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Building Websites with e107

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Building Websites with e107

Overview of this book

e107 is a PHP-based content management system that uses the popular open source MySQL database system for content storage. e107 is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License and is completely free, totally customizable and in constant development. It is an ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more. It has a large, enthusiastic, and helpful community of users.If you want to create a powerful, fully-featured website in no time, this book is for you. This book will help you explore e107, putting you in the picture of what it offers, and how to go about building a site with the system. The book covers all the core features of e107, and it is thorough and incremental tutorial approach it gives you the understanding to experiment with advanced features and customization.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Building Websites with e107
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Customizing Our Site

Finally we are going to change the appearance of the site to make it look more like a veterinary site. Before we start we have some housekeeping to do from our previous chapter. From the administrative interface do the following:

  1. 1. Select the News icon.

  2. 2. For ID 1 Welcome to e107 select the edit icon.

  3. 3. Scroll down to Visibility and select the No One (Inactive) checkbox that appears on clicking the description Choose which visitors will see news item.

  4. 4. Go to, register, and download the file. It will contain all the graphics we will be using for our web project.

  5. 5. Unzip the file to your hard drive.

  6. 6. Upload the graphic vet01.jpg to the /public_html/e107_images/ directory using either the File Upload Manger or your FTP client.

  7. 7. From the administrator menu of e107, click on the Welcome Message icon.

  8. 8. Select ID 2 Welcome (the welcome message we created previously).

  9. 9. Position the cursor right before the first letter...