Movable Type Bible

Movable Type Bible

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If Movable Type can do it, you can do it too. By its very nature, the Web encourages change at a frenetic pace. "Movable Type" helps you manage that pace, and this is your indispensable guide to installing and using the most popular server-based personal publishing tool. From exploring Movable Type's template-driven publishing system to developing your own plug-ins, here's what you need to know to create and maintain sites as adaptable as the Web itself.Inside, you'll find what you need to know about Movable Type. This title helps how to: prepare your Web server and install Movable Type; set up and configure a weblog, using archives and categories to create a more sophisticated site; add visual elements with photos and graphics; design a weblog with templates and use template tags; establish communication among sites using trackback pings; add search capabilities and import content from other blogs; develop Perl-based plug-ins to enhance Movable Type; configure Movable Type to receive and manage comments from site visitors; and, see what's new in Movable Type 3.1 in a bonus Movable Type 3.1 appendix.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 26mm | 521.64g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Desktop ed
  • 0764573888
  • 9780764573880
  • 2,345,616

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If Movable Type can do it, you can do it too By its very nature, the Web encourages change at a frenetic pace. Movable Type helps you manage that pace, and this is your indispensable guide to installing and using the most popular server-based personal publishing tool. From exploring Movable Type's template-driven publishing system to developing your own plug-ins, here's what you need to know to create and maintain sites as adaptable as the Web itself.Inside, you'll find what you need to know about Movable TypePrepare your Web server and install Movable TypeSet up and configure a weblog, using archives and categories to create a more sophisticated siteAdd visual elements with photos and graphicsDesign a weblog with templates and use template tagsEstablish communication among sites using trackback pingsAdd search capabilities and import content from other blogsDevelop Perl-based plug-ins to enhance Movable TypeConfigure Movable Type to receive and manage comments from site visitorsSee what's new in Movable Type 3.1 in a bonus Movable Type 3.1 appendix
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Table of contents

Preface.Acknowledgments.Chapter 1: Publishing with Movable Type.Chapter 2: Preparing a Web Server for Movable Type.Chapter 3: Installing Movable Type.Chapter 4: Configuring a Weblog.Chapter 5: Writing a Weblog Entry.Chapter 6: Organizing a Weblog.Chapter 7: Publishing Photographs and Other Files.Chapter 8: Producing Web Pages with Template Tags.Chapter 9: Designing a Weblog with Templates.Chapter 10: Offering Comments.Chapter 11: Sharing Trackback Links.Chapter 12: Backing Up a Weblog.Chapter 13: Adding Search Capabilities to a Weblog.Chapter 14: Importing Entries from Another Weblog.Chapter 15: Connecting to Movable Type with XML-RPC.Chapter 16: Enhancing Movable Type with Plug-Ins.Chapter 17: Presenting External Web Content with Plug-Ins.Chapter 18: Publishing RSS Syndication Files.Chapter 19: Supporting the Atom Syndication Format and API.Chapter 20: Developing New Plug-Ins with Perl.Chapter 21: Hooking into Movable Type with Plug-Ins.Appendix.Index.
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About Rogers Cadenhead

Rogers Cadenhead is a Web developer, RSS Advisory Board member, and host of more than 3,000 webloggers on Buzzword.Com. He has written 19 books on Internet-related topics, including Radio UserLand Kick Start and Teach Yourself Java 2 in 21 Days. He's also a Web publisher whose sites receive more than 10 million visits a year. He maintains this book's official World Wide Web site at http://www.cadenhead.org/movable.
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