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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
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Time for action — deleting a comment in your weblog

OK, it's time for you to learn how to use the Comment Management page. In this case, we'll see how to delete an unwanted comment from your weblog.

  1. Log into your Roller weblog, and click on the Comments link from the New Entry page:

  2. Roller will take you to the Comment Management page, where you'll see a list of all the comments in your weblog:

  3. Locate the third comment you made (it should be the first one in the list, as it's in a chronological order) and select the Delete checkbox to mark it for deletion:

  4. Scroll down the page until you locate the Save changes button and click on it to delete the marked message. Roller will take you back to the Manage Comments page, but this time it will show the Successfully updated comments message, along with the updated comments list:

What just happened?

See how easy it is to get rid of unwanted comments. Just go to the Comment Management page, select the Delete checkbox on any comment that you want to delete...