Category Archives: CMS (en)

Inundated with spam

About 70 spam comments came in on my wp blog… How to deal with spam on a wordpress blog? Read below.

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Spam protection works!

I got shat on in the comments 24 times last night. Those norkadillers attacked again. Apparently this botnet has put my blog firmly on their spam lists. However, they got excited early, because…

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How do I set up Google Analytics?

I came across the fact that I had to help someone put Google Analytics on his site. Until recently I myself had never even heard of this service. I saw that it is actively talked about on the forums and … Continue reading

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What is SEF ?

Search Engine Friendly URL (SEF) is a method used in CMS that can automatically convert dynamic links (example: http://skobki.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11&Itemid=21) to static links (https://skobki.com/something_nice). It is used for correct optimization by search engines.

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CMS. Part 1. Who’s who.

CMS (Content management system as content management system / sites) – content management system used to store and publish a large amount of information in different formats.

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Rights in Drupal

In my line of work, I am working on learning Drupal. The system is interesting, easily expandable. Of the disadvantages – much more difficult than Joomla in both learning and administration. But this is either functionality or simplicity.   Well, … Continue reading

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Joomla and Drupal

What do Joomla and Drupal have in common? For example, Joomla has linux.com, and Drupal has ubuntu.com   Both sites have a huge load. Both have a high level of services. Both work fast.   So what’s the difference? Briefly … Continue reading

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How to update old WordPress (1.x, 2.x, etc.) – the universal and simple way

The most concise instructions, from me personally:   0) If you have WordPress version 2.7 or higher – use automatic update. If not, read on (smiley face)   1) Backup site   (phpmyadmin database and files, download backup on the … Continue reading

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Joomla 2.5 lost admin panel (solution)

Sometimes you move a site to new hosting under a test alias to update or make changes. For example, the site skobki.com transferred to the domain skobki.com.superhostingblabla.com   As a result, disappears admin – you can not go to sitname.com/administrator … Continue reading

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Joomla 2.5 menu sorting does not work (solution)

After upgrading from joomla 1.0.15 to joomla 2.5 the menu sorting stops working. Faced with this on the third migrated site. Cures are very simple. You need to query the database to reset the output order of the menu. To … Continue reading

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Installing and configuring MediaWiki

Installation:   Here everything is simple – the installation is not particularly different from the installation of any CMS – joomla or wordpress.   1) Download MediaWiki distribution kit 2) Create a database and database user

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Protecting MediaWiki from vandals and spammers #1 – basic protection

As soon as you open your wiki and it starts to be indexed by search engines, you will have a lot of problems.

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phpBB – add a link in the menu?

Probably every administrator of a phpBB forum sooner or later adds additional links at the top. So it’s time for me to ask – how do I add a link at the top of the forum (in the header) of … Continue reading

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Joomla 2.5 – setting session time out limit in frontend

Accidentally came across the following potential vulnerability in joomla – the end of session in the frontend in Joomla does not match the backend – the session did not end for more than two days. Pretty dangerous if you give … Continue reading

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Joomla 2.5 – configuring user rights

When you need to differentiate user rights in the frontend, you may encounter a problem when the rights in the “user manager” for some reason show “allowed”, although it is “inherited” from users who have “prohibited”.   A trick of … Continue reading

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rss cache Joomla 2.5

Faced with an amazing bug in Joomla 2.5:   When importing news from third-party sites via rss, they first hang for a while, and then completely disappear. After an hour of wandering it became clear that the problem with the … Continue reading

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Smileys in WordPress: a guide to remembering codes

Faced with the need to put graphical emoticons in WordPress instead of the beloved brackets (brackets.com does not approve!).   Graphic emoticons are very fruitful for the site’s position in search engines, while symbols confuse unfortunate googlesiders and other search … Continue reading

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