PacktLib: Building Websites with e107

Building Websites with e107

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewer

Preface

An Introduction to e107

History of Content Management Systems

How a Content Management System Works

Brief History of e107

The People Who Make e107 Possible

Summary

Installing e107

Requirements

Operating System Requirements

Installing e107

Uploading e107 to Your Server

Setting File Permissions

Ru´╗┐nning the Installation Script

Securing Your Installation

Upgrading an Existing e107 Installation

Troubleshooting Common Installation Problems

Summary

Setting Site Preferences

The e107 Front End

The e107 Back End

Creating the Front Page

Summary

Customizing the Look and Feel of Your Site

What is a Theme?

Understanding the Theme Layout

Psychology of Color

Selecting a Theme

Customizing Layout

The WYSIWYG Editor

The File Upload Manager

Creating Menu Items Using the Custom Page/Menu Tool

Customizing Our Site

Summary

Customizing Your Site for e-Commerce with Plugins

Introduction to Plugins

Banner Plugin

Shopping Cart Plugin

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Plugin

Summary

Customizing Your Site for Business with Plugins

User Class

The Forum Plugin

The Poll Plugin

Changin´╗┐g Themes for a More Professional Business Appearance

Summary

Adding Content to e107

Content Management Plugin

The Coppermine Plugin

Summary

Information Dissemination

The Newsletter Plugin

Event Calendar Plugin

RSS Plugin

Search Engines

Summary

Maintenance, Optimization, and Security

Database Utilities

Security

Summary

Resources

Resources