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Integrating phpBB with Drupal

Drupal integrating phpBB

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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How to Create a Favicon Icon (.ICO) in Photoshop

How to create a favicon

A favicon is the little icon that shows up in the corner of the current browser tab, or browser window, of the web page you are viewing. While there’s all sorts of favicon creating software out there, if you own a copy of Photoshop there’s a free plugin that will let you create favicon’s quickly and easily…

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Exporting and Importing Drupal Nodes

Drupal exporting and importing nodes

Before Drupal, I used development environments where I could comfortably update snippets of content on multiple pages (at times literally hundreds) in seconds. Since delving into the CMS (Content Management Systems) world, and particularly Drupal, I have become fond of all the features, and especially the support community, that CMS users benefit from. However, I wasn’t able to find a way to easily update all my nodes.

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What are the Different Video (Movie) File Formats?

Video camera

This is a section of our article on file formats explained that describes different video file formats. Learn what powers your iPod and iPhone videos and and why you’re able to watch feature length films on such a little device. We cover mpeg, avi, Quick Time, FLV, mp4, and RM (Real Media). If you have a …

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What is Web Hosting? How it Works and How to Get Started

Guide to Web Hosting Services

Want to launch your website but not sure how to get it online? The web can seem like a massive tangle, and it’s definitely confusing when you first dive in. One of the most important decisions you’ll make for your website’s success is how and where to host your website. It’s crucial that you understand what web hosting is and what options you have to make the best decision for your site. We know, we know, the name alone (hosting) sounds daunting but we are here to help. Here we’ll help unravel the intricacies of web hosting, so you can have a successful, killer website…

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Dreamhost PHP and Discount Code

Does Dreamhost Support PHP?

You’ve probably heard about Dreamhost. They’re a well known and fairly reliable hosting service. We don’t hesitate recommending them and for a limited time are able to provide our users with a $50 off discount any hosting package. Just use coupon code (ie. promo code) We Rock Your Web50 to get your rebate, courtesy of We Rock Your Web Community…

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Create a High-Powered, Easy to Use and Secure Ecommerce Site

Lady shopping online

Think of back in the day when you needed to hire a web designer or web master – the archaic guru that spoke in code and impressed you with a flashy website that did everything from sell your products to make your coffee…or did it? Was it all hype and promise, and when it came down to it, after having shelled out your hard earned cash, you learn that the website is so complex that you need to hire them again and again to make updates, fixes, add products, and to keep it working and online? It’s time to kiss the old web days goodbye….

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