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Movable Type 101: Getting Started

Movable Type Home pageMovable Type is a free website development software that you can install through Softaculous. You can create a website and a blog withing Movable type giving Movable Type great functionality for developing a website. This course will explain how to install Movable Type, log into the dashboard, and set up the basic configuration.

Setting up Movable Type

This section will explain how to set up Movable Type on your server.
Section 1:
How to Install Movable Type with Softaculous
This is a walk through guide on installing Movable Type using Softaculous.
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Section 2:
How to log into your Movable Type admin dashboard
In this Moveable Type tutorial, we'll show you how to log into your administration dashboard for the first time. Your admin dashboard is where you will login and manage your site.
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Section 3: Resetting Your Password in Movable Type
This is a guide on how to view or change your admin email address for Movable type so you can reset your password.
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Base Configuration

These articles will explain how to configure the base settings in Movable Type.
Section 4:
How to Set Your Movable Type Homepage
This is a guide on how to specify your homepage in Movable Type.
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Section 5:
Movable Type permissions changing to 666
Movable Type will automatically change the permissions back to 666 causing an Internal erver Error. This article will explain how to fix this error.
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Section 6: How to change the default language in Movable Type
If you are looking for how to change your default language in Movable Type, you will learn how in this quick article.
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Search and Navigation

The following articles explain how to search and filter Movable Type content.
Section 7: Using the Filtering Interface in the Movable Type Administrator
Movable Type includes a standard Filtering interface and Display options available throughout its Administrator Dashboard. The display options and filtering system can be used to find items within its multiple menus. This can be done through a customized search or by the available search options. The following tutorial guides you through the use of the Display options and Filtering system within the Movable Type Administrator.
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