How to insert JavaScript into a PHP-Fusion article

In this article I’m going to discuss the process of adding a bit of JavaScript code into a PHP-Fusion article. This process is going to take advantage of the built-in add_to_head output handling function that is available in PHP-Fusion. There are also other output handling functions like add_to_footer and add_to_meta that allow you to perform Read More >

Dealing with Database Errors in PHP-Fusion

Occasionally, there is the need to move or migrate a PHP-Fusion installation. With the move there is a risk of getting the information for the database server set incorrectly, or there might be a problem with the SQL server. The following article describes the database errors that you may see when encountering these issues with Read More >

Installing an Addon in PHP-Fusion

In this tutorial we will show you how to install an Addon or Infusion in PHP-Fusion. Infusions allow you to expand the functionality of your website by adding things such as bulletin boards, or a site search. In our tests we are installing a guest tracking infusion. How to Install an Addon: Download the Addon Read More >

Viewing error reporting in PHP-Fusion

Within programs such as PHP-Fusion, there are tools you can use to find errors that may occur within the application. PHP-Fusion has an easy to use tool to allow you to view and deal with errors that occur within it’s files. Below is a step by step guide on viewing error reports from the admininstrative Read More >

Forcing PHP-Fusion to work over SSL

In this tutorial we will show you how to make visitors use the secure SSL address (https://) for your PHP-Fusion website. This is important if you want data from the site transmitted over an encrypted ssl connection. We must first update the setting in the Admin Panel, then use the .htaccess to force people to Read More >

Restoring a database backup in PHP-Fusion

After previously creating a database backup, you may need to restore the data. Restoring a database backup will set all data back to the point the backup was created. This means losing any data that was created or input since that time. Follow the instructions below as we explain how to restore your database backup Read More >

How to Set the Home Page in PHP-Fusion

Setting the Home page in PHP-Fusion is a matter of knowing the Site Links, and Panels that are set within the layout of the theme that is used with your PHP-Fusion installation. The theme settings also let you designate an opening page, but it will be affected by the panel settings. The following article is Read More >

How to create a database backup in PHP-Fusion

As with any other program type, it is always a good idea to create and store backups on a regular basis. This quick article will explain how to create a database backup for your site from within the PHP-Fusion admin dashboard. Creating a database backup in PHP-Fusion Log into the PHP-Fusion admin interface. From the Read More >

Security Options in PHP-Fusion

Security in PHP-Fusion include options to stop spammers from automatically adding entries and users. It also has features that stop automatic entries into forums called flooding, a foul language filter, and an option to place the website in Maintenance Mode. The following article describes each option and its location within the PHP-Fusion interface. Using the Read More >

Using the Contact Form in PHP-Fusion

The contact form used in PHP-Fusion is a default form that appears as a link within the website viewable in the front-end. This form is non-editable through the Admin Panel interface, though it can be removed or re-positioned through the site links. The following article will discuss how to find the form in front-end interface, Read More >

Modify the copyright footer in PHP-Fusion

As PHP-Fusion is free open-source software release under the AGPL (Affero General Public License), it displays a copyright notice in the footer of every page by default. This can be modified to a certain extent, and in this article I’ll explain the process. Footers in PHP-Fusion Below you can see the 3 different type of Read More >

Modify the sub-footer in PHP-Fusion

By default PHP-Fusion will let you modify the footer from the admin panel. This however displays at the very bottom of your PHP-Fusion site, and if you’d like to instead place a footer in-between your front page content and the bottom of the page, this article will explain that in detail. Modify the sub-footer include Read More >

Setting Up SMTP in PHP-Fusion

In this tutorial we will show you how to enter your SMTP settings in PHP-Fusion. These settings will be used when your website is required to send outgoing emails. This is the recommended way to send emails from your website, as it is less likely to be flagged as spam on the recipient’s server. How Read More >

Editing the site introduction in PHP-Fusion

New Installations of PHP-Fusion will have a brief introduction on the home page of the site. This is called the Site Introduction. By default the site will say “Welcome to your site“. This section can be left blank if you want no site introduction or you can add whatever text you want. The following article Read More >

Adding Google Analytics Code to PHP-Fusion

In this tutorial we will show you how to add a Google Analytics Tracking code to your PHP-Fusion Website. Google analytics allows you to view statistics regarding visitors to your website. How to Add a Google Analytics Code: In the root of your PHP-Fusion files, edit the footer.php file. It is located in: /themes/templates/footer.php Enter Read More >

Add ReCaptcha to PHP-Fusion

Setting up Recaptcha is a simple matter within PHP-Fusion because it is integrated within the interface. The following tutorial will walk you through setting up Recaptcha in the Security section of the PHP-Fusion Admin Panel. NOTE: Before you can setup Recaptcha in PHP-Fusion, you will need to obtain a key by going to the following Read More >

How to add a new download in PHP-Fusion

After creating one or more categories in PHP-Fustion, you are free to add content for downloads to your Php-Fusion site. Follow the instructions below to learn how. Adding a new Download in Php-Fusion How to login to the PHP-Fusion Admin Panel. From the main admin area, click on the Downloads button found on the Content Read More >

PHP-Fusion Main Site Settings Overview

You can change the appearance of different areas of your PHP-Fusion website through the Main Settings in your Administrator Panel. Areas like the Site name, Site Banner, Footer text, Themes and more can be updated through the Settings section of your PHP-Fusion Admin Panel. This article will briefly explain the Main Settings section in your Read More >