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Apache Roller 4.0 - Beginner's Guide

By : Alfonso V. Romero, Brian Fitzpatrick, Alfonso Vidal Romero
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Apache Roller 4.0 - Beginner's Guide

By: Alfonso V. Romero, Brian Fitzpatrick, Alfonso Vidal Romero

Overview of this book

Apache Roller enables you to build a fully-featured, multi-user blog server apt for all kinds of blogging sites. It is an ideal tool to create your own blogging network with unlimited users and blogs, forums, photo galleries, and more! While it is exciting to have a list of interesting features it can offer you, it might be a little difficult to get started with it by your self. This book will teach you how to get started with Apache Roller and make the most of all its features using step-by-step, detailed instructions. You will learn how to establish your internet presence with an Apache Roller blog and use the latest web tools to enhance your posts and attract visitors. You will also learn how to promote your blog on popular social bookmarking services and customize it to suit your need. This hands-on and practical book introduces you to Apache Roller. Starting off with the configuration and installation of your own blog, you'll then quickly learn how to add interesting content to your blog with the help of plenty of examples. You'll also learn how to change your blog's visual appearance with the help of Roller themes and templates and how to create a community of blogs for you and your colleagues or friends in your Apache Roller blog server. The book also looks at ways you can manage your community, and keep your site safe and secure, ensuring that it is a spam-free, enjoyable community for your users.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Apache Roller 4.0
About the Author
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Time for action — downloading the JavaMail API

All you need to do is download a zip file from the Sun website, unzip it, and copy the mail.jar file to the lib folder in Tomcat, from where Roller can use it along with all the other common library files needed.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and type downloads/index.html. Scroll down through the page until you find the Download JavaMail 1.4.2 link:

  2. Click on the Download button to go to the download page. Select I agree to the JavaMail 1.4.2 License Agreement and click on the Continue button:

  3. On the next download page, select the link to open the Opening dialog. Select the Save File radio button and click on the OK button to start the download process.

  4. Once the download completes, use the Mozilla Firefox Download Manager to open the folder containing the file (right-click on the file name and select Open Containing Folder from the pop-up menu):

  5. Right-click on...