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Use a UDT for content stylingUse a UDT for content styling
Using PHP-code for styling a content page or blog article is probably not the first thing that comes in mind. But because of the easy way to name and call the UDT, and the flexibility of its content it is very useful!!
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Easy way to use Font Awesome in CMS Made SimpleEasy way to use Font Awesome in CMS Made Simple
In WYSIWYG editors Font Awesome code can be difficult to add, and when have multiple icons in templates it might be a bit confusing... Solution: a simple UDT!
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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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Website style switcherWebsite style switcher
To make a website accessible for visitors with visual impairments I needed a style switcher to change the output of the template. Not only for text and background colors, but also for (layout) images.
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Customizing Admin theme without hacking filesCustomizing Admin theme without hacking files
If you want to make small changes to the default CMSMS Admin theme, you can change the core stylesheet files with the risk of overwriting it when upgrading the CMS. But creating a custom Admin theme might be a bit of an overkill for a few changes... CMS Made Simple™ has a - not very well-known - feature for doing this without any risk!
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UDT that outputs the current seasonUDT that outputs the current season
At our community website I made a header with a changing photo of our village and the surrounding area. I made four folders with photos, one for each season. With a User Defined Tag I read the date and determine what season it is and set it in a Smarty string. With that I change the output of the photo gallery path.
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Create a progress bar with Smarty and CSSCreate a progress bar with Smarty and CSS
If you want show your visitors i.e. the received money vs. the goal for a charity collection or show the still available tickets to a concert, it is nice to show a progress bar. You can do this with a few lines of Smarty and a bit of CSS.
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Pass a parameter to a global content blockPass a parameter to a global content block
In CMS Made Simple you can pass your own parameter to a global content block.
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Smartphone call me linkSmartphone call me link
A small User Defined Tag that can be used to create clickable call-me links of telephone numbers when the website is opened in a mobile web browser. After clicking the link it first opens a pop-up box asking for confirmation, to prevent accidental phone calls.
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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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Website maintenance tipsWebsite maintenance tips
While helping people at the CMS Made Simple forum I have seen a lot of websites and different working methods. I also notice pitfalls and see people having problems that I think could have been prevented...
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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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Change website lay-out depending on page contentChange website lay-out depending on page content
With this sample template you have three content blocks, the frontend of the website will change depending on the presence of content in these blocks. There is no need for multiple templates.
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Set, read and debug cookiesSet, read and debug cookies
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. You can use cookies to store user settings for i.e. website styling, language preferences, etc.
I will show you how to set, read and debug cookies at your CMS Made Simple website.
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Marking protected pages in your navigationMarking protected pages in your navigation
When using Calguy1000's FrontEndUsers module in CMS Made Simple you can easily protect the content of your pages and hide the buttons in the navigation for visitors who are not logged in.
But when you are logged in, you can't see the difference in the menu between regular and protected page buttons. With a small addition to the menu template you can add that feature.
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GeSHi - Generic Syntax HighlighterGeSHi - Generic Syntax Highlighter
Add the Generic Syntax Highlighter (GeSHi) to the frontend of your website.
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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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