Posts in Category: Content Management Systems

Adding You Are Here Message to mojoPortal Breadcrumbs

mojoPortal provides a nifty little BreadCrumb control which will show the path to the current page. We have used the control in several of our sites and from time to time, our customer ask us to put the "You Are Here" or some other text in front of the breadcrumbs. So that's simple, right? Well, yes and no. The BreadCrumb control doesn't have the ability to add a message to the crumbs so we have to add the text in the layout.master of our skin. Okay, that's simple too but the difficulty comes with making the message invisible when the page settings have breadcrumbs turned off or there read more

mojoPortal content features inside UI Widget

With the release of mojoPortal came the addition of Content Templates for FCKeditor and the examples included with mojoPortal for using the Content Templates were widgets like jQuery Accordian and Tabs. I like the Accordian and Tab widgets quite a bit because they allow me to easily include a very professional looking UI elements with very little work. Examples of the jQuery Accordian and Tabs are below: The first idea I had for using the widgets was to include a couple different contact forms on one page, each with its own tab. So I set out creating the 3 different Contact read more

SlideShow Crazy!

The latest release of mojoPortal (v added functionality to use a SilverLight SlideShow with the mojoPortal image gallery and a new feature for a slide show based on your Flickr account. Both of these features are very cool and I was excited to see them added to the mojoPortal core but when Joe Audette told me of another SlideShow feature he is adding to mojoPortal, I was jumping up and down and now I can't wait for the next release! Joe is adding the ability to the HTML Feature of mojoPortal to display any element in a Slide Show. All the user has to do is type out their text, read more

What We Like Best About mojoPortal

In a recent article, "Alert: What's Coming for Open Source CMS in September 2009", on CMSWire I noticed that they did not mention mojoPortal ( mojoPortal is my CMS of choice because of its usability, simple management and skinning. I have used many other CMS projects over the years and I have found mojoPortal the best for doing what a CMS is supposed to do which is save time and effort in the management of a website. Some key feature of mojoPortal that I like are: Multi-site installation allows you to host multiple sites with one installation of read more