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November, 2009

  • 11 November

    How to Disable "Register Globals" in PHP

    Many content management systems (CMS) like Joomla recommend users disable a PHP security feature called “register_globals”. The default setting for it is controlled by your server administrator. If you have a shared hosting account, however, you still might be able to override the default server settings. To accomplish this, create …

October, 2009

  • 1 October

    Joomla vs WordPress

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    Question: I’m torn between two content management systems (CMS). Should I choose Joomla or WordPress? Answer: There are hundreds of content management systems and tens of really good ones, but two very popular ones: Joomla and WordPress, are often highlighted. The truth of the matter is that there are benefits …

September, 2009

  • 29 September

    Search Engine Friendly URLs

    In a previous post, we learned about dynamic websites. One of the drawbacks of dynamic websites that we did not mention was the incomprehensibly long URLs that often result. The URL to a page might looks something like: yourdomain.com/indep.php?reallylongname&somethingelse&sid003234. Content management systems like Joomla, provide a solution that works fairly …

  • 24 September

    Static vs Dynamic Websites

    Question: What is the difference between a static website and a dynamic website? Answer: A static website relies on traditional HTML pages to display content. Typically, a person will create the pages in an offline editor, such as Dreamweaver or even a plain text editor like Notepad, and then upload …

August, 2009

  • 13 August

    HostingCon: DemoWolf Releases 217 New Tutorials

    DemoWolf is a web hosting tutorial provider that offers a wide range of tutorials on all types of hosting services and software. Their tutorials include: control panels (such as Cpanel and H-Sphere), PayPapl, PuTTY, Photoshop, DNS, FTP, phpMyAdmin, Drupal, Joomla, and many others. The tutorials are flash-based, offering both text-based …

June, 2009

  • 19 June

    The Database Dilemma

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    One feature some consumers forget to look over before signing up for a hosting package is the number of MySQL databases offered. The most common type of database, MySQL is required to use any of the most popular blogging or CMS platforms. One clever trick hosts use to keep usage …

May, 2009

  • 8 May

    Top Free Content Management Systems

    Content management systems (CMSs) are great for websites of all shapes and sizes. They not only drastically reduce the amount of hardcode HTML editing needed to keep a website up-to-date, but are also easy to modify with add-ons and themes. Do a quick web search, though, and you’ll find there …