How to modify and delete users in PHP-Nuke

After a user registers themselves in PHP-Nuke, they may later need to have some data changed. They also may need to be deleted from your roster altogether. This article will demonstrate how to modify or delete user information in your PHP-Nuke application. Deleting or modifying user information in PHP-Nuke Log into your PHP-Nuke admin area. Read More >

Forums in PHP-Nuke

PHP-Nuke includes forums as part of its functionality, but it actually uses a separate forum program to provide this feature.  The forum application is called PHPBB.  The following article simply shows what you will see when you go to the forums section.  A link will be provided showing how to find the tutorial series from Read More >

Removing Modules from the Menu PHP-Nuke

Modules make up a good deal of the functionality built into the PHP-Nuke content management system. The following article explains how to remove modules so that they are no longer part of the front end menu. Certain modules can be assigned for viewing, so that they may be visible to some while invisible to others. Read More >

Using the IP Ban Option in PHP-Nuke

There are occasions when you require that you keep specific people from accessing your website by banning their IP addresses.  Fortunately, there is a built-in option to ban IP addresses within the Administration interface called IP Ban.  They following article explains how to use the IP Ban option.     Banning IP Addresses using the Read More >

Creating a newsletter in PHP-Nuke

When managing a site that has a number of users, it can be beneficial to send them a newsletter. This can be for new information, site updates, or whatever you desire. In PHP-Nuke, the user registration section has an setting where the member can opt-in to your newsletter. Below is a set of instructions on Read More >

Add new custom module in PHP-Nuke

In this article I’m going to teach you how to add a new custom module to your PHP-Nuke website. In PHP-Nuke, modules are used in order to build up the menu items of your site. You could create for example a module that has some simple text content and a link to a remote website. Read More >

How to create a database backup in PHP-Nuke

When creating a website with PHP-Nuke, or any other CMS for that matter, it is always a good idea to make and keep backup copies of your data at regular intervals. This tutorial focuses on how to create a database backup from within your PHP-Nuke administrative dashboard. Backing up your database in PHP-Nuke Log into Read More >

How to use Google Analytics with PHP-Nuke

Website statistics can be used to help determine how to best develop the website.  PHP-Nuke includes its own tracking module- you can find more information on this module in Using the PHP-Nuke Statistics. However, if you want a much better and complete solution, you should incorporate Google Analytics into the PHP-Nuke website.  This will require Read More >

How to create an external link in PHP-Nuke

You can create links to external sites through the PHP-Nuke WYSIWYG editor in the admin dashboard. In the tutorials below, we are going to make a link that takes you to when clicked. Creating an external link Log into your PHP-Nuke Dashboard. Edit the page you want to insert a link into. Highlight the Read More >

How to manage modules from the sidebar

Within PHP-Nuke, you will see there are many different content modules on the sidebar. You have the ability to add and remove them from within the administration panel. Follow the steps below as we demonstrate how to enable or disable modules in your PHP-Nuke site. Managing modules in PHP-Nuke Log into the PHP-Nuke administrative interface. Read More >

How to Enable SSL Certificate in PHP-Nuke

In this article I’m going to show you how you can use a secure SSL certificate on your PHP-Nuke installation to encrypt data transmission between the server and clients. When you are accepting input on your website that could be of a secure nature, this information is transmitted in clear-text across the Internet. If someone Read More >

Using the PHP-Nuke Web Statistics Report

PHP-Nuke includes its own tool for tracking website statistics.  This option has a basic and a detailed view which tracks page views by month and hour.  The following article explains how to locate and use these options within a standard PHP-Nuke installation.   Accessing the PHP-Nuke Website Statistics   Login to the PHP-Nuke Administration Back-end. Read More >

Working With the Feedback Page in PHP-Nuke

After doing a lot of research, we found the built in feedback form for PHP-Nuke to be very limited and simple. When we looked for an Add-On module for a customizable contact form, or formmail we found many dead links.   In this tutorial we will show you how to work with the feedback module Read More >

How to change the theme in PHP-Nuke

Like most Content Management Systems (CMS), PHP-Nuke has the ability to switch themes in the PHP-Nuke Dashboard. This allows the webmaster to customize the sites Look and Feel. The following steps will tell you how to change the theme in your PHP-Nuke website Changing the theme in PHP-Nuke Log into your PHP-Nuke Dashboard. Click preferences Read More >

How to register a user in the PHP-Nuke admin area

In PHP-Nuke, you can create a user from within the back office. This tutorial explains how to register a new user from within the administration interface of your PHP-Nuke website. Registering a new user in PHP-Nuke Log into your PHP-Nuke admin interface.   From the main admin page, click on the Users icon from the Read More >

Creating a Content page in PHP-Nuke

PHP-Nuke has several types of pages you can make within the Dashboard. You can make News, Messages, and Content pages. This article will explain how to make a Content page within PHP-Nuke. Steps to add a content page Log into your PHP-Nuke Dashboard. Click on the Content icon in the Modules Administration. In the Content Read More >

How to edit the footer in PHP-Nuke

When working with your PHP-Nuke site, you may decide to customize the footer area at the bottom of your webpages. It is very common to place a copyright or your business name in the footer. It can contain any information you wish to have displayed on all pages of your site. Below are the instructions Read More >

Adding an Image to a Page in PHP-Nuke

In the last article in our PHP-Nuke Education Channel, we showed you how to make a page. In this tutorial we will show you how to add an Image to a page in PHP-Nuke. It helps to have a basic understanding of HTML when completing this guide. How to Add an Image to a Page Read More >

How do I edit the Home page in PHP-Nuke?

This first step in editing your PHP-Nuke site is to remove the default text from the Home page. The Home page is actually a part of the Messages in PHP-Nuke. The following article will explain the steps to edit the Home page in PHP-Nuke. Steps to edit the home page Log into your PHP-Nuke Dashboard. Read More >

Changing the Admin password in PHP-Nuke

Managing a CMS like PHP-Nuke will require you to be able to change passwords for your users. This article will explain how to change the Admin password in PHP-Nuke. Steps to change the admin password Log into your PHP-Nuke Dashboard. Click Edit Admins. Important! If you click the Edit Admins link and you get an Read More >