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Apache Roller 4.0 - Beginner's Guide

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Apache Roller 4.0 - Beginner's Guide

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
About the Reviewers
Pop Quiz Answers

Time for action — changing Roller's file upload settings

In the following exercise, I'll show you how to change the size limit for file uploads.

  1. Open your web browser and log into Roller. The New Entry page will appear. Click on the Main Menu link from Roller's menu bar:

  2. The Main Menu page will appear next, showing you a list of all your blogs:

  3. Now click on the Server Administration link under the Actions panel to go to your blog server's settings:

  4. The Roller Configuration page will show up. Scroll down this page until you locate the File Upload Settings section:

  5. The Enable File Uploads? checkbox must be checked to allow file uploading. Change the value in the Max File Size (MB) field to 8.00 and the value in Max Directory Size (MB) to 40.00, just to allow enough space for several video files. You can always come back and change these values to suit your own needs.

  6. Scroll down the page until you locate the Save button and click on it to save your new settings. Roller will respond with the Changes...