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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

Appendix A. Resources

e107 Resources

You only needs to do a search in your search engine of choice to find resources. Below are just a few of the many resources available that will be of use to you. Of course, do not forget that one of your best sources for learning is Packt Publishing, which has a continually growing list of titles.

Official Sites

  • This is the official e107 Content Management Site. Here you will find the latest versions, updates, bug tracking and documentation, and forums.

  • The official WIKI for e107. Here you will find additional information not covered in this book, animated tutorials, and more advanced e107 features.

  • This site is dedicated to the discussion and creation of plugins for the e107. Here you will find common specifications for plugin creation, can request free/fee plugins, and can upload or download existing plugins.

  • This site is the official non-commercial themes site for e107. Here you will find additional themes for your e107 site.

  • This site contains information on frequently asked questions and also has a valuable code snippet library for code writers.

  • This site offers step-by-step visual tutorials to help e107 users to install and configure various plugins.

Other Sites

  • This site offers work-around solutions commonly referred to as hacks that are not available as a feature of plugins or core programs.

  • The author's website offers e107 web hosting, FAQs, and downloads to accompany this book.

World Sites

  • e107 France:

  • e107 UK:

  • e107 Hungary:

  • e107 Netherlands:

  • e107 Denmark:

  • e107 Germany:

  • e107 Russia:

  • e107 Poland:

  • e107 Argentina:

  • e107 Czech:

  • e107 Brazil:

  • e107 Australia:

  • e107 Israel:

  • e107 Arabic:

  • e107 USA:

  • e107 Bulgaria:

  • e107 Romania:

  • e107 Sweden:

  • e107 Slovenia:

Resources for Running e107 on a Windows OS

The following is a partial list of sites that offer a combination of Apache, PHP, and MySQL as a package for installation on computers running the Windows operating system. These installations will allow you to install the necessary tools to run e107 on your windows machine without having to install and debug each program individually.

  • XAMPP:

  • Easy PHP:


Apache Resources

  • The Apache Software Foundation provides support for the Apache community of open-source software projects.

PHP Resources

  • PHP Net: The website is the official site for PHP.

  • PHP Freaks: The website provides you with information to use while learning or developing PHP and MySQL. Additionally, it offers help for Apache, MySQL, Javascript, CSS, XML, and much more.

  • PHP Builder: The website is a resource for PHP tutorials, templates, PHP manuals, and content management.

MySQL Resources

  • MySQL: The website is the official site of MySQL, the world's most popular database application.