal blogs can be hosted on these CMS’s.

What’s the Best Open Source CMS?

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CMS stands for Content Management System. A CMS lets you update and manage your website without needing a wealth of technical know-how. The open source community is a software community of developers that contribute their time freely to developing software for everyone. We take a look at the best open source CMS options out there…

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How to Build the Best Event Management System in Drupal

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If you’ve used Drupal before, you’ve no doubt come across the event module, which has been offered as an add-on Drupal since the early stages of Drupal. It provides basic event functionality, and a separate event repeat module can be used to create repeating events. The problem with the event module is that the code is relatively unstable, there are numerous versions out there that all use a different code base, and in general, the module is losing support. We show you how to use the CCK, Date, Calendar, and Views module to create the best event management system in Drupal…

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No Hassle Drupal Installation Guide

Drupal installation guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide an easy to use, no hassle Drupal installation guide, regardless of the version you’re installing. Remember that Drupal is one of the more powerful CMS (Content Management Systems), and may not be as easy to use or install out of the box as say, the more popular Wordpress blogging platform. But once you have Drupal installed and are comfortable using it, you’ll see that you have greater flexibility and power at your fingertips…

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Drupal Multisite Configurations and Hosts

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The ability for Drupal to run multiple sites from one account is a huge plus for admins that are deploying multiple Drupal installations. The simple reason for this is that all Drupal installations can be updated at once. Basically each additional domain “points” to the document root of your primary Drupal installation. All you need to do to update the files of each additional Drupal site is update the files in the root install once…

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Easy Website Templates: Get Your Site Running in No Time

Best Website Templates

Website design can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. You can be in control of your website’s look and feel without feeling overwhelmed. Whether you’re looking for a blog template, a template for your small business, a bright-colored and flashy theme, or a more minimalist design, there are a number of easy website templates to choose from and you can even search by website type, keywords, functionality, and more…

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How to Reset Drupal Admin Password

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There’s nothing more frustrating than updating your Drupal site only to be unable to login, and not having your admin password, therefore effectively locking you out of your site entirely. The first thing to try is to click on the lost password link, and have the password emailed to you. There is, however, a couple scenarios where this will fail to work…

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Overriding Drupal CSS Stylesheet

Drupal style sheet override

Generally you should avoid modifying any “core” Drupal files, in other words files that come standard with any new Drupal release. This promotes compatibility and takes advantage of Drupal’s extensibility. Therefore I suggest you override any drupal.css styles in your theme’s stylesheet…

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Integrating phpBB with Drupal

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While Drupal’s forums function fine and provide simple forum functionality, many users want the advanced functionality and extra features that bulletin board applications such as phpBB provide. However, getting the two to work together can be a real pain. So here’s a tutorial on integrating the two. In this example we use Drupal 4.7.x and phpBB 2.0.x. We can’t guarantee that this tutorial will work for other versions, although it may be worth a shot. Finally, this tutorial assumes that you already have a working drupal installation…

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