Tutorials

Changing Article Headings from H2 to H1 in Joomla Using an Extension

Millions of website on the internet use Joomla as a content management system. It is a very robust and powerful CMS, indeed. After installing Joomla for your website, however, you will notice that article titles are displayed as H2 on article pages instead of H1. And this is not good for SEO. Sure, you can tinker with the Joomla code to change that, but when you upgrade to a new… Read more

Removing “Home” from the Front Page in Joomla

Joomla is a very robust content management system. It is the second most widely-used CMS that powers millions of website on the internet. After installing Joomla on your web host, you will notice that the word “Home”, which is the title for your home page, is displayed on the front page of your website. The steps below will walk you through removing it from the front page of a Joomla… Read more

Media Files Management in Drupal 8 with the IMCE Module

Drupal is among the top three content management systems that power millions of websites on the internet. It is especially popular in large-scale enterprise projects. However, the standard installation for Drupal does not include file or media assets management. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to install the IMCE module in Drupal 8 which you can use to browse and embed media files from the WYSIWYG editor. Installation… Read more

Clean URLs in Drupal 8

Drupal is a very powerful and robust content management system. However, the Drupal standard installation does not include the feature to make URLs out of article titles. Instead, the default URL in Drupal is like this: yoursite.com/node/1. This tutorial will walk you through the process of making article titles the URLs in Drupal 8. 1. Install and activate the required modules. Pathauto Token Chaos Tool Suite (ctools) (Refer to the… Read more

How to Install a Module in Drupal 8

Drupal is among the most widely-used content management systems on the internet. It is especially popular among web personnel of large-scale enterprise projects. In this tutorial, we will teach you two ways to install a module in Drupal 8: via the dashboard and via cPanel. A module is a piece of code that extends Drupal’s functionalities. In WordPress, it is called a plugin; in Joomla an extension. We will install… Read more

Hiding the Login Form in Joomla 3

By default, the Login Form is displayed on the front page of a Jooma website. It is useful depending on the type of website you are working on. If you want to remove the Login Form from the front page for whatever reasons, follow the steps below. 1. Go to Extensions > Modules in the dashboard of your Joomla website. 2. Look for the Login Form among the listed modules…. Read more

Clean URLs in Joomla 3 Using an Extension

Joomla is the second most popular content management system on the internet. If you are interested in Joomla, however, the learning curve is steep — steeper than that of learning WordPress. One of the challenges you will encounter after installing Joomla for your website is the default URL format: it includes numbers and keywords added by Joomla. In this tutorial, we will make the URLs of a Joomla website more… Read more

Clearing the Cache in Drupal 8

Drupal is one of the most powerful Content Management Systems on the internet. It is often praised for its loading speed. That speed comes from Drupal’s built-in caching feature. Cache (also called cache memory) is a type of computer memory used for temporary storage and quick retrieval of frequently or recently used information or instructions. If you are updating a Drupal site, you will need to clear the Drupal cache… Read more

Creating a Widget Area in WordPress

One of the beauty of having a custom theme for your website is you get the chance to decide where to place certain elements of your site. In WordPress, if you write your theme from scratch, you will be able to decide in which parts of your site you want to display your widgets. This tutorial will teach you how to create a widget area in the sidebar of a… Read more

Repairing WordPress Site Database

If you are logging in to your website as Administrator and you encounter the Error establishing database connection, one of the reasons the error occurred could be one or some of your database tables have been corrupted. Here are the steps to repair your database: 1. Open the wp-config.php file of your WordPress installation and look for the following line: /* That’s all, stop editing! Happy publishing. */ 2. Add… Read more