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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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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

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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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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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Exporting and Importing Drupal Nodes

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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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Sorry, Your Paypal Last Action Could Not Be Completed

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Many, many users on the Internet are currently experiencing the frustrating Paypal sorry your last action could not be completed error when they try and submit payment with Paypal. This happens whether they’re trying to buy a stuffed animal on the world famous auction site Ebay or a set of flowers from the local mom and pop online flower store…

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