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Next-page button for the Gbook moduleShow guestbook replies from the Gbook module for CMSMS with "endless scrolling" instead of a paginated view. Rolf   23-06-2018How to use SitemapMgrSitemapMgr creates page and module sitemap, robots.txt and humans.txt files. Ready to use sitemaps for several modules like News, CGBlog and Products are included! Rolf   23-06-2018Breadcrumbs for the CGBlog and News moduleAt www.welovecmsms.com I wanted a breadcrumbs trail as a navigational aid for the visitors. Rolf   23-06-2018Additional Front End Users module featuresA few extra's that help you using the Front End Users module in CMS Made Simple™. Rolf   23-06-2018Setting up Front End Users moduleA guide helping you to set up the Front End Users module in CMS Made Simple™ to easily protect the content of your pages. Rolf   23-06-2018Use module template output in multiple content blocksHow to use generated module content at different spots in your page lay-out. Gotta love Smarty. Rolf   23-06-2018Using non-jQuery AJAX form submission in CMSMSA way to submit a form AJAX-style in CMS Made Simple™. A guestblog from the Dutch forum member Guido. Guido   23-06-2018Calguy's RSS Reader templateIn this article I will show you tag examples, you can use building your own CG_RSS_Reader (SimplePie) template. Rolf   23-06-2018Hide your email address on CMSMS web pagesA prefilter file that will automaticly hide an email address at your CMS Made Simple™ site from email harvesting bots that scrap webpages, looking for email addresses. Rolf   23-06-2018CGBlog Admin article list usability improvementsAs a frequent user of the CGBlog module, I sometimes miss the overview of planned blog articles. Using the core module_custom feature you can simply adapt Admin templates to your likings. Rolf   23-06-2018Server Time DifferenceHaving problems with start and end time settings in a module? A news article is published, but isn't visible at the frontend of the website... You could have problems with the time settings at your website and/or server. calguy1000, Rolf   23-06-2018Moving posts from Guestbook to the Gbook moduleThe popular Guestbook module for CMS Made Simple™ sadly hasn't had any development lately... But lucky for us, there is an alternative: the well maintained Gbook module. Rolf   21-05-2018Simple Site Info and MgrThese modules provide a way to monitor the maintenance status of your CMS Made Simple websites. Rolf   23-06-2018Getting the image dimensions in SmartyUsing the height and width of the images and thumbnails in your Gallery templates should be pretty straightforward, not? Well I guess it wasn't... Until now! Manuel, Rolf   23-06-2018Adding previous and next links to the modules detail pagesThis tutorial demonstrates the power and simplicity of Smarty template code by using it to add previous and next buttons to the CMS Made Simple News module without any UDT. Manuel, Rolf   23-06-2018CMSMS modules and 'endless scrolling''Endless scrolling', 'lazy loading', 'endless pages', 'infinite scrolling', is a feature that only downloads extra content when you reach the end of the current content. Perhaps the most famous example is Facebook. You can scroll down your 'wall' and it will (probably) never end. Velden, Rolf   01-04-2018Additional anti-spam feature in Gbook moduleThe Gbook guestbook module for CMS Made Simple™ has a built-in anti-spam feature. It uses the b8 statistical (Bayesian) spam filter. At one of my websites where I use the GBook module I noticed spammers are getting more clever trying to by-pass the filter and it leaves me more work checking ham or spam... I found a really simple method to hide and show the form. When there is no form, a bot can't fill it in... Rolf   22-11-2017Breadcrumbs for the Products moduleThere isn't one method for adding a breadcrumb trail to the Products module for CMS Made Simple™. Climbing down the 'hierarchy ladder' to the product, you pass three templates and each template has its own method. Rolf   02-04-2018Group Company Directory items in alphabetical order and add shortcutsThe Company Directory module is great to show a survey of companies and contacts at your CMS Made Simple™ website. With a little adjustment to the summary template you can group the output in alphabetical order and add shortcuts to the entries. Rolf   22-11-2017Honeypot anti-spam feature for formbuilderIn this tutorial I will show you how Velden a honeypot anti-spam feature added to a Form Builder form in CMS Made Simple. Velden   18-11-2017Using strip tags in templates and stylesheetsStrip white space in templates and stylesheets can improve your website in different ways. But what are the best spots to put the strip tags? I always forget it, so will post some examples here to help myself, uhh you :) Rolf   18-11-2017Highlight moderator name in CGFeedback resultsAs the owner or moderator of a CMS Made Simple website using the CGFeedback module, you often reply to questions asked by visitors. But how to let the visitors see *you* are answering and not another person with your name...? Rolf   18-11-2017FormBuilder template and stylesheetThe default form template and stylesheet provided by the excellent FormBuilder module for CMS Made Simple™ is straightforward. Just the very basics are there. In this post I try to give a more extended styled form template. I hope it will give you a headstart styling the forms at your CMSMS website. Rolf   23-06-2018Direct link to searchresults Products moduleAt my no salt diet website I use the Products module for a Nutrient Database. When you want to know the nutritional values of in example an apple, you type "apple" in the searchbox, hit the submit button and you will get a list of all items containing the word "apple". So far, so good. But what I missed is a direct link to the search resultspage in case people ask me questions about some product. I created a work around to achieve this. Rolf   23-06-2018Formbuilder form in a FancyBox modal viewIn this guestblog CMSMS forummember Velden will show you how he implemented an Ajax based 'call-me-back' Form Builder form, that pops up in a FancyBox modal view. Velden   11-06-2018Flexible HTML code block in your blogs WYSIWYG editorSometimes you need to add HTML-code to a blog article, i.e. an iFrame or some code to include a third party (YouTube) movie. Using a WYSIWYG editor this isn't possible, you need to put the code in a Global Content Block and copy the GCB-tag in the text-editor. Having a small website this works fine, but for large websites it is a different story. The down side is you get lots of GCB's associated with different articles, the admin doesn't get clearer of it... Rolf   23-06-2018Create your own slider for news articles or imagesI will describe the basics of how to create a slider, you can use it yourself in your CMS Made Simple module templates. Think of rotating summary views of the News or CGBlog modules or rotating company logos in the CMSMS Banners module. Rolf   19-05-2018Building an image library in CMS Made SimpleAt my Pneumatic Tube website I show lots of photos. In order to meet all ownership laws (at least try to) I must find a way to document the source information of the photos at my website. Just a photo album module isn't enough... I needed an Image Library at my website! But there isn't an out-of-the-box CMSMS module for that... I had to think something out myself! And if I say so myself, I have succeeded! :o) I will briefly describe what I used and did. Rolf   23-06-2018Smooth page scroll to an anchorWith jQuery you can easily create nice smooth page scrolls to different content blocks. Rolf   18-11-2017Call a Smarty tag from a UDTFor my pneumatic tube website I am using the Products module for CMS Made Simple as an image library. The module is great for this purpose, I can add images and can store additional information in custom fields. But for adding a single image to a page I needed a large moduletag with parameters. If at some point I want to change something here I need to change all tags in the pages... I searched and found a methode to make this easier for me... Rolf   18-11-2017Create a RSS feed without a moduleI will show you an example RSS feed in combination with the CGBlog module for CMS Made Simple. You can also use it for several other modules, like News, CGCalendar, etc. You need to change the Smarty tags in the feed template matching with the module used. Rolf   18-11-2017Create dynamic sitemap, humans.txt and robots.txt filesTo help search engines like Bing and Google index your website you can use sitemaps and a robots.txt file. A module like SiteMapMadeSimple is a great solution to create your static sitemap. A disadvantage of the module is that after each content change the sitemap file is recreated. For very large websites it can take a while... I had that problem at one of my own websites. A few hunderd pages, a few thousand... Rolf   18-11-2017Assign a different header image per pageA recurring question at the CMS Made Simple forum is how to show a different header image for each website page. In this article I will show some examples how this can be done. Rolf   18-11-2017Add tags to the CGBlog or News moduleIn this tutorial I will show you a simple methode (using Smarty) to add a tagging feature to the CGBlog, News and other modules in CMS Made Simple. Rolf   02-04-2018Hide forms for certain IP addressesHide website forms for certain IP addresses (partial banning) Rolf   07-06-2018Count itemsSmall User Defined Tag that count items in an array, useful for several modules like News, CGBlog, Products, etc. Rolf   23-06-2018Add a class to all page(groups)You can use this small tag to get yourself a class name for the current page. This is very useful when you want to apply particular CSS style only to a certain page, or a subset of pages. Rolf   01-07-2018Test templates without breaking the frontendYou need to do some tests at your website. But you don't want to break the frontend for your visitors. A simple solution using Smarty. Rolf   23-06-2018Sort array modifierSorting the output of an array with this simple Smarty modifier. Rolf   23-06-2018Styling formsStyling a website form isn't that hard. A stylesheet example making your life much easier. Rolf   23-06-2018
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