It’s been a while since I’ve posted the last tutorial. Due to some unexpected events I finally found some time to write a new one.
The default autonav Block in Concrete5 allows you to add a navigation/menu to your site in almost no time. But as soon as you want to use images it get a bit more difficult. In this tutorial I’m going to show you, how you can specify pictures for each page and pull them in an autonav template.
Due to limited time I wasn’t able to write new articles for codeblog. This time there’s not going to be much text, just a free block which you can use for your site.
Concrete5 has a nice form block which allows you to create a contact form within a few seconds. You don’t even need to have any html or php skills to create a simple file upload form. Unfortunately this block isn’t very easy to style. It uses some html markup which makes it a bit tricky to use CSS. However, it doesn’t mean it’s impossible! I’m going to show you how you can easily create a styles form using Concrete5 Custom Templates to produce this:
UPDATE: The latest eAccelerator version doens’t contain the PHP API anymore. It therefore does no longer work with Concrete5! The upcoming version 5.4 is going to have support for APC and memcache. Sorry!
You want more speed with Concrete5? Make sure you’re using eAccelerator!
In this tutorial I’ll explain how to install eAccelerator on a Debian Linux Server.
Sometimes content should be presented in two columns. In this tutorial I’ll describe a possible solution that included a very simple block to display a staff/team member with a description on the right side of it. The result will look like this:
If you ever built your own Concrete5 theme you might have wondered why there are usually two css files – main.css and typography.css. In this tutorial I’ll show you some possibilities of typography.css. You should have basic knowledge about building a theme for Concrete5. Read this tutorial in case you never built one before: http://www.codeblog.ch/2009/01/concrete5-theme-erstellen/
Concrete5 offers you a lot of blocks you can add to your page. But sometimes you might want to have a certain block on every page. How do you do that?
There are two possibilities!