Code Syntax Highlighting in WordPress

Have you visited a webpage where lines of programming code are written in different colors depending on their function in the code? That is called syntax highlighting. In this tutorial, we will implement syntax highlighting in WordPress using a plugin that is built on SyntaxHighlighter, a JavaScript package developed by Alex Gorbatchev.

Changing the Order of Articles on the Front Page in Joomla 3

Jooma is a very robust content management system. When you first use it for your website, you are easily overwhelmed by the number of buttons and options in the dashboard. And it does not help that the front page does not display the most recent articles first by default. In this tutorial, we will rearrange the order of articles on the front page of a Joomla 3 site; we will display the articles from the newest to the oldest.

Quick Configuration for the W3 Total Cache Plugin in WordPress

W3 Total Cache is one of the top WordPress cache plugins. Its plugin page describes it this way: “W3 Total Cache improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance, reducing load times via features like content delivery network (CDN) integration and the latest best practices.” In this tutorial, we will teach you a quick configuration for W3 Total Cache.

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 Joomla version your efforts will be gone in the wind. In this tutorial, we will install an extension to change article headings in Joomla 3 from H2 to H1.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 friendly to the human eye.