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Next-page button for the Gbook moduleNext-page button for the Gbook module
Show guestbook replies from the Gbook module for CMSMS with "endless scrolling" instead of a paginated view.
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How to use SitemapMgrHow to use SitemapMgr
SitemapMgr creates page and module sitemap, robots.txt and humans.txt files.
Ready to use sitemaps for several modules like News, CGBlog and Products are included!
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Breadcrumbs for the CGBlog and News moduleBreadcrumbs for the CGBlog and News module
At www.welovecmsms.com I wanted a breadcrumbs trail as a navigational aid for the visitors.
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Additional Front End Users module featuresAdditional Front End Users module features
A few extra's that help you using the Front End Users module in CMS Made Simple™.
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Setting up Front End Users moduleSetting up Front End Users module
A guide helping you to set up the Front End Users module in CMS Made Simple™ to easily protect the content of your pages.
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Use module template output in multiple content blocksUse module template output in multiple content blocks
How to use generated module content at different spots in your page lay-out. Gotta love Smarty.
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Using non-jQuery AJAX form submission in CMSMSUsing non-jQuery AJAX form submission in CMSMS
A way to submit a form AJAX-style in CMS Made Simple™. A guestblog from the Dutch forum member Guido.
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Calguy's RSS Reader templateCalguy's RSS Reader template
In this article I will show you tag examples, you can use building your own CG_RSS_Reader (SimplePie) template.
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Hide your email address on CMSMS web pagesHide your email address on CMSMS web pages
A prefilter file that will automaticly hide an email address at your CMS Made Simple™ site from email harvesting bots that scrap webpages, looking for email addresses.
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CGBlog Admin article list usability improvementsCGBlog Admin article list usability improvements
As a frequent user of the CGBlog module, I sometimes miss the overview of planned blog articles. Using the core module_custom feature you can simply adapt Admin templates to your likings.
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Server Time DifferenceServer Time Difference
Having problems with start and end time settings in a module? A news article is published, but isn't visible at the frontend of the website... You could have problems with the time settings at your website and/or server.
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Moving posts from Guestbook to the Gbook moduleMoving posts from Guestbook to the Gbook module
The popular Guestbook module for CMS Made Simple™ sadly hasn't had any development lately... But lucky for us, there is an alternative: the well maintained Gbook module.
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Simple Site Info and MgrSimple Site Info and Mgr
These modules provide a way to monitor the maintenance status of your CMS Made Simple websites.
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Getting the image dimensions in SmartyGetting the image dimensions in Smarty
Using the height and width of the images and thumbnails in your Gallery templates should be pretty straightforward, not? Well I guess it wasn't... Until now!
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Adding previous and next links to the modules detail pagesAdding previous and next links to the modules detail pages
This tutorial demonstrates the power and simplicity of Smarty template code by using it to add previous and next buttons to the CMS Made Simple News module without any UDT.
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CMSMS modules and 'endless scrolling'CMSMS modules and 'endless scrolling'
'Endless scrolling', 'lazy loading', 'endless pages', 'infinite scrolling', is a feature that only downloads extra content when you reach the end of the current content. Perhaps the most famous example is Facebook. You can scroll down your 'wall' and it will (probably) never end.
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Additional anti-spam feature in Gbook moduleAdditional anti-spam feature in Gbook module
The Gbook guestbook module for CMS Made Simple™ has a built-in anti-spam feature. It uses the b8 statistical (Bayesian) spam filter. At one of my websites where I use the GBook module I noticed spammers are getting more clever trying to by-pass the filter and it leaves me more work checking ham or spam...
I found a really simple method to hide and show the form. When there is no form, a bot can't fill it in...
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Breadcrumbs for the Products moduleBreadcrumbs for the Products module
There isn't one method for adding a breadcrumb trail to the Products module for CMS Made Simple™.
Climbing down the 'hierarchy ladder' to the product, you pass three templates and each template has its own method.
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Group Company Directory items in alphabetical order and add shortcutsGroup Company Directory items in alphabetical order and add shortcuts
The Company Directory module is great to show a survey of companies and contacts at your CMS Made Simple™ website.
With a little adjustment to the summary template you can group the output in alphabetical order and add shortcuts to the entries.
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Honeypot anti-spam feature for formbuilderHoneypot anti-spam feature for formbuilder
In this tutorial I will show you how Velden a honeypot anti-spam feature added to a Form Builder form in CMS Made Simple.
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Using strip tags in templates and stylesheetsUsing strip tags in templates and stylesheets
Strip white space in templates and stylesheets can improve your website in different ways. But what are the best spots to put the strip tags? I always forget it, so will post some examples here to help myself, uhh you :)
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Highlight moderator name in CGFeedback resultsHighlight moderator name in CGFeedback results
As the owner or moderator of a CMS Made Simple website using the CGFeedback module, you often reply to questions asked by visitors. But how to let the visitors see *you* are answering and not another person with your name...?
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FormBuilder template and stylesheetFormBuilder template and stylesheet
The default form template and stylesheet provided by the excellent FormBuilder module for CMS Made Simple™ is straightforward. Just the very basics are there. In this post I try to give a more extended styled form template.
I hope it will give you a headstart styling the forms at your CMSMS website.
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Direct link to searchresults Products moduleDirect link to searchresults Products module
At my no salt diet website I use the Products module for a Nutrient Database. When you want to know the nutritional values of in example an apple, you type "apple" in the searchbox, hit the submit button and you will get a list of all items containing the word "apple". So far, so good. But what I missed is a direct link to the search resultspage in case people ask me questions about some product. I created a work around to achieve this.
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Formbuilder form in a FancyBox modal viewFormbuilder form in a FancyBox modal view
In this guestblog CMSMS forummember Velden will show you how he implemented an Ajax based 'call-me-back' Form Builder form, that pops up in a FancyBox modal view.
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Flexible HTML code block in your blogs WYSIWYG editorFlexible HTML code block in your blogs WYSIWYG editor
Sometimes you need to add HTML-code to a blog article, i.e. an iFrame or some code to include a third party (YouTube) movie. Using a WYSIWYG editor this isn't possible, you need to put the code in a Global Content Block and copy the GCB-tag in the text-editor. Having a small website this works fine, but for large websites it is a different story. The down side is you get lots of GCB's associated with different articles, the admin doesn't get clearer of it...
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Create your own slider for news articles or imagesCreate your own slider for news articles or images
I will describe the basics of how to create a slider, you can use it yourself in your CMS Made Simple module templates. Think of rotating summary views of the News or CGBlog modules or rotating company logos in the CMSMS Banners module.
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Building an image library in CMS Made SimpleBuilding an image library in CMS Made Simple
At my Pneumatic Tube website I show lots of photos. In order to meet all ownership laws (at least try to) I must find a way to document the source information of the photos at my website. Just a photo album module isn't enough... I needed an Image Library at my website! But there isn't an out-of-the-box CMSMS module for that... I had to think something out myself! And if I say so myself, I have succeeded! :o) I will briefly describe what I used and did.
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Smooth page scroll to an anchorSmooth page scroll to an anchor
With jQuery you can easily create nice smooth page scrolls to different content blocks.
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Call a Smarty tag from a UDTCall a Smarty tag from a UDT
For my pneumatic tube website I am using the Products module for CMS Made Simple as an image library. The module is great for this purpose, I can add images and can store additional information in custom fields. But for adding a single image to a page I needed a large moduletag with parameters. If at some point I want to change something here I need to change all tags in the pages...
I searched and found a methode to make this easier for me...
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Create a RSS feed without a moduleCreate a RSS feed without a module
I will show you an example RSS feed in combination with the CGBlog module for CMS Made Simple. You can also use it for several other modules, like News, CGCalendar, etc. You need to change the Smarty tags in the feed template matching with the module used.
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Create dynamic sitemap, humans.txt and robots.txt filesCreate dynamic sitemap, humans.txt and robots.txt files
To help search engines like Bing and Google index your website you can use sitemaps and a robots.txt file. A module like SiteMapMadeSimple is a great solution to create your static sitemap. A disadvantage of the module is that after each content change the sitemap file is recreated. For very large websites it can take a while... I had that problem at one of my own websites. A few hunderd pages, a few thousand...
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Assign a different header image per pageAssign a different header image per page
A recurring question at the CMS Made Simple forum is how to show a different header image for each website page. In this article I will show some examples how this can be done.
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Add tags to the CGBlog or News moduleAdd tags to the CGBlog or News module
In this tutorial I will show you a simple methode (using Smarty) to add a tagging feature to the CGBlog, News and other modules in CMS Made Simple.
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Hide forms for certain IP addressesHide forms for certain IP addresses
Hide website forms for certain IP addresses (partial banning)
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Count itemsCount items
Small User Defined Tag that count items in an array, useful for several modules like News, CGBlog, Products, etc.
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Add a class to all page(groups)Add a class to all page(groups)
You can use this small tag to get yourself a class name for the current page. This is very useful when you want to apply particular CSS style only to a certain page, or a subset of pages.
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Test templates without breaking the frontendTest templates without breaking the frontend
You need to do some tests at your website. But you don't want to break the frontend for your visitors. A simple solution using Smarty.
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Sort array modifierSort array modifier
Sorting the output of an array with this simple Smarty modifier.
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Styling formsStyling forms
Styling a website form isn't that hard. A stylesheet example making your life much easier.
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