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Category Archives: Code

3 Things ExpressionEngine can do that WordPress simply cannot

I’m a programmer who uses the ExpressionEngine CMS to run some pretty data-intensive websites. Data intensive! WordPress is a great platform, don’t get me wrong. (This page and most of my other personal pages are all WordPress sites.) But if you’ve got data, you want something like ExpressionEngine. Here’s why. If/Then statements. Anywhere on any… Continue Reading

Moodle Server Setup (also Joomla via Joomdle) on Amazon EC2 and GoDaddy

Amazon EC2 MoodleServer The first part of this is largely a composite of two wiki articles at the Moodle.org Wiki started separately by Jamie Pratt and Brian Lockwood that taken together finally explained everything I had to do in order to get Moodle working on an Amazon EC2 server: http://docs.moodle.org/24/en/Installation_Guide_for_Installing_on_Amazon_EC2 http://docs.moodle.org/24/en/Amazon_EC2_Cloud_Services_Installation¬†¬† ¬† ¬† Rent an… Continue Reading

CSS – How To Create Colored Link Website Navigation-Bar WordPress “Breadcrumbs”

Thanks to WordPress automatically adding new CSS classes of its own to the navigation structure since WP3.0, color-indicated “breadcrumb” navigation is now possible, not only via the navigation bar, but using widget menu links or even links within an article! Dynamic Navigation Link Coloration is easy, now! Here are the new classes we’re getting to… Continue Reading